Recipes

  • 21 Fruit gateaux, lemon tart, pavlova, strawberry cake... top summer desserts
    Whatever the occasion this summer, we have leafed through the baking books to find five of the perfect cake recipes to make your centrepiece a winner. A fruit gateaux, tart, pavlova and cake all...

  • 22 Strawberry almond pavlova
    The great joy of this pudding is that you can make the meringue base days beforehand and store them in an airtight container. You can assemble the pavlova just minutes before serving, so that you feel...

  • 23 White chocolate and fruit gateaux with flourless cocoa sponge
    For the flourless sponge base Ingredients 155g unsalted butter (room temperature) 420g caster sugar 8 eggs (room temperature) 130g cocoa powder Method 1. Cream the sugar and butter in an electric mixer...

  • 24 Strawberry and yogurt cake
    Serve this cake warm from the oven with a spoonful of honey flavoured Greek yogurt, crème fraiche or ice cream for an extra special coffee morning treat or afternoon fundraiser. Serves 8 Preparation...

  • 25 Raw blueberry ice cream
    Ingredients Serves 4 100g (3½oz/²/³ cup) raw cashews 180g (6oz/generous 1¹/8 cups) Frozen blueberries 80ml (3fl oz/¹/³ cup) water 2 tbsp agave syrup Method 1. Whizz...

  • 26 Banana toffee crunch ice cream
    Serves 4–6 Ingredients 225ml (7½fl oz/scant 1 cup) Almond Milk (see page 57) 200g (7oz) xylitol 475ml (16fl oz/scant 2 cups) sheep’s yogurt ¼ tsp xanthan gum 1½ tbsp...

  • 27 Strawberry and coconut ice cream
    Making ice cream doesn’t have to be a tricky game – it takes a little patience, but this recipe is very easy and the chunks of strawberry give it such a great vibrancy. Have a go! Serves 4 Ingredients 250g...

  • 28 Ice cream recipes from Victoria Beckham's healthy eating regime
    Victoria Beckham "swears" by it, Melanie C recently tried it and declared that she felt "amazing!", Kelly Brook keeps a copy of the cookbook in her kitchen and Made In Chelsea's...

  • 29 Shepherd's chocolate ice cream
    We call it 'shepherd's' ice cream because it's made with sheep's yogurt, which just makes it feel incredibly indulgent and creamy beyond belief. So, enjoy your chocolate ice cream –...

  • 30 Simple summer dishes from Britain's celebrity chefs
    Five of Britain's top celebrity chefs have shared their favourite recipes using ethical meat, poultry, fish and eggs. The likes of Gary Rhodes, James Martin, Aldo Zilli, Ching He-Huang...

  • 31 Gary Rhodes's lamb cutlets with creamy mint peas
    Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 12 Freedom Food lamb cutlets 25-50g softened butter Salt and Fairtrade pepper 450g fresh or frozen peas (podded weight if fresh)...

  • 32 Jean-Christophe Novelli's summer style steaks
    Preparation Time: 40 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients For the salad: 2x 250g thin Freedom Food beef steaks Sea salt and freshly ground black Fairtrade pepper Dash of Fairtrade olive...

  • 33 Ching He Huang's shredded duck and cucumber lettuce 'wraps'
    Ching says: "This recipe is super easy. Marinade the duck legs with Chinese seasonings and roast in a hot oven. Shred the meat and serve in gem lettuce leave 'wraps', garnished with cucumber...

  • 34 Aldo Zilli's salmon stuffed with spinach, with dill sauce
    Aldo says: "This dish is incredibly popular with my customers. It's a very easy recipe that looks fantastic on the plate, so if you want to impress your friends, give this a try." Preparation...

  • 35 James Martin's meringue, lemon curd and passion fruit torte
    Preparation Time: 1 hour Cooking Time: 2 hours 30 minutes Serves: 6-8 Ingredients For the meringue: 8 Freedom Food egg whites 375g Fairtrade white caster sugar For the lemon curd: Grated zest and juice...

  • 36 Royal baby cupcakes
    Ingredients For the cakes 6oz butter, softened 6oz Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Caster cane sugar 3 eggs 6oz self-raising flour 1 tsp vanilla extract For icing, batch 1 500g Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Royal...

  • 37 Sizzling barbecue recipes from Gordon, Hugh and The Fabulous Baker Brothers
    As the temperatures climb to their peak in the summer heatwave, there is only one place to be: in the garden, with the barbecue burning, the wine chilling and the summer tunes playing in the background. HELLO!...

  • 38 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 Big BBQ with a Baker Brothers Ultimate Hot...

  • 39 Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's new potato, halloumi and tomato kebab
    Hugh says: "Salty, chewy halloumi goes perfectly with barbecued summer vegetables..." Serves 4 Ingredients 250g small, waxy new potatoes, such as Ratte, Anya, Charlotte or Pink Fir Apple 450g...

  • 40 Barbecued steaks with a piquant red pepper sauce by Gordon Ramsay
    Serves 4 Ingredients 4 - 6 beef steaks, about 200g each 2 tsp sweet hot smoked paprika 2 tsp pink peppercorns, lightly crushed 1 glass red wine 6 - 7 tbsp olive oil 2 red peppers 4 garlic cloves (unpeeled) 2...



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