It is believed that Queen Catherine of Braganza brought the tradition of afternoon tea with her from Portugal to England in the middle of the 1600s.
One of the last fruits of summer is the apple – delicious, juicy and healthy. And you can use it in so many ways.
Bake with summer berries
Bake with the summer's berries and take homemade goodies to your next party.
Baking for Advent
The Christmas spirit arrives with the First Sunday in Advent. Light the first Advent candle, make the coffee and tempt with mouth-watering delicacies.
Baking with apples and pears
Harvest apples and pears from your garden or pick them up at your supermarket to get baking with these fabulous fruits!
Baking with oranges and lemons
Start the year with a wonderful, refreshing hint of citrus in your cakes and treats. Orange and lemon are wintry flavours and make a great choice for baking.
Luxurious summer blackberries! Blackberries work really well in baked goods, smoothies, jams and juices. They also add a little luxury as a decoration and garnish.
Blueberries – the best berry in the forest
Blueberries are definitely the best berry in the forest. Blueberry season tends to start in July and can extend into autumn.
Baking for Christmas is always something special. This is the one safe haven that always seems to cling to tradition.
Classic cookies with a Christmas twist are perfect with Christmas coffee served on a decorated tray, or as little Christmