Children

  • 1 Bumblebee chocolate cupcakes
    CupcakesMakes 10-12 To bake140g (5oz) self-raising flour2 tablespoons cocoa powder½ teaspoon bicarbonate of sodaPinch of salt110ml (4floz) buttermilk1 teaspoon vinegar½ teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon red food colouring60g (2oz) butter -...

  • 2 Tear and share flower cupcakes
    CupcakesMakes 10-12 IngredientsTo bake50g (2oz) self-raising flour 50g (2oz) caster sugar 50g (2oz) butter - softened1 medium egg – beatenTo decorate200g Vanilla Snip and SwirlMini chocolate beans250g Renshaw Pink Ready...

  • 3 Daffodil biscuit pops
    BiscuitsMakes 10-12 To bake125g (4oz) butter or margarine55g (2oz) caster sugar180g (6oz) plain flour - sievedTo decorateApricot jam250g Renshaw Yellow Ready to Roll Icing250g Renshaw Orange Ready to Roll IcingMethodTo...

  • 4 Go totally Thai at the Thai Festival 2009
    Whatever the weather this weekend, For a taste of something tropical head down to Greenwich Park - the oldest of the Royal Parks - which will be hosting the second...

  • 5 A foodie day out with the kids at Leicestershire festival
    If you’re looking for a fun day out with the children on the weekend of July 24, head to Belvoir Castle in Grantham, Leicestershire to explore the CLA Game Fair...

  • 6 A day of burger-flipping fun in the sun
    On Sunday July 26, Laverstoke Park, home to one-time Forumla 1 champ and biodynamic farmer Jodi Scheckter, will be hosting this year's British Barbecue Championships. The 2,500 acre Hampshire farm...

  • 7 White chocolate milkshake
    Ingredients 3 oz semi-skimmed milk 6 oz of good quality vanilla ice cream 2 oz of whipped cream to top 50g white chocolate chips Maraschino cherry MethodBlend milk with half...

  • 8 Oreo cookie milkshake
    Ingredients 3 oz semi-skimmed milk 6 oz of good quality vanilla ice cream 2 oz of whipped cream to top 12 Oreo cookies 1 Maraschino cherry 1 tbs chocolate syrup...

  • 9 Strawberry Milkshake
    Independent 3 oz semi-skimmed milk 6 oz of good quality Vanilla Ice Cream 2 oz of Whipped Cream to top 5-6 Large Strawberries One Maraschino Cherry MethodBlend milk with 5-6...

  • 10 Celebrate Independence day with an all-American shake
    American Independence day arrives on 4 July and it seems the perfect excuse to crank out some food from across the pond. In honour of our US cousins, who have...

  • 11 Fast, fuss-free recipes from Ainsley Harriott
    Ainsley Harriott is known for his simple, speedy style of cooking – a no-nonsense approach perfect for the pressed for time home cook. In Just Five Ingredients, his new cookery...

  • 12 TV farmer Jimmy Doherty hosts September Harvest festival
    Jamie Doherty, star of BBC2’s Jimmy’s Farm, will host a two day-food and wine extravaganza at his farm in the late summer haze.In September, Jimmy’s Harvest will see the gates...

  • 13 Granola bars
    Ingredients (Makes 1 tray) 500g rolled oats 125g pitted prunes, quartered 125g dried apricots, quartered 100g pecans, quartered 90g sunflower seeds 90g pumpkin seeds 125g sesame seeds ½ dessert spoon...

  • 14 A chance to get your own special recipe in the supermarket
    Whether a favourite pudding recipe, a unique twist on a classic like shepherd’s pie or a fantastic marinade for the barbecue, every family across the UK has its own speciality...

  • 15 Mango and pork burgers
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 tsp arrowroot 150ml/1/4pint Rubicon mango juice 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 3 Alfonso mangoes, stone removed, peeled and flesh finely chopped 500g/1lb2oz minced pork 4 spring onions...

  • 16 Delicious and fruity recipes to celebrate Mango Week
    Not only are we in the midst of Alphonso Mango season, but it's National Mango week. The kind folks over at Rubicon have supplied us with some tasty recipes and...

  • 17 Restored country pubs tempt parents this bank holiday
    There's good news for parents looking to eat out this bank holiday. To tie in with the start of National Family Week on Monday restored country pub chain Marchant Inns...

  • 18 Outdoor farm fun for the kids this half term
    If you're looking for a fun outdoorsy activity to keep the kids amused this May half term, Cadbury's might just have the very thing. The chocolate giant has organised a...

  • 19 Ten top ways to get the kids eating more carrots
    Fill jacket potatoes or sandwiches with a mixture of grated carrot and Red Leicester cheese. Serve carrot sticks with favourite dips such as houmous or cheese and onion. Roast carrots...

  • 20 12 things you probably didn't know about carrots
    Carrots are naturally low in calories An 80g serving of cooked carrots contains just 24 calories, making them a great choice if you’re watching your weightCarrots are naturally low in...