• Alexa Chung shows off surprising cooking skills in 'Comic Relief Bake Off'

    Alexa Chung didn't win her episode of the Great Comic Relief Bake Off but she did have great fun, later telling fans on Twitter: "Thank you all for watching. Will whip you up some crumpets to show my gratitude." The presenter and fashionista lost out to funnywoman Victoria Wood, who was named Star Baker in the final heat of the series, which also featured Fonejacker actor Kayvan Novak and former Radio 1 presenter Chris Moyles. 😃 Una foto publicada por Alexa (@chungalexa) el 4 de Mar de 2015 a la(s) 2:40 PST

  • Healthy chicken soup

    Serves 4-6 with one large pot Preperation time: 3 hours Ingredients 1 whole free-range organic chicken, washed 1 teaspoon black peppercorns 3 bay leaves 3 celery sticks, washed and cut into chunks 2 onions, peeled and quartered 2 garlic cloves, peeled 4 carrots, peeled and cut into chunks 3 tablespoons unfiltered apple cider vinegar Handful of parsley A few sprigs of thyme Hearty pinch or two of sea salt Bunch of purple or green curly kale, leaves stripped from stalks and chopped Bunch of carrots, peeled, sliced thinly on the diagonal 700–750g (roughly) cooked quinoa Juice of 1 lemon

  • Chia seeds pudding recipe

    Serves 2 Preparation time: 15 minutes Ingredients 340ml of your favourite milk, heated 4 tablespoons chia seeds 1 large bramley apple, peeled, cored and cut into 3cm pieces 1-2 teaspoons raw date syrup or raw honey ¼ pod of vanilla, seeds scraped out 50g chopped pistachios Borage flowers (optional) Method Start by pouring the hot milk into a bowl, add the chia seeds and stir. Allow to sit for 5 minutes, then stir briskly again to break up any lumps. Stir again after a further 5 minutes, cover and allow to soak for several hours or overnight. This allows

  • Spring courgetti with rocket flowers recipe

    Serves 4 Preparation time: 30 minutes Ingredients 2 courgettes 85 g cashew nuts 85 g parmesan 3 garlic cloves 75ml extra virgin olive oil 85g kale, leafy part only, not the inner stalk Squeeze of lemon Basil leaves Mint leaves Peas Rocket flowers or a handful of rocket leaves Shavings of parmesan Sea salt and black pepper Method Place everything for the kale pesto into the blender and blitz until you have a rough sauce and add a bit more lemon or parmesan to season to taste. Place your courgetti into a serving bowl , top with the kale