Inspired by east London bakers, Emma Freud gets to grips with the most complicated loaf on earth.
Time for some new Christmas rituals. This is how the cool kids do Yuletide.
Bake super quick scones using ice cream as the base batter. Serve in the traditional way with jam and cream, plus a pot of tea, to wow any impromptu guests.
Don’t call the Chinese takeaway for crispy duck with pancakes – our recipe is so easy to make and it’s healthier, too. Serve with a classic plum sauce.
Apple sauce, maple syrup and ground almonds replace regular cake ingredients in this gorgeous gluten-free cake. Top with a sticky layer of caramelised fruit.
Master the croque monsieur with soft sourdough, Gruyère, smoked ham and creamy mustard mayo. You’ll relish every mouthful of this brunch classic.
Revisit an 80s dinner party classic — the meat fondue. The assembly job can be done before your guests arrive. Make some sauces yourself and buy the rest.