There is no need to miss out if you are following a gluten free, dairy free or vegan diet! These extravagant looking strawberry tarts make a great alternative to Christmas pudding or an indulgent valentine’s dessert.

Strap: gluten free, dairy…

Forget about a kitchen full of steam as these wonderfully light, tangy puds get a modern make over and are cooked in the oven in a roasting tin covered with a large of foil. Steamed puddings are wonderfully forgiving,…

Not everyone is a fan of fruit cake or mince pies, so these light coconut cakes speckled with jewel like ruby raspberries make a great alternative. They can even be made in advance and frozen ready-iced but without the…

Serves 6-8


1.5 kg bone-out pork belly

1 tablespoon bicarbonate of soda


Salt rub

3 teaspoons fennel seeds

1 teaspoon red chilli flakes

1 tablespoon sea salt



500g pork mince

extra-virgin olive oil

1 large red onion, finely chopped

tsp coriander seeds

Slice of sourdough, ripped into small pieces

100g cherries,…

350g self raising flour

160g cold unsalted butter, cubed

Pinch of salt

Tbsp vanilla essence

Ice Cold water: 90ml-100ml

1 egg

Granulated sugar, to garnish


100g/3½oz good-quality black cherry jam

½ tsp grated nutmeg

1 bay leaf

1 tbsp cornflour, mixed to a paste with 2 tsp cold water


Serves 8-10

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