Cooking Tips and Food Ideas

5 weeknight meals in 25 minutes or less

5 weeknight meals in 25 minutes or less

These five recipes are a sure fire way to get great results in the kitchen in the least amount of time possible.

What is really in your green smoothie?

4 minute read

Could that healthy green smoothie actually be doing you more harm than good? Nutritionist Lucy Stewart breaks down how to get the most nutrients for your smoothie buck.

Finger licking recipes to celebrate National Chicken Wing Day

1 minute read

July 29 marks National Chicken Wing Day. But do we really need an excuse to whip up a batch of these tasty treats any day of the year?

The secret to nailing the perfect caramel

2 minute read

Never be afraid to make caramel from scratch again, thanks to Mary Berry's sweet suggestion.

How to cook the perfect salmon fillet

2 minute read

Mary Berry shares her simple way to bake salmon without compromising on flavour.

What is the LCHF diet and should you try it this winter?

3 minute read

A low-carb high-fat approach to eating has a lot of benefits—including weight loss and improved energy levels.

How to turn leftovers into all-new recipes

2 minute read

Are leftovers common inhabitants of your fridge? If you're on a mission to reduce food waste, here are five easy ways to give some love to last night's meal and turn it into a brand new (and delicious) dish.

5 international bread recipes you need to bake

2 minute read

Take your carbohydrate cravings on a round-the-world trip with these delicious recipes from Paul Hollywood's City Bakes season two.

4 incredible cake recipes from all around the world

2 minute read

In Paul Hollywood City Bakes, we're treated to a slice of cake everywhere from Los Angeles, through to Jerusalem, and over to Dublin. Try these delicious recipes at home!

Raise a glass: Champagne pairs best with French fries

1 minute read

Forget oysters and caviar, champagne with hot chips is the unlikely coupling that will change your life. Pop a bottle and pre-heat your oven, here are our favourite chip recipes to try with bubbles tonight.

It's International Hummus Day! Will you give chickpeas a chance?

1 minute read

May 13 is International Hummus Day, a tribute to the dip that has been pleasing the masses since the 13th century.