Lemon and Thyme Madeira Cake

It's Friday! Round up your friends this weekend and treat them to this delightful and delicately scented lemon cake, perfect for afternoon tea with a dollop of softly whipped cream

Picnic Quinoa Salad

We’re expecting delightfully hot weather this weekend in the UK and what better way to make the most of it than by packing a fabulously fresh picnic and heading to your nearest park. Not all picnics have to be a headache to organise. This exceptionally easy and tasty quinoa salad is the perfect healthy addition to any summer spread and is a breeze to make, leaving you more time for the park

Carrot & Courgette Multiseed Loaf

Full of seeds, brown flour and fresh veg, this 'wonderloaf' ticks so many health boxes. Great on its own, as an accompaniment to soup or other dishes, it is as tasty alternative to your usual bread choice.This recipe will make lots of little loaves, or 4 large loaves, to last the week

Fragrant Lavender Shortbread

Shortbread is one of those simple, somehow virtuous delights - despite all the butter! Adding it to shortbread elevates it to something altogether more delicate but beware of adding too much or it could end up tasting like soap

A Summer Spent On The Farm

For most teenagers the moment the school bell rings and summer rolls in, it means parties, non-stop video games, movies, and a time to kick back with friends. But for four teens in Freeport, Maine, spending their summer feeding the hungry and learning to be sustainable farmers, happily redefines their definition of summer fun