Chicken Skin Butter

Every now and again you create a recipe that is perfect in every way! Well our Chicken Skin Butter is that recipe!

How To Make Butter

You butter be ready because we are going to show you exactly what you need to do to become your own churning champ!

Galette Des Rois

Don your crowns! It’s time to take on pastry royalty and make our Hazelnut & Chocolate Galette Des Rois!

Puff Pastry

Making your own puff pastry can be extremely satisfying and will always surpass any shop bought pastry, in term of it’s flakiness, butteriness and also in flavour.

Baked Egg Custard Tart

Baked Egg Custard Tart boasts a rich pastry crust, filled with luxuriously smooth, creamy egg custard and finished with a generous sprinkling of nutmeg.

Pâte Brisée

Pate Brisee is a classic French pastry which is so versatile it is ideal for both sweet and savoury tarts, pies, and quiches.

Chocolate Pastry

Chocolate Pastry is so buttery and crispy, one bite crumbles into a thousand pieces and melts in the mouth instantly!

Chocolate Crémeux

Delicate in texture, powerful in flavour, and endlessly adaptable. You’ll wonder how you haven’t made Chocolate Crémeux before now!

Parmesan Crisps

Parmesan crisps are easy to make and super impressive on a plate. If you have a grater and an oven you have all you need to make these crispy cheesy bites.

Viennese Whirls

Mr Kipling may have the monopoly on Viennese Whirls but that doesn’t mean you have to take it lying down. Viennese Whirls taste superior when they’re home made.

Warm Spiced Carrot Salad

New season carrots not only marry well with simple, delicate flavours. They also have the ability to pair with much stronger flavours, and this salad proves it!

Crystallised Nuts

Making crystallised nuts is like watching a magical transformation in front of your very eyes. To be honest it is pretty damn cool!

How To Poach An Egg

The secret to poached eggs is that there really isn’t any secret! Just the freshest eggs you can get, white wine vinegar, boiling water and a gentle touch!

Chocolate Mousse Cake

This Chocolate Mousse Cake is completely encased in a chocolate ring, with hazelnut dentelles to provide crunch, height and a huge wallop of visual impact!

Hazelnut Brownies

Crisp around the edges, with a moist, almost undercooked fudgy centre, these hazelnut brownies are right combination of every texture a brownie should be!

Hazelnut Dentelles

Hazelnut dentelles can add, flavour, texture and visual impact to any dessert.

How To Truss A Chicken

Trussing the bird before cooking helps it to maintain its shape, ensuring that the chicken cooks evenly, resulting in tender leg meat and juicy breast meat.

Chocolate Guinness Cake

These two ingredients may seem like an odd pairing at first, but they have a lot of deep, dark, powerful flavour notes in common.


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Buttermilk Pancakes

These buttermilk pancakes aren’t about restraint, they are about satisfying your every breakfast whim and we’re here to help.

Crêpes – Thin French Pancakes

Homemade crepes are easy & inexpensive to make, plus they are delicious to eat (sweet or savoury) at any time. Have them for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Nutella Stuffed Brioche Buns

These Nutella Stuffed Brioche Buns are so deliciously bad for you, you may as well not bother eating one and have some celery instead!


Brioche is tender, rich and buttery all at the same time and so simple to make that you’ll wonder why you haven’t been making it your whole life.

Bakewell Tart

Melt-in-the-mouth pastry, a thick layer of rich black cherry jam, all topped with a light frangipane filling, this Bakewell Tart is a fantastic dessert.

Simple Lemon Beurre Blanc

Lemon Beurre Blanc is a simple sauce, but serve it along side that little fish dish you’ve been wanting to try and you will be seen as a kitchen wizard!

Cheese Scones

These Cheese Scones are so easy to make, you could be munching these down in as little as half an hour after reading this recipe!

Rice Krispie Treats

These Rice Krispie Treats will make you feel like a kid again, without ever truly elevating the crippling responsibility that comes with being an adult!

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe is easy to make and is the perfect combination of crisp biscuit crust and chewy, fudgy centre.

Chocolate Ganache Kisses

Whether you glazing a cake, rolling truffles, frosting cupcakes, or making our kickass “Kisses”; our Simple Chocolate Ganache Recipe is just the thing.

Chorizo Beignets

“Beignets”, “fritters”, “deep fried crispy bites of heaven”! Whatever you know them by, these crispy little choux pastry delights should come with a warning!

Choux Pastry

Choux Pastry is unfairly considered to be a difficult pastry to make, this couldn’t be further from the truth. If you can stir a spoon you can make choux.

Crème Brûlée

Don’t let the fact that Crème brûlée translates to “Burnt Cream” this woefully undersells this dessert. Treat your friends to an acceptable bowl of custard.

Crème Pâtissière

If you have ever had a profiterole, éclair, danish pastry, or fruit tart, you have probably already sampled the delights of Crème Pâtissière!

Skinning Tomatoes

Skinning tomatoes is a fun and easy technique that allows you to have perfectly smooth skinless tomatoes every time!


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Lemon Curd

Lemon curd is sunshine in a jar: sweet, sharp, rich and light all at the same time and nothing compares to a batch made in your own kitchen.

Lemon Posset

Lemon Posset is quite simply one of the best desserts you will ever eat, whether it is a warm summer evening or a cold night in on the couch!


Making Mayonnaise is not as scary as it sounds! It does take a little practice, but once you’ve mastered it, you’ll never buy the jarred stuff ever again.

Pâte Sucrée

Whether you are a baking aficionado or taking your first step into the world of desserts, you need Pâte Sucrée in your arsenal.

Pumpkin Tatin

Pumpkin is a fantastic ingredient all on it’s own and sometimes keeping it simple is the best way to go! Our Pumpkin Tatin is pure pumpkin plus pastry!

Rough Puff Pastry

This recipe makes perfect rough puff pastry every time and once you bite into it, shatters into a thousand shards of delicious crisp pastry flakes.

Chorizo Jam

Chorizo Jam: this jam is on another level, a king amongst preserves, a jam for the meat lovers and it could not be more simple to make.

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