Mindful kitchen therapy projects
Make brilliant use of a long, lazy weekend by perfecting the art of these light-as-air savoury soufflés.
Pain au chocolat
Follow our tips and tricks to make a classic pain au chocolat – a buttery, rich, crisp French pastry that’s best served with a mug of tea or coffee.
Spend a little more time making a batch of these fluffy golden crumpets – freshly toasted and slathered with butter, they’re well worth the effort.
Triple chocolate chip cookies
Spend some time this weekend baking these triple choc cookies – they’re simple to make with maximum reward.
This method creates the crispest, fluffiest thousand-layer potatoes. Try it this weekend for an alternative to roast potatoes.
Classic creme brûlée
Learn how to make the ultimate crème brûlée for a fun weekend project – the results are worth it!
Spend some downtime in the kitchen by baking these light, beautifully crusted baguettes – just wait until your home is filled with the irresistible aromas of freshly baked bread.
Homemade chilli crisp
Elevate your stir fries and barbecued meats by making your own chilli crisp infused with star anise, cardamom, sesame seeds, Sichuan peppercorns and ginger.
Take some time this weekend to master the art of making homemade chicken kiev, perfect for a Saturday night dinner that serves up to four.
Deliciously sour, spicy and umami, a jar of home-made Kimchi, a Korean staple of fermented vegetables, makes for a perfectly soothing weekend project.
Chicken and chorizo pie
Time and patience will only make this puff pastry pie better, filled with tender chicken, spicy chorizo and a rich crème fraîche sauce.
Laminated milk bread
With two days needed for overnight chilling and proving, this recipe is best for a weekend project. You will be amply rewarded with deliciously golden, puffy and buttery milk rolls.
New York cheesecake
Take some time to level up your baking skills this weekend with this creamy New York Cheesecake, a dessert that’s perfect for entertaining.
Steamed sponge pudding with custard
Let the steamer slowly simmer this classic sponge pudding, made with golden syrup and hints of lemon then submerged with creamy custard.
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