Hummingbird Cake | Comfort Food | Jamie Oliver

Hummingbird cake

Hummingbird Cake - Comfort Food - Jamie Oliver recipe - a banana/pineapple cake- nice touch with lime and candied pecans in frosting, use sunflower oil

Try a Turkish twist on meatballs - using fish - and served with a walnut sauce and yoghurt: delicious!

Amp up the spice – and the sense of satisfaction – with this Turkish take on the traditional meatball. Serve with a simply delicious salad. If fish is not your thing, you can also make kofta using meat such as minced lamb or chicken.

Scandi-style snacking: DIY smorrebrod.

Make a Swedish mustard, honey and dill sauce, quick-pickle some cucumbers, and hard-boil some eggs. Build the picnic around one great hero – rare roast .

Down Mexico way: Neil Perry's Fish fillets in Veracruz-style sauce is quick to whip up and good for spice lovers too.

Veracruz sauce traditionally accompanies red snapper, but it works well with any white-fleshed fish. Serve with warmed tortillas, or peel and cook some potatoes separately and add them to the sauce before serving.

This stir-fry is as simple and as versatile as they come.

Turn up the fire beneath your trusty wok for a simple yet delicious stir-fry. This is a very versatile recipe: you can use lamb, beef, prawn or fish rather than .

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Miss Ladybird Cakes - McKinnon

Miss Ladybird Cakes - McKinnon