Easter chocolate espresso cake

Ready to celebrate Easter in style with this Easter chocolate cake, made all the easier with a fantastic set of @talacooking baking essentials: a non-stick springform cake tin, mini spatulas, palette knife, measuring jug, sugar shaker and piping set [AD]

Layers of rich chocolatey cake with a hint of espresso, sandwiched together with clouds of espresso buttercream and a rich chocolate ganache, and decorated with Easter eggs.

Feta-stuffed kofta in a spicy tomato sauce

Tomato sauce Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 2 banana shallots, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, grated or crushed 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 130 ml dry white wine 2 x 400 g tins of plum tomatoes 1 tbsp rose harissa (1 ½ tbsp for a spicier version) 2 tsp caster sugar 1…


Light, fluffy American-style pancakes with a delicious jammy centre, ready for pancake day!

Cod loin in spiced tomato sauce with hasselback potatoes and zhoug

Serves 2 Fresh and light fish in a rich tomato sauce, with spicy zhoug and crisp roast potatoes Hasselback potatoes Ingredients 12 small Charlotte potatoes (or other waxy variety) Olive oil Maldon sea salt  Method Heat the oven to 220 C/200 C fan. Place the potatoes in between the handle of two wooden spoons. Make…

Roasted peppers and cherry tomatoes, filled with giant couscous flavoured with Italian summer truffle and artichoke pesto 😋⁠

INGREDIENTS Two red peppers Handful of cherry tomatoes Olive oil Sea salt and black pepper Belazu artichoke and truffle pesto (https://www.belazu.com/?s=truffle%20pesto) 1 packet of giant couscous (pearl couscous by Artisan Grains) Parmesan or pecorino cheese Parsley, chopped   So simple it’s almost not a recipe! METHOD Cut the peppers in half, remove the seeds, drop…