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Recipes

Bake melt-in-the-mouth macarons

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Go fabulously French and follow our steps to make these colourful delicacies.

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Papier-mâché pear

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Seek inspiration from nature for this papier-mâché project. A bird or starfish design will also work well.

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Ring the changes with ribbon

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Make these fun napkin holders for your next party by using up oddments of ribbon and leftover buttons

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Roasted butternut, red onion and brie quiche with olive

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Experiment with opposing textures, tastes and colours.

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Knitted cushions

Combine knitting and sewing to create these cosy makes for your home.

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Make a basic cabinet

We show you how to make a basic cabinet.

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Let there be lanterns

Sew fabric lanterns and group them together to create a colourful display.

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Deboned oxtail

Deboned-oxtail

Try this delicious oxtail recipe.

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In full bloom

Decorate scatter cushions, update an outfit or add a fashionable touch to a bag with layered fabric roses

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Heart of the Home

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Transform your kitchen into a simple, relaxed space using texture, muted colours and lots of white

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Asian-style salad

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Experiment with Asian flavours to add some excitement to your salads.

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Make your own picnic bag

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Keep your snacks in a trendy ecofriendly fabric lunch bag. The bag has a waterproof lining, making it perfect for outdoor use.

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Graphic felt headboard

Go graphic with felt and make this simple wooden headboard with a bold design.

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Raspberry dessert

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A dessert that not only tastes good but looks elegant too.

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Frangipane tart with flambéed raspberries

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You will need to use a strong alcohol when making a flambé.

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Shortbread hearts with cranberries

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Turn your love of baking into a business by making and selling a selection of tasty homemade biscuits.

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Rich chocolate truffle cake

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Rich chocolate truffle cake

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Sour-cream cake with cherries and pistachios

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Sour-cream cake with cherries and pistachios

Main Dishes

Beef, Fig and pomegranate salad

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Sprinkle with mint leaves and pomegranate rubies.

Garden

Make your cut flowers last longer

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Who better to give you the most out of your fresh cut flowers than a florist? Follow these professional tips for longlasting beauty.

Recipes

Meringue roulade with berries

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A festive, fun treat the whole family will enjoy.

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Make your own clothes bag

This stylish clothes bag is perfect both at home and on the road.

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Crochet candleholders

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Crochet these hanging candleholders for outdoor entertaining

Recipes

Seafood curry with mint-flavoured green tea

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Seafood curry with mint-flavoured green tea

Crafts

Make an evelope cushion cover

This is the easiest method of making a cushion cover as you do not need to set in a zip or sew buttonholes or any other fasteners to close the cover.

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Postcard blind

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For window dressing with more than a hint of whimsy, make a blind from postcards and photographs.

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You can mosaic on glass

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You should use silicone as the adhesive when you mosaic on glass.

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Floating CD shelves

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Make these simple yet striking CD storage shelves.

Recipes

Roast chicken with preserved lemons and olives

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A chicken roast is one of those wonderfully comforting meals reminiscent of a leisurely Sunday lunch with the family.

Recipes

Aromatic dhal soup

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Aromatic dhal soup