Food & Drink
Welcome to our family friendly food and drink page where we bring you great recipes that both grownups and children will love to cook together, eat together and stay healthy together.
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Bubblegum Plum Panettone Pudding receipe
South African Plum & Pork Stir-Fry Receipe
Those who think veganism is a modern fad should think again – this ethical lifestyle choice has just turned 75 this World Vegan Day (1 November).
Use juicy South African peaches or nectarines to create this yummy tart – it’s simple and sensational! Serves 10Preparation: 15 minutesChilling: 30 minutes 4 South African peaches or nectarines, pitted and sliced4tbsp caster sugar125g butter250g digestive biscuits,...
Jamie Oliver has just released a video on Facebook of him cooking the meatballs recipe he did over 20 years ago in the Naked Chef. In the video, Jamie wears the same shirt and has the same Naked Chef format with questions being put to him from behind the...
Make the most of the Asparagus season with British Asparagus Risotto with Crispy Fried Soft Boiled Egg
Channel 4 8pm Friday Night For a good deal on this book click here to see it on Amazon.co.uk I hadn't seen any PR about the start of this new series and actually missed it on Friday night but caught up on Saturday morning using the great new Channel 4 App on our Apple...
The cover of Mary Berry's new Quick Cooking book which accompanies her new series on BBC 2, Monday evenings at 8:30pm. At the time of writing you can get a 52% discount on this book on Amazon UK by clicking here. This week Mary attends her very first music festival...
Vegan Lasagne by Jamie Oliver Friday Night Feasts on Channel four this week featured Romesh Ranganathan as the guest cook. The show started with Jamie saying he'd found the perfect vegan cheese to make a vegan lasagne but for whatever reason, he doesn't go on to name...
The Bakerdays service is to cake what Moonpig is to greetings cards. I was really impressed with their personalised service and next day delivery if you place your order before 2pm.
2019 Childrens Runner Bean Experiment
Each year we grow runner beans from seed and carefully measure and record the results as a fun and educational family activity.
What does 30g of sugar look like? Learn about hidden sugar and how quickly you can consume the recommended maximum of 30gs of sugar a day.
Notes from Gardeners World
Each week we watch Gardners’ World and publish our thoughts and notes about the programme online.
What makes a good Childrens Menu?
If you run a restaurant or cafē see my advice on creating the perfect