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Beetroot, bacon and cheese cake 

Bring the taste of autumn into your home with a new recipe that’s been created by one of our members – a beetroot, bacon and cheese cake. This recipe might sound a bit unusual, but this savoury dish is deliciously satisfying and makes for a perfect light lunch or warming evening meal.

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Family-friendly bakes to try at home 

Roll up your sleeves and get stuck into some of our top recipes to try with the kids. Quick, easy and delicious, these cakes, biscuits and savoury snacks will be sure to keep hands busy and tummies happy.

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Lemon and blueberry mousse pots

There’s more to lemons than lemonade, so why not make these deliciously simple lemon and blueberry mousse pots? They're sure to be a crowd pleaser with a tart lemon curd mousse and sweet blueberry compote.


Moroccan-style chicken and vegetable stew

Bring a taste of Morocco into your home with this healthy, fragrant stew that's packed with flavourful spices, vegetables and chicken. It makes for an easy midweek meal or tasty weekend feast with loved ones.


Pork sausage rolls

Fancy making your own sausage rolls? Why not give our easy to follow recipe a try for flaky and crispy sausage rolls every time? They're perfect for the whole family.


Orange and lemon cake

This zesty, sticky and sweet orange and lemon cake will go down a treat with family and friends. It's beautifully flavoured and incredibly moreish, so there's no surprise if you end up helping yourself to an extra cheeky slice.


Millionaire's cheesecake pot

Looking for a sweet treat? This millionaire's cheesecake pot is the perfect way to end your evening and impress your loved ones.


Barbeque pork and coleslaw baps

Barbeque-covered pulled pork combined with a crunchy coleslaw in a soft brioche bun. What could be a more perfect combination for your next midweek treat or weekend feast?


Moroccan-style roasted cauliflower salad

A lightly spiced salad dish with seasonal roasted cauliflower and juicy pomegranate seeds.


Red pepper and sundried tomato fritters

Packed full of tasty goodness, these crispy, delicious fritters are perfect when served either on their own or with a vibrant salad for lunch or dinner.


Lemon and oregano chicken skewers

Whether you enjoy them as a light bite or as part of a larger meal, these zesty and fresh chicken skewers are perfect for barbeques and picnics.