• Mary Berry reveals how to prepare a Victoria Sponge cake in just 5 minutes

    Mary Berry has revealed she no longer follows a traditional recipe when making a classic Victoria sponge cake, instead taking a shortcut that cuts preparation time down to just five minutes – and you're going to want to try it! The Britain's Best Home Cook star said that many people perceive baking to be more complex than it is, and you can actually whip up a tasty cake in less than an hour. Writing for The Telegraph, Mary said: "I no longer prepare a Victoria sandwich with the traditional creaming and folding methods, as this all-in-one method gives excellent results

  • Jamie Oliver talks about the 'dark time' his family are experiencing

    Jamie Oliver has a happy family life – a doting wife in childhood sweetheart Jools and five children between the ages of one and 15, but in the past few years, he has had to close down 12 of his 37 UK branches of Jamie's Italian, something he has admitted to being a "dark time". Talking to Woman's Weekly, he said: "Restaurant years are like dog years, so 10 years is a very long time. It’s been a dark time… there’s been not-so-nice darkness." Jamie's company announced at the beginning of the year of its decision to have less