Rick Stein's apple cake doesn't need fancy decorations - and it's great with a cup of coffee.
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A basic vinaigrette deserves a permanent spot in every cook& repertoire Ready in minutes and fine to keep in the fridge for weeks, it can totally change a salad And it& highly adaptable
Christmas nut roast
Slow-Roasted Garlic and Lemon Chicken - The Happy Foodie
Beetroot tart - labour intensive but delicious!
Nut Roast Galette
Yotam Ottolenghi's pea and mint croquettes recipe: 'They can be made well in advance up to the stage where they are covered in breadcrumbs and frozen.' Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin for the Guardian
Nigella's Lawson's Chocolate raspberry pavlova -- this is one of my go-to party desserts. Do not overbake the pavlova!
Dish it up: fish soup, the classic way.