Baking is a piece of cake with Jane

Blackpool Citizen: Chocolate fridge cake

10:29am Tuesday 6th May 2014

Jane Asher is recalling a recipe from her first baking book.

Love is in the air, so try tasty sweets for your sweetheart

Blackpool Citizen: Love is in the air, so try tasty sweets for your sweetheart

5:00pm Saturday 8th February 2014

If there’s one day in the year when cooking should be a labour of love, it’s February 14. And most lovers would be more than happy to be given one of these delicious and beautiful bakes, served with nothing other than two spoons.

Recipie: Spanish lunch, chorizo, egg and potato salad

Blackpool Citizen: Recipie: Spanish lunch, chorizo, egg and potato salad

11:53am Monday 27th January 2014

Many workers simply grab a boring sandwich at lunchtime, or nip out for a pricey pastie.

Recipie: Baked store-cupboard chicken with lime, soy and honey

Blackpool Citizen: Recipie: Baked store-cupboard chicken with lime, soy and honey

4:23pm Monday 20th January 2014

Career chameleon Lorraine Pascale’s latest guise sees her judging Sky Living’s new cookery competition, My Kitchen Rules, with Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton.

Recipe: Holland’s Ghoul-ash Pie

Blackpool Citizen: Recipe: Holland’s Ghoul-ash Pie

4:34pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

TAKE a look at this ghoul-ash pie to get you in the mood for Hallow'een

Recipe: Learn to make a British classic

Blackpool Citizen: Fish and chips

5:53pm Monday 5th August 2013

Enjoying a sizzling portion of fish and chips by the sea is something of a summertime tradition. And the UK spends roughly £1.2bn on the dish every year.

Recipe: Serve an ace cake for Wimbledon fortnight

6:12pm Monday 24th June 2013

Wimbledon has started and, apart from the tennis, that can only mean one thing – strawberries.

Recipe: Pea and mint soup

Blackpool Citizen: This recipe is perfect for the summer buffet season

5:53pm Monday 17th June 2013

NOW is a good time to refresh your buffet repertoire ahead of any summer parties.

Recipe: Chocolate brownies

Blackpool Citizen: Make chocolate brownies as a treat for dad

6:10pm Monday 10th June 2013

Forget socks and slippers and instead treat your dad to some tasty grub on Father's Day, next Sunday.

Recipe: Risotto with mushrooms

6:07pm Monday 3rd June 2013

IF you’ve ever fried off a clove of garlic, drizzled olive oil over a salad or sprinkled basil over your spaghetti, chances are you've been inadvertently inspired by the late food writer Elizabeth David.

Asparagus season is short but sweet

Blackpool Citizen: Asparagus is in need of sun

5:28pm Monday 27th May 2013

The British asparagus season is in full swing, but hurry – there's just six weeks left until it's off the shelves. Keeley Bolger unearths TV chef Marcus Bean's top tips for making the most of this special vegetable.

Recipe: Tarte Aux Asperges

5:54pm Monday 20th May 2013

Monday is the start of National Vegetarian Week and to mark the occasion there’s a host of tasty recipes which will tempt even the most confirmed carnivore.

Tasty treats for tiny chefs to try

Blackpool Citizen: Bacon Roly Poly

4:28pm Monday 6th May 2013

BREAKFAST in bed might sound like a distant dream for many parents, but for celebrity chef Marcus Wareing it's a regular treat.

Fight is on to save our Stilton

Blackpool Citizen: Stilton and pear salad

5:27pm Monday 29th April 2013

A GREAT British cheese is under threat — because young people are afraid to eat the mould.

Recipe: Rose veal chops with apricot and coriander spelt salad

10:13am Monday 15th April 2013

NORTH West food retailer Booths has urged families to maintain a high fibre diet to prevent a killer disease.

Recipe: Roast lamb with rapeseed oil

3:01pm Tuesday 2nd April 2013

If you need a heartwarming meal after a few hours out in the cold, here’s a recipe for a tasty, traditional lamb roast, using rapeseed oil.

Recipe: Taleggio and new potato frittata

5:39pm Monday 11th March 2013

Taleggio and new potato frittata (Serves 6 or 4 for brunch with a salad)

Recipie: Gary Rhodes’ broccoli, celery and cheese linguine

2:00pm Saturday 2nd February 2013

MICHELIN-starred chef Gary Rhodes has created a Campbell’s Capsule Cupboard of tasty new meals for the family.

