In the Kitchen

Tangy lemon loaf

Lemon loaf

Drizzled with fresh lemon curd, this butterfinger loaf is the perfect zingy treat.

Rhubarb jelly with rhubarb fool

Rhubarb jelly

Traditional fruit fools and jellies - especially rhubarb - are making a welcome return, writes Ruth Pretty .

Recipe: Return of 'real' jellies

Rhubarb jelly

Traditional fruit fools and jellies - especially rhubarb - are making a welcome return.

DIY creamy vanilla custard

Custard

Home-made custard, served warm with pudding, is the ultimate comfort food. Here's how to make it from scratch.

Recipe: Easy dumplings

dumpling

A dumpling recipe for people who always order potstickers at restaurants but never make them at home.

Perfumed, poached quinces

quince

Sniff out some delicious quinces - but you'll have to be quick, writes Ruth Pretty.

The jarring of pasta sauce

pasta

It's bad for you, it tastes gross and the alternative's easy to make. Why to we buy off-the-shelf pasta sauce?!

Top dessert baking tips

Dessert

An award-winning dessert master shares his tips for home bakers and some might surprise you.

Perfect dinner party dessert

Dessert

This soft chocolate, coconut jelly and hazelnut macaroon creation will have your guests begging for seconds.

Espresso vs. energy drink

Caffeine

How does a short black, a can of Red Bull and a cup of tea compare in the caffeine stakes?

Drink your greens?

green smoothie

What's your favourite green juice recipe? Don't have one? Are you really serious about your health?

Season's eatings

Fresh fruit

For fruit lovers, there's no better month than March - so it's best to make use of it.

Chicken with cauli & pumpkin

chicken

This flavour-packed one-pan dish is a simple way of taking roast chook to the next level.

How clean is your kitchen?

kitchen

From tea towels to chopping boards and pantyhose, banish the bugs with these tips.

Recipe: Sweet & sour chicken

chicken

This is a retro dish that really deserves a comeback and can be on your dinner table in under an hour.

Scones on steroids

Scones

Ruth Pretty shares her love of sweet and savoury homemade breads.

Recipe: Fish and fennel linguine

Linguine

It's healthy, it's simple and best of all - it's delicious.

Temperature tantrums

How hot should your coffee be?

'An extra-hot latte please'

Does a man who asks for an 80-degree latte care what a barista thinks about coffee?

Recipe: Warm chickpea salad

chickpea

This easy dish makes for the perfect light dinner and will do you nicely for lunch at work the next day too.

Recipe: Seafood chowder

seafood chowder

This easy but satisfying chowder can be knocked up in less than half an hour.

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