five minutes

Fraisier strawberry cake

A classic French recipe with a few short cuts, so you don’t need to be a master baker to make this impressive cake.

Honey, lemon and lavender chicken

This aromatic roast chicken is deliciously sticky and sweet, with a lovely fragrance from the lavender and thyme; the marinade also works beautifully with chicken legs and thighs.

Crispy skinned duck breast with cherry

The trick with cooking fresh cherries is to retain some of their bite, so rather than stewing them in the sauce, add them in at the last minute so they retain their firm texture and tart taste.

Design trends: clocks

Now the clocks have gone back, it's the prefect time to update your home with one of these latest designs