The Nadia Sawalha diet has all the treats built in

Blackpool Citizen: Nadia Sawalha

4:19pm Monday 28th January 2013

IN an ideal world, Nadia Sawalha would have banished the word ‘diet’ from the cover of her cookbook.

Recipe: Leek, chorizo and goat's cheese tortilla

5:24pm Tuesday 22nd January 2013

WITH pennies tight after Chrismas, save money at the checkout with great value seasonal recipes from leeks to feed up to four people for under £5.

Recipe: Sun dried tomato, chicken and potatoes

Blackpool Citizen: Sun dried tomato, chicken and potatoes

5:22pm Monday 7th January 2013

January is a hard month to love.

Recipe: Bubble and squeak

Blackpool Citizen: Bubble and squeak is a great way to use up your leftovers

10:59am Wednesday 2nd January 2013

Christmas food is the gift that keeps on giving, especially if you've bought a whopper of a turkey.

Cookery: There's no need for turkey terror!

Blackpool Citizen: Turkey - what to do with your leftovers

4:56pm Monday 17th December 2012

TERRIFIED of cooking turkey this Christmas? Fear not — the Meat Trade Journal’s ‘best butcher in the North’, Riley’s in Crawshawbooth, offers top tips on how to best prepare the bird.

Recipe: Ice cream pudding

4:45pm Sunday 2nd December 2012

IF you’re having a Christmas party and want to serve something that little bit different, here’s a simple recipe from Green & Black’s that will appeal to anyone with a swet tooth.

Recipe: Sausage casserole

Blackpool Citizen: A warming casserole

5:16pm Monday 5th November 2012

Planning a party this Bonfire Night? There’s so much to organise on November 5 that hosts often find themselves missing the fun, there’s one area that certainly doesn’t have to be difficult — the food!

Recipe: Pumpkin and chorizo soup

Blackpool Citizen: Pumpkin and chorizo soup

5:28pm Thursday 1st November 2012

HALLOWE’EN may be over for another year but on the plus side, pumpkins will now be selling cheaply and Bonfire Night is just around the corner.

Recipe: Paul Hollywood's cranberry and stilton bread

Blackpool Citizen: Paul Hollywood

4:20pm Monday 29th October 2012

HE’S the man the contestants fear on The Great British Bake off.

Recipe: Scary Hallowe'en treats

Blackpool Citizen: Try these tasty Hallowe'en treats

5:20pm Monday 22nd October 2012

Want to keep the kids entertained this Halloween? Annabel Karmel has some eye-popping ideas and devilishly delicious bites With vampires, werewolves and zombies still all the rage on our screens, Halloween is the perfect time to show off your creative side.

Recipe: Japanese omelette

Blackpool Citizen: Japanese omelette

5:37pm Thursday 18th October 2012

THE humble egg has had a tough time over the years.

Recipe: Egg & smoked salmon timbales

Blackpool Citizen: Egg & smoked salmon timbales

9:52am Tuesday 2nd October 2012

Next week is British Egg Week and new research is suggesting that the humble oeuf is better for you than 30 years ago, The humble egg has had a tough time over the years.

Recipe: Sun-dried tomato bread

3:38pm Tuesday 28th August 2012

Ocado has teamed up with some top chefs – including Nigel Haworth and Lisa Allen of Northcote – to showcase the best of British summer dining, online at

Recipe: Chicken Jalfrezi

Blackpool Citizen: Recipe: Chicken Jalfrezi

4:56pm Tuesday 12th June 2012

EXECUTIVE chief Mohammad Ajaz is responsible for 250 covers at the Maida restaurant in Eanam, Blackburn, and can find himself feeding 400 people at banquets and outside events.

Recipe: Figs, Creme Fraiche, Rocket and Mint salad

Blackpool Citizen: EXOTIC Salad days with a difference

4:24pm Tuesday 1st May 2012

Think Moroccan cooking and the image of colourful spices piled up in a bustling souk may spring to mind.

