The Cook Book


Lemon cheesecake tartlets Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 4 tbsp lemon curd 2 x 200g tubs Philadelphia lite cheese 6 tbsp summer fruit sauces, from a bottle 8 sweet dessert tartlet cases (from a pack) 100g

Easy cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 4 shortbread biscuits 300g tub soft cheese zest and juice of 1 lime 3 tbsp icing sugar ½ a 380g pack of frozen mixed berries, plus a few

Sticky cinnamon figs Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 8 ripe figs large knob of butter 4 tbsp clear honey handful shelled pistachio nuts or almonds 1 tsp ground cinnamon or mixed spice mascarpone or Greek yogurt,

Easy melon ice cream Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 300ml double cream 175g caster sugar 1 very ripe charentais melon, peeled, deseeded and chopped into small chunks juice 1 lemon fresh raspberries, to serve Tip A quick

Mango & passionfruit ice Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 1l carton of mango & passionfruit smoothie 4 passion fruits, halved 1 mango, peeled, stoned and sliced Direction Method Pour the smoothie into a container such as a

Little iced lemon mousses Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 300g or 312g jar good-quality lemon curd (we used Tiptree) zest 1 lemon 300ml pot whipping or double cream 25g lemon shortbreads or crunchy lemon flavoured biscuits, plus

Easiest ever bread pudding Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 150ml whole milk 140g white bread 50g raisins or dried cherries 568ml pot of fresh custard butter, for greasing 5-7 tbsp caster sugar Direction Method Heat oven to

Easy baked pears with amaretti Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 4 ripe pears 100g ricotta ½ tsp cinnamon 4 tbsp clear honey, plus extra to serve 8 crisp amaretti biscuits Tip Make a winter trifle Drain 2 x

Caramel apple crumble Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 8 eating apples, peeled, cored and cubed 6 tbsp Carnation caramel cream (this comes in a can or a squeezy tube) 50g plain flour 50g porridge oats 50g

Microwave banana pudding Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 100g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 2 ripe bananas 100g light muscovado sugar 100g self-raising flour 2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 eggs 2 tbsp milk icing sugar,

Nectarine & pistachio crunch layers Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 50g fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs 25g porridge oats 50g demerara sugar 25g shelled pistachios, finely chopped 500g fresh low-fat custard 500g 0% fat Greek yogurt 2 tbsp maple syrup

Juicy Lucy pudding Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 350g packet frozen fruits of the forest, defrosted 3 tbsp light muscovado sugar 4 tbsp no-added-sugar wild blueberries jam (we used St Dalfour, from larger supermarket branches) 6