Celebrity chef

  • Gordon Ramsay's chunky chips

    Dish type: side dish Serves 4Ingredients1kg potatoes (eg Desirée or King Edward), scrubbed or peeledSea salt and black pepper5 garlic cloves (unpeeled)Few thyme sprigsFew rosemary sprigs (leaves only)Olive oil, to...

  • Eric Lanlard's Purist Christmas Cake

    Dish type: DessertServes 8Preparation time: overnight soaking, + 25 minutesCooking time: 3½–4 hoursIngredients350g (12oz) golden sultanas350g (12oz) raisins¼ bottle brandy350g (12oz) unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing200g (7oz) good-quality dark...

  • Eric Lanlard's Chocolate and Orange Christmas Cake

    Dish type: DessertServes 8Preparation time: overnight soaking, + 25 minutesCooking time: 2–2½ hoursIngredients200g (7oz) golden raisins200g (7oz) seedless sultanas100ml (3½fl oz) orange liqueur, plus extra for soaking200g (7oz) unsalted butter...

  • Treacle tart

    Ingredients For the sweet pastry 250g plain flour, sifted, plus extra for dusting tin 175g butter, plus extra for greasing 75g icing sugar 2 egg yolks 1 tablespoon (15 ml)...

  • Sophie Dahl in the frame for new food show

    Move over Nigella Lawson - model-turned-cookery writer Sophie Dahl is being hailed as a new candidate for ultimate domestic goddess. The BBC have reportedly approached the blonde beauty to front...
  • Jamaican brown stew chicken

    Ingredients (Serves 6) 6 chicken drumsticks 6 chicken thighs Juice of 1 lime 3 spring onions, trimmed and shredded 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped 2 tsp soy sauce...
  • Curried Jamaican lamb

    Ingredients (Serves 6) 1kg/2¼lb lamb, from the shoulder, cut into 4cm/1¾in pieces with bones 2 tsp mild curry powder 1 onion, peeled and diced 2 spring onions, trimmed and finely...
  • Little chef captures US imagination

    A culinary sensation in Portland, Oregon, five-year-old Julian Kreusser is may soon be branching out across the rest of America.Having got hooked on TV cookery shows the youngster decided he...