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  • 1 Tear and share flower cupcakes
    Cupcakes Makes 10-12 Ingredients To bake 50g (2oz) self-raising flour 50g (2oz) caster sugar 50g (2oz) butter - softened 1 medium egg – beaten To decorate 200g Vanilla Snip and Swirl Mini chocolate...

  • 2 Daffodil biscuit pops
    Biscuits Makes 10-12 To bake 125g (4oz) butter or margarine 55g (2oz) caster sugar 180g (6oz) plain flour - sieved To decorate Apricot jam 250g Renshaw Yellow Ready to Roll Icing 250g Renshaw Orange...

  • 3 Bumblebee chocolate cupcakes
    Cupcakes Makes 10-12 To bake 140g (5oz) self-raising flour 2 tablespoons cocoa powder ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda Pinch of salt 110ml (4floz) buttermilk 1 teaspoon vinegar ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1...

  • 4 Go totally Thai at the Thai Festival 2009
    Whatever the weather this weekend, For a taste of something tropical head down to Greenwich Park - the oldest of the Royal Parks - which will be hosting the second Thai Festival. The event will showcase...

  • 5 A foodie day out with the kids at Leicestershire festival
    If you’re looking for a fun day out with the children on the weekend of July 24, head to Belvoir Castle in Grantham, Leicestershire to explore the CLA Game Fair. The show will be divided into...

  • 6 A day of burger-flipping fun in the sun
    On Sunday July 26, Laverstoke Park, home to one-time Forumla 1 champ and biodynamic farmer Jodi Scheckter, will be hosting this year's British Barbecue Championships. The 2,500 acre Hampshire farm which...

  • 7 Celebrate Independence day with an all-American shake
    American Independence day arrives on 4 July and it seems the perfect excuse to crank out some food from across the pond. In honour of our US cousins, who have taken diner style food to an art-form,...

  • 8 Fast, fuss-free recipes from Ainsley Harriott
    Ainsley Harriott is known for his simple, speedy style of cooking – a no-nonsense approach perfect for the pressed for time home cook. In Just Five Ingredients, his new cookery book, he takes this...

  • 9 TV farmer Jimmy Doherty hosts September Harvest festival
    Jamie Doherty, star of BBC2’s Jimmy’s Farm, will host a two day-food and wine extravaganza at his farm in the late summer haze. In September, Jimmy’s Harvest will see the gates thrown...

  • 10 Granola bars
    Ingredients (Makes 1 tray) 500g rolled oats 125g pitted prunes, quartered 125g dried apricots, quartered 100g pecans, quartered 90g sunflower seeds 90g pumpkin seeds ...

  • 11 A chance to get your own special recipe in the supermarket
    Whether a favourite pudding recipe, a unique twist on a classic like shepherd’s pie or a fantastic marinade for the barbecue, every family across the UK has its own speciality. And whatever it is,...

  • 12 A chance to get your own special recipe in the supermarket
    Whether a favourite pudding recipe, a unique twist on a classic like shepherd’s pie or a fantastic marinade for the barbecue, every family across the UK has its own speciality. And whatever it is, one...

  • 13 Delicious and fruity recipes to celebrate Mango Week
    Not only are we in the midst of Alphonso Mango season, but it's National Mango week. The kind folks over at Rubicon have supplied us with some tasty recipes and cocktails involving these fab fruits which...

  • 14 Restored country pubs tempt parents this bank holiday
    There's good news for parents looking to eat out this bank holiday. To tie in with the start of National Family Week on Monday restored country pub chain Marchant Inns has introduced some family friendly...

  • 15 Outdoor farm fun for the kids this half term
    If you're looking for a fun outdoorsy activity to keep the kids amused this May half term, Cadbury's might just have the very thing. The chocolate giant has organised a travelling family fun day, which...

  • 16 Ten top ways to get the kids eating more carrots
    Fill jacket potatoes or sandwiches with a mixture of grated carrot and Red Leicester cheese. Serve carrot sticks with favourite dips such as houmous or cheese and onion. Roast carrots with...

  • 17 12 things you probably didn’t know about carrots
    Carrots are naturally low in calories An 80g serving of cooked carrots contains just 24 calories, making them a great choice if you’re watching your weight Carrots are naturally low in fat and...

  • 18 12 things you probably didn't know about carrots
    Carrots are naturally low in calories An 80g serving of cooked carrots contains just 24 calories, making them a great choice if you’re watching your weight Carrots are naturally low in fat and...

  • 19 Ingredient of the week: Alphonso mango
    The very short season for alphonso mangos is in full swing. These are one of the most incredible tasting fruits on the planet – aromatic, sweet and sour – like a normal mango with the volume...

  • 20 Interview: Bill Granger
    Australian chef Bill Granger is as renowned for his sunny outlook as he is for his light, sunshine-infused food. Despite a manic schedule on his whistle-stop tour of England to promote his new book, Feed...



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