All this week we're looking back at our most popular articles of the year – today, we list the 10 recipes which generated the most excitement.
‘Anna is the queen of Italian cookery, and this is as far removed from the ghastly spag bol (made with cheap mince, burnt onions and ketchup) as it can be. This is a slow-cooked classic.’ So wrote Tom Parker-Bowles when he first brought this to our attention.
Okay, so December probably isn’t the best month to highlight this quintessential-taste-of-summer recipe. But make sure to bookmark it now – home-made elderflower drinks really are very special indeed.
The headline makes a big claim, but Simon Hopkinson’s recipe delivers everything you want from a great apple pie. Just perfect.
As with elderflower, above, this round-up (which we produced to coincide with Wimbledon) seems more summery than appropriate for this time of year. But with strawberries readily available year-round there’s no reason you shouldn’t whip up one of these as a New Year celebration dish.
Goose is tricky to get right, but this is how to nail it – including how to get the gravy spot on. And while it’s an iconic Christmas dish, but there’s no reason you should use Mark’s tips all year round.
Almost all the joy, almost none of the hassle. In other words, exactly what you want from a good recipe.
Christmas cake tends to go stale before it gets finished. But we’ve never known a yule log that wasn’t all gone by lunchtime on Boxing Day – no wonder you liked this recipe.
The ultimate simple lunch, perfected.
These delicious scones from the former Great British Bake Off champion are absolutely delicious and perfectly timed for summer.