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  • 1 Bumblebee chocolate cupcakes
    CupcakesMakes 10-12 To bake140g (5oz) self-raising flour2 tablespoons cocoa powder½ teaspoon bicarbonate of sodaPinch of salt110ml (4floz) buttermilk1 teaspoon vinegar½ teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon red food colouring60g (2oz) butter -...

  • 2 Tear and share flower cupcakes
    CupcakesMakes 10-12 IngredientsTo bake50g (2oz) self-raising flour 50g (2oz) caster sugar 50g (2oz) butter - softened1 medium egg – beatenTo decorate200g Vanilla Snip and SwirlMini chocolate beans250g Renshaw Pink Ready...

  • 3 Pippa Middleton gets ready to 'Celebrate' at Thursday's launch party
    Thursday marks the launch of Pippa Middleton's first book, Celebrate: A Year of Festivities for Families and Friends, her "feel-good" guide to simple and creative home entertaining. And to celebrate...

  • 4 Halloween: The trick to making treats
    With the approaching release of Pippa Middleton's new book, Celebrate: A Year of Festivities for Families and Friends, we've been inspired to get into the party spirit by making our...

  • 5 Celebrate like a royal this autumn with Pippa's new party planning book
    Following in the steps of the Middleton family party planning business, Party Pieces, Pippa Middleton shows that she is a natural pro for planning the type of British themed-occasions featured...

  • 6 Back-to-school: Time-saving ideas for a healthy lunchbox
    With the start of term around the corner, it's time for new uniforms, new stationary and integrating nutritional choices into packed lunches.An assortment of solitary greens springs to mind when...

  • 7 Eat fish the Swedish way with petite parcels
    With autumn term approaching parents shouldn't feel disconcerted about serving the most naturally valued "brain food" around.A lean source of protein that is high in Omega-3 fatty acids, fish contains...

  • 8 A Sunday celebration for charity
    The Great Sunday Lunch is back this year. Two of Britain’s largest charities for the elderly, Age Concern and Help the Aged have been supported by Aunt Bessie’s in calling...

  • 9 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...

  • 10 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...

  • 11 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...

  • 12 White chocolate milkshake
    Ingredients 3 oz semi-skimmed milk 6 oz of good quality vanilla ice cream 2 oz of whipped cream to top 50g white chocolate chips Maraschino cherry MethodBlend milk with half...

  • 13 Oreo cookie milkshake
    Ingredients 3 oz semi-skimmed milk 6 oz of good quality vanilla ice cream 2 oz of whipped cream to top 12 Oreo cookies 1 Maraschino cherry 1 tbs chocolate syrup...

  • 14 Strawberry Milkshake
    Independent 3 oz semi-skimmed milk 6 oz of good quality Vanilla Ice Cream 2 oz of Whipped Cream to top 5-6 Large Strawberries One Maraschino Cherry MethodBlend milk with 5-6...

  • 15 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...

  • 16 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...

  • 17 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...

  • 18 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 125g sesame seeds ½ dessert spoon...

  • 19 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...

  • 20 Mango and pork burgers
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 tsp arrowroot 150ml/1/4pint Rubicon mango juice 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 3 Alfonso mangoes, stone removed, peeled and flesh finely chopped 500g/1lb2oz minced pork 4 spring onions...



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