Recipe: Summer Potato Salad

Blackpool Citizen: Recipe: Summer Potato Salad

2:36pm Tuesday 24th April 2012

Every year there are two potato crops to look forward to, and the first — known as the ‘early’ or ‘new’ season — is almost upon us.

Recipe: British Asparagus, Ricotta & Pancetta Pizza

Blackpool Citizen: Recipie: British Asparagus, Ricotta & Pancetta Pizza

1:28pm Tuesday 17th April 2012

BRITISH asparagus is just coming into season and TV chef Valentine Warner has come up with the delicious teatime treat for the family which take less than half an hour to make.

Recipe: Rasberry and banana traybake

Blackpool Citizen: Recipe: Rasberry and banana traybake

2:03pm Tuesday 3rd April 2012

WITH Easter fast approaching family gatherings are likely.

Recipe: Oaty Carrot and Thyme Muffins

Blackpool Citizen: TASTY TREAT Oaty Carrot and Thyme Muffins

4:55pm Friday 26th August 2011

SALES of vegetable seeds now outsell those of flowers, as amateur gardeners embrace the grow-your-own trend.

Recipe: Pink Lady Oaty Crumble Apple Muffin

Blackpool Citizen: Recipe: Pink Lady Oaty Crumble Apple Muffin

3:57pm Tuesday 26th July 2011

Nothing says home like the smell of a cooking apple crumble.

Recipe: Slow cooked lamb shoulder

4:23pm Thursday 21st July 2011

Here the Michelin-starred TV chef shares a traditional dish.

Recipe: Lobster salad

Blackpool Citizen: Recipe: Lobster salad

3:56pm Thursday 21st July 2011

Stanley House Hotel has unveiled the newest addition in its multi-million pound development with the opening of a new restaurant, Grill on the Hill.

Recipe: Jersey Royals

3:52pm Thursday 21st July 2011

THEY’RE one of the prime products of the English springtime, and Jersey Royals are flying off the shelves.

Recipe: Tofu and Chestnut Risotto

Blackpool Citizen: TRY VEGGIE This tofu and chestnut risotto is a great dish to sample

3:45pm Thursday 21st July 2011

YOU don’t need to be a veggie to enjoy National Vegetarian Week.

Recipe: Turkey, melon and grapefruit salad

Blackpool Citizen: It’s spice up a salad

3:25pm Thursday 21st July 2011

SUMMER has arrived which means it’s officially salad season.

Recipe: Very strawberry cheesecake cupcake

Blackpool Citizen: Recipe for success was piece of cake

3:18pm Thursday 21st July 2011

What started out as a childhood hobby for former NHS worker Melinda Foster, from Rawtenstall is now an award-winning business.

Recipe: Coq Au Vin

Blackpool Citizen: AS SEEN ON TV Simon Hopkinson

3:08pm Thursday 21st July 2011

LANCASHIRE born chef Simon Hopkinson will be sharing his culinary talents with the nation from next week.

Recipe: BBQ Hake

Blackpool Citizen: Lancashire fish dish is ideal for your barbie

2:52pm Thursday 21st July 2011

LANCASHIRE chef Andrew Nutter is one of the new bread of celebrity cooks to hit the culinary circuit.

Recipe: Homemade Sweet Potato Burger with Griddled Pineapple and Chilli Salsa

3:36pm Thursday 21st July 2011

WITH National Barbecue Week following on from National Vegetarian Week, why not merge the two this bank holiday and swap your usual meaty treat for a veggie option?

Recipe: Sesame chicken and pepper stir-fry

Blackpool Citizen: Recipe: Sesame chicken and pepper stir-fry

4:12pm Thursday 21st July 2011

Whether you're a cookery novice or the Delia of your community, prove your May Day Bank Holiday party credentials by bringing one of these Antony Worrall Thompson dishes to the table for this weekend’s gatherings.

Recipe: Red onion tart

12:12pm Thursday 10th September 2009

Hope the weather is not too bad at home. Not wanting to rub it in but I am sitting by the pool in Portugal trying not to burn.

Blackberry tart

11:11am Thursday 13th August 2009

It’s well into the school holidays and you may be trying to find a way of passing a few hours with your younger family members, so why not take a walk in the country and pick a few blackberries from the hedgerows and then when you are back have a go at this recipe?

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