Desserts & Baking

Cinnamon Raspberry Buns Fresh From The Oven

End your week off the right way, with these delicious sweet treats

Desserts & Baking
Buttermilk pudding

Impressive Buttermilk Puds with Nectarines

Round off a successful dinner party with these individual buttermilk puddings in a nectarine syrup. Your guests will be suitably impressed

Slow-roasted duck

Only The Best Slow-Roasted Duck With Plum Sauce

Master this Christmas main course by following these easy steps

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Beautiul Bauble Biscuits

Biscuits make great decorations, gifts and tea-time treats for family and friends

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Gingerbread houses

Step By Step: Build A Gingerbread House

Your children will love helping you build and decorate these adorable Hansel and Gretel houses

Desserts & Baking
Apple and fruit-mince pastries

Apple And Fruit-Mince Pastries

Try this very simple to make yet traditional treat

Starters and Sides
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Mexican Beans For Easy Entertaining

This Mexican dish is perfect on a tortilla or taco shells

Desserts & Baking
Ginger biscuits

Gingerbread Shapes

Cut out a selection of shapes and decorate them with dainty designs

Main Dishes

Pastitsio Cannelloni With A Difference

This cannelloni is flavoured quite differently to traditional Italian pastas. It is based on a popular Greek pasta dish and contains ground cinnamon, which gives it a distinctively different spicy flavour


A Pretty And Edible Gingerbread Wreath

Celebrate Christmas with this cute and yummy wreath

Curry sauce

Base Sauce For Any Good Curry

Once you have this sauce, it’s easy to whip up a quick curry

Desserts & Baking
Bread and butter

Spice Up Festivities With A Bread And Butter Pudding

Tuck into this deliciously spicy Christmas dessert

Desserts & Baking

Carrot Muffins With Cream Cheese Icing

The icing on this old favourite is so tasty, you’ll probably be tempted to tuck in while still mixing!

Homemade honeycomb

Homemade Honeycomb

Flavoured honey is easy to make and is delicious spread onto scones, drizzled over fruity bakes or stirred into a hot cup of tea


House of Cinnamon Treats

Enjoy the lighter and brighter side of summer style

Main Dishes

Authentic Thai Curry with Coconut Milk

This recipe includes ingredients that are known to boost your immune system

Beef curry

Beef curry

It’s quick, it’s easy and most of the ingredients are already in your store cupboard

Desserts & Baking

Milk tart

There are many different versions of this traditional favourite in South Africa, but this is the way Ideas’ food editor Louisa’s mom always makes it

Desserts & Baking

Create the perfect crème brûlée

Follow these steps and make this all-time favourite dessert


Chickpea tagine

This tasty vegetarian meal is the perfect start to a week of healthy eating

Desserts & Baking
Oats cookies

Lunchbox idea: Make oats cookies in 30 minutes

These deliciously crunchy biscuits are easy to prepare

Desserts & Baking

Pear and almond upside-down cake

The more neatly you arrange the pears, the prettier the pattern when you turn over this delicious cake

Main Dishes

Eastern pork ribs

Honey and soya sauce remains a winning combination with pork.

Desserts & Baking

Butternut and cinnamon fritters

The old-fashioned pumpkin fritter gets a new twist with butternut and cinnamon


Glorious glühwein

Welcome guests with a glass of spicy mulled wine that will warm the cockles of their hearts

Pork neck

Pork neck with cinnamon and fennel

Let the fragrant spicy scent of cinnamon evoke happy memories


How to work your pumps this winter

Shop the look with advice from Cinnamon Shoes owner, Frances Koep Edwards

Desserts & Baking

Step by step: Date, nut and honey parcels

Use delicate layers of phyllo pastry to make these decadent date and nut parcels. Drizzle them with spiced honey for a sweet treat that will tempt and delight the senses.

Starters and Sides

Baked pumpkin with cinnamon

Sweet pumpkin with cinnamon, ginger and citrus is without a doubt a winning combination!

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Swee treats

Petite sweets

Try out these lip-smacking sweet recipes to treat family and friends this weekend.