Take one...pack of croustades

Sunday, 21 December 2014 2 Comments

Take one pack of these croustade cases and try these yummy party fillings

Our cookery assistant Emma has come up with three really special canapés to wow your guests this Christmas. Her kitchen secret? Use a few cheat ingredients – it'll make your life so much easier, and they'll never know...


Raymond Blanc's soufflé top tips

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Raymond Blanc's Roquefort cheese soufflés

Raymond Blanc's Roquefort cheese soufflé recipe is the perfect way to begin a festive dinner party - but they can be a bit tricky to get right. Raymond spoke to our food editor Lucy to share his top tips for achieving the perfect soufflé. So rise to the challenge this Christmas and serve up a classic French starter. Bon appétit!

Edd Kimber's easy festive baking tips

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Mince pies - try putting almond paste in the middle

If you enjoy baking but you don't want to spend days chopping and soaking fruit, there are still lots of quick and easy twists you can give to your festive bakes.

The lovely Edd Kimber, winner of the first series of The Great British Bake Off, has kindly shared a few of his finest festive baking tips - we've added a couple of our own, too.

The coolest way to serve up Christmas treats

Friday, 12 December 2014

Hot chocolate ingredients prezzie

Move aside boring plates and slates. This year everything is being served in glasses! Kilner jars are jumping off the shelves and wine glasses are being used more for serving chocolate mousse or 'deconstructed Eton mess' than for wine itself. We went to a workshop hosted by Friends of Glass to see their serving suggestions so we can all look really on trend at our Christmas dinner parties!

The very best places to eat pizza

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

The very best places to eat pizza

Pizza, pizza, pizza – it's no longer just the choice for a hangover cure. There are hundreds of authentic, artisan pizzerias opening all over the country. Here are a few that the Sainsbury's magazine team knows to be darn tasty.