Recipes

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Soda Bread

If you have kids, do teach them how to make Soda Bread, because it's great to be able to put a loaf on the table within 45 minutes.

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Apricot Couronne

A couronne, or 'crown', is a traditional French Christmas loaf.

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White Cob

If you are a novice baker you can use this recipe to make a basic loaf in a tin, although the quantities here provide more dough than you...

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Stilton & Walnut Soda Bread

Adding extra flavours to bread dough is popular these days but it was rare when I started out. Blue cheese works well in all types of...

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Lemon Drizzle Slices

This cake is decorated with a feather icing and it looks really impressive, but it's incredibly easy to make. I like to serve it in slices.

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Victoria Sponge

A delicious British tea time classic.

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Baklava

This is a very simple version of a classic dessert, varieties of which can be found all over the Middle East and North Africa.

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Pancakes: Easy Bakes

Watch Paul make the PERFECT pancakes!

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Sourdough Starter

It is important to have an organic apple, free of chemicals, for this, or the starter may not ferment.

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Simnel Cake

This classic fruit cake is traditionally baked at Easter.

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Baguettes

This light, airy baguette has a wonderful crisp golden crust.

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Mango & Passion Fruit Souffles

The beauty of this recipe is that it uses some store-cupboard ingredients to create a restaurant-looking dessert.

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French Squares / Jammy Dodgers

I spotted these large square biscuits in the window of a patisserie called Liberté and thought that they looked fun.

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Passion Fruit Souffles

These light, delicate soufflés have a superb flavour and make a very elegant dessert.

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Clafoutis Monique

This classic French baked dessert is packed full of cherries, but you could use whichever fruit is in season.

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Cherry Croissant Pudding

This takes the classic bread and butter pud idea and raises it to new heights.

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Buttery Shortbread

With its light, buttery flavour and sugar-crystal sweetness, this shortbread is impossible to resist. You can flavour it if you like,...

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Oatmeal Drop Scones

I love cooking drop scones on a griddle. Try these for breakfast, as a change from porridge.

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Croissants

Made well, there is nothing better than a warm croissant. Just add coffee and a newspaper for the perfect breakfast.

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Courgette Tart with Roasted Tomato Coulis

Colourful and bursting with summer flavours.

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Gruyere Biscuits

These biscuits are the most perfect, salty, savoury contrast to a glass of chilled champagne.

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Victoria Sandwich: Easy Bakes

Watch Paul make the PERFECT Victoria Sandwich.

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Soda Bread: Easy Bakes

Watch Paul make the PERFECT Soda Bread!

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Chocolate Volcanoes

This is my version of the classic chocolate fondant - but I like this name better.