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Homemade treats for Mother's Day

Want to make this Mother's Day a little more special? Surprise her with these handpicked homemade treats and feasts - they are the perfect way to show her you love her.

One-pot asparagus, leeks, chilli and eggs

Make the most of fresh spring produce with this green twist on a classic shakshuka. Asparagus, peas and sweet leeks are baked with crumbled feta and eggs for perfect oozing yolks – the ideal veggie brunch recipe or easy one-pot meal. Get the recipe

Classic roast chicken

A classic roast chicken recipe is a must for Sunday lunch. Succulent and crisp, the trick is getting the meat to stay tender yet with beautiful golden skin on the outside. Follow our easy roast chicken recipe for perfect meat every time and a delicious gravy to serve it with, too. Get the recipe

Lemon cupcakes

Whether for a special occasion, afternoon tea or simple baking project to keep the kids busy in the school holidays, these easy lemon cupcakes are a classic recipe worth trying. Light and fluffy lemon cakes are topped with a swirl of zesty lemon buttercream for a double citrus hit. Get the recipe

Smoked salmon open sandwich

This smoked salmon open sandwich recipe takes just 15 minutes and is super quick and easy to make. Whether it's breakfast in bed or a light lunch for mum, we've got the perfect idea.

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Nothing could be easier than tiffin. There’s barely any actual cooking in this tea-time treat. Swap the raisins for any other preferred dried fruit – cherries, apricots or sultanas all work perfectly.

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Spring chicken stew with tarragon butter

This weekend, try something different with your Sunday roast. Jointing a chicken before cooking makes serving up extra easy, whilst braising the chicken in a fragrant broth achieves super succulent results. Herby tarragon butter plus plenty of colourful, seasonal veg make this the perfect spring meal. Get the recipe

Pear tart with Stilton and pistachios

You could cook the pastry and pears well in advance and assemble these gorgeous veggie tarts in 5 minutes. Get the recipe

Chocolate scones

What could be better than a plate of freshly baked scones? Scones with chocolate in! This simple recipe has cocoa powder and chocolate chunks in the dough and more melted chocolate drizzled on top. Heaven. Get the recipe