Desserts & Baking

Naan

Naan

MAKES 6 // HANDS-ON 30 min // HANDS-OFF 60 mins INGREDIENTS 5g yeast 1 tsp honey, melted 125 ml lukewarm water 250g white bread flour ½ tsp salt 3 tbsp butter, melted 3 tbsp double-cream yoghurt 1 tbsp nigella seeds METHOD 1. In a bowl, mix yeast, honey and water. Set aside until it bubbles. 2. Place flour and salt in a bowl and… Read more →

Gooey espresso and dark-chocolate date bars

Gooey espresso and dark-chocolate date bars

MAKES 16 // HANDS-ON 20 min // HANDS-OFF 30–45 min INGREDIENTS 375g soft butter, plus to grease 250g pitted dried dates 125 ml warm espresso 1 tbsp maple syrup ½ tsp vanilla essence 230g brown sugar 190g flour 175g oats ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp cinnamon 80g dark chocolate, chopped METHOD 1. Preheat oven to 180°C and grease a 20 cm baking… Read more →

Apricot-meringue tartlets with date-coconut crust

Apricot-meringue tartlets with date-coconut crust

MAKES 6 // HANDS-ON 30 min INGREDIENTS 85g pitted dried dates 75g almonds, toasted 45g desiccated coconut Pinch salt 250g dried apricots, chopped 310 ml water 200g sugar ½ vanilla pod (optional) 2 eggs, separated METHOD 1. Soak dates in boiling water for 5 minutes, then drain. 2. Blitz dates, almonds, coconut and salt in a food processor until the mixture sticks… Read more →

Gluten-free baking with Orgran

Gluten-free baking with Orgran

TOMATO & OLIVE GLUTEN-FREE LOAF INGREDIENTS 450g Orgran Gluten Free All Purpose Plain Flour, plus extra to dust 10g instant yeast 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp table salt 250 ml lukewarm water 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tbsp olive oil 10 cherry tomatoes, sliced 10 black olives, pitted and halved 5 sprigs rosemary 1 tsp sea salt flakes METHOD 1…. Read more →

Gummy sweets

Gummy sweets

You won’t believe how easy these gorgeous little gummy sweets are to make…

Home-made Lunch Bars

Home-made Lunch Bars

In need of a sweet fix? Take inspiration from the good ol’ classic Lunch Bar with these nutty treats

Chocolate Yule log

Chocolate Yule log

Impress your guests with this chocolate-filled roulade the next time the Yuletide rings.

Rice pudding

Rice pudding

From northern Europe to the tip of Africa, rice pudding is a local favourite the world over.