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Recipes

Fish in beer batter with tandoori spiced chips

Fish and chips

Have a right royal time with a modern take on a British themed recipe

Crafts

Air-dry clay: The technique

Air dry clay

Step by step instructions to use air-dry clay.

Décor

From the market

Still life

Use your market finds to decorate your home in these interesting ways.

Recipes

Corn and pumpkin fritters with salsa

Corn and pumpkin fritters

Make sure that you make enough. These fritters are divine!

Crafts

Yarnbombed chair

Yarnbombed chair

This project will brighten up the room, and at the same time provide children with a soft chair to sit on.

Desserts & Baking

Basic recipe: Shortcrust pastry

Shortcrust pastry

A must-have basic recipe that you can trust.

Crafts

Décor idea: Perspex for your windows

Perspex window

This window dressing looks beautiful and provides privacy too. If you would like to use it in your kitchen or bathroom, seal the Perspex with clear silicone to keep out the moisture and to prevent the paper warping.

Desserts & Baking

Naartjie and Amarula self-saucing puddings

Naartjie and Amarula self-saucing puddings

O la la! An extra dash of Amarula won’t hurt…

Recipes

Pasta night! Broccoli-and-bacon pasta bake

Broccoli and bacon bake

Easy and cash savvy entertainment for a Friday night.

Crafts

Three-dimensional stencilled flowers

Stencilled walls

This project will take more time, but you’ll be rewarded with a unique wall decoration. You can also apply this technique to the area around a doorframe.

Main Dishes

Stuffed chicken thighs with lemon

Stuffed chicken thighs with lemon

This zesty spin on chicken thighs is not only delicious, it’s so simple to make.

Crafts

DIY: How to use a spirit level

Spirit level

The longer the spirit level, the greater the accuracy of the reading.

Crafts

Décor idea: Screen print your silhouette, step by step

Silhouette

How to make your décor more personal, step by step.

Crafts

Reverse ombre

Reverse ombre

Use this paint technique to add a touch of romance to any item.

Crafts

Labels with yarn

Crochet label

Make life easier with crochet labels for your jars.

Recipes

Nutty meringues

meringues

The meringues can be made before the time and stored in an airtight container.

Crafts

Four ways with an old coffee table

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We show you four easy ways to incorporate trends into an old coffee table.

Breakfast & Brunch

English muffin breakfast stacks

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Fuel up for your busy day with this delicious breakfast of protein and carbohydrate plus a handful of green leaves for a dose of vitamin B.

Desserts & Baking

Step by step: Lemon pudding cups (with 3 variations)

Lemon pudding

These puddings are very easy to make and are the ideal way to end off a dinner on a cold night.

Recipes

Chicken and mushroom plait

Chicken and mushroom plait

These pies are a filling meal for the whole family – ready to eat in half an hour.

Desserts & Baking

Coffee custard tarts

Coffee and custard tarts

These Portuguese tarts are the perfect accompaniment, whether you are having a coffee or a tea break.

Crafts

Crocheted jar lid doilies

Crocheted jar lid doilies

You can use these jars to store your cookies and sweets in, or pack gorgeous ribbons and twine in them.

Crafts

Knit a blanket

Knit a blanket

If you can plain and purl and knit a basic square, you can make this blanket.

Desserts & Baking

Low fat: Individual pear and apple strudels

Pear and apple strudel

Enjoy the warming comfort of this low-fat decadent dessert.

Desserts & Baking

Three recipes for moreish biscuits

Biscuit recipes

Fill up your biscuit jars or pack a selection of these small bakes into pretty packaging to give to somebody as a special gift.

Vegetarian

Vegetarian cheeseburger

Vegetarian cheeseburger

This vegetarian burger is as hearty and as cheesy as the meat version.

Desserts & Baking

Orange liqueur cake

Orange liqueur cake

This totally decadent and zesty cake was inspired by the movie Meet Joe Black.

Main Dishes

Step by step: Boeuf bourguignon

Boeuf bourguignon

The movie Julie & Julia brought about a revival in interest in this wonderful beef stew. Follow our steps to make a hearty winter meal.

Crafts

Crochet a garland

Crochet garland

These make great coasters too.

Recipes

Spaghetti and meatballs with hidden vegetables

Spaghetti and meatballs

This delicious comfort food was inspired by the movie Lady and the Tramp.