Recipe: Tangerine and nutmeg hot chocolate

Tangerine and nutmeg hot chocolate recipe The Simple Things

There is a spectrum of hot chocolates. At one end, the instant and saccharine; at the other, chunks of the real deal – melted and laced. This warming number sits at the luxurious end, with hints of citrus and aromatic nutmeg lifting it onto an altogether cosy, autumnal plane.

Recipe: Vibrant autumn coleslaw

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No need to wait till next summer with this vibrant autumn salad from The Natural Cook by Tom Hunt.

Food from afar: Bento box


The art of Japanese nibbles beautifully packed into a box – it’s Bento!

Recipe: Chocolate rum and raisin fudge


There’s something satisfying about making fudge. This chocolate rum and raisin fudge recipe from Will Torrent’s Chocolate at Home is a great place to start.

Fruits of the hedgerow

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Go foraging this month and find out what you can make with the fruits of the hedgerow.

Recipe: Shakshuka

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Shakshuka: Tom Hunt’s Middle Eastern breakfast, taken from The Natural Cook.

Food from afar: Pasteis de nata recipe

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It’s got sweet, flaky pastry, it’s got custard – what’s not to love about Portugal’s Pasteis de nata?

Recipe: Chocolate fridge cake

chocolate fridge cake recipe | the simple things

No need to bake in August with our indulgent chocolate fridge cake.

Recipe: Berry coconut ice lollies

berry ice lollies recipe | the simple things magazine

Berry coconut ice lollies are perfect for hot days. The good news? You’re only two steps away from this wholesome treat on a stick…

Recipe: Chilled prawns with garlic mayonnaise

chilled prawns recipe

The finest of finger foods, especially dipped in aioli, this recipe for chilled prawns with garlic mayonnaise makes the perfect summer lunch.