Snack

  • 21 Roast pepper, thyme and Davidstow cheese bread
    Preparation time: 25 mins + proving timeCooking time: 50-55 minsMakes an 8 roll loafFor the bread: 500g strong white bread flour1 tsp ‘quick’ dried yeast1 ½ tsp salt1 tsp caster...

  • 22 Homemade hot dog bun and BBQ tips from The Fabulous Baker Brothers
    Tom tells us how to make the ultimate gourmet hot dog bun: "Don't just serve your sausage in any cheap bap; it's time to go the whole hog at your...

  • 23 Irish Soda Bread recipe
    Preparation time: 15 minutes / Cooking time: 30 minutes, plus cooling Makes 1 loaf Approximate cost of total ingredients (without salmon & dill): £2.28 Calories per serving (1/10th of loaf...

  • 24 Mini Scones
    Makes 25Ingredients100g self-raising flour25g caster sugarPinch of salt25g unsalted butter, cubed3 tbsp milk, plus extra to brushRaspberry jamClotted creamIcing sugar, to dustMethod1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/425°F. Grease and flour...

  • 25 Lemon macaroons
    These pretty, pastel macaroons with their crunchy outsides and delectably soft insides are the sweetest of confections. They improve by being left in the fridge for a day where their...

  • 26 Blackcurrant macaroons
    Makes 16 • Preparation time 35 minutes• Cooking time 10 minutes Ingredients110g icing sugar60g ground almonds60g egg whites (usually 2 large eggs)40g caster sugarFew drops of food colouring (lilac)100g Rachel's...

  • 27 Laduree's Chocolate Macarons
    Dish type: dessert, snackIngredientsChocolate ganache10 oz | 290 g chocolate (minimum 70% cacao solids) 1 cup + 2 tbsp | 270 ml heavy (double) cream 4 tbsp | 60 g...

  • 28 Perfect Parisian macaroons for the Beckhams
    Now that Victoria Beckham will be spending fabulous, fashionable weekends in Paris – thanks to her husband David signing with iconic football team Paris Saint-Germain – she might be tempted...

  • 29 Chocolate dipped orange shortbread biscuits
    Makes 15–20 biscuits 92 calories/ 5.2g fat per portion Rachel says: ‘These shortbread biscuits are incredibly easy to make and you can cut them in to whatever shapes you’d like...

  • 30 Baking the perfect shortbread: melt-in-the-mouth recipes
    Think of foods you associate with Scotland. Haggis, Whiskey and shortbread biscuits are bound to come to mind – maybe even fried Mars bars.And seeing as Burns night, which celebrates...

  • 31 Caramel poached blueberries with crème fraiche
    Dish type: Dessert, breakfast, snackQuick and easy Serves 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 9-10 minutes We all love caramel oranges but caramel blueberries are even more delicious. Chill...

  • 32 Prosciutto di San Daniele with caramelised fig jam on crostini
    Dish type: StarterCreates 24 crostinisCooking time: 15 minutesIngredients4 figs, diced into 1cm cubes50g Demerara sugar1 tablespoon of honey8 slices of Prosciutto di San DanieleMethod:1) Cook the figs with the sugar...

  • 33 Fabulous Baker Brothers' Scotch Egg Recipe
    Dish type: SnackThe recent Scotch Egg renaissance must be because mass-produced ones are so bad that anything home-made is a million times improved! Here’s our classic recipe. Serve warm with...

  • 34 Buffalo wings with blue cheese sauce
    Ingredients (serves 2-3)For the wings 1kg chicken wings, jointed, tips discarded ½ bottle Frank’s Hot Sauce 100g butter Oil for deep frying For the blue cheese sauce 2 tbs mayonnaise...

  • 35 Tuna and mixed bean tortillas
    Ingredients (Serves 2) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 bunch spring onions, trimmed and thinly sliced 1-2 red chillies, deseeded and chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 x 400g can mixed...

  • 36 Grilled venison and green sauce sandwich
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 8 anchovies in olive oil 2 large cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped Zest of ½ lemon Freshly ground black pepper 150ml/¼pt red wine 600g/1¼lb venison fillet...

  • 37 Mackerel and beetroot pitta
    Ingredients (Serves 4 as a snack) 4 tbsp Heinz Salad Cream with Cucumber and Dill 100g/4oz extra-light cream cheese 125g/4½oz smoked mackerel, skin removed and flesh flaked into large chunks...

  • 38 Gizzi Erskine's Indian scrambled eggs
    Ingredients (serves 2) 2 tbsp butter ghee or vegetable oil 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 green or red chilli, finely sliced 2 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced ½ red...

  • 39 Andrew Porter’s Pork Scratchings from Eating for Britain by Simon Majumdar
    Ingredients 250g pork skin (from the belly) 3 tbs Halen Môn Anglesey salt (for variation use the oak-smoked or blend a spoonful of fennel seeds and 4 crushed juniper berries...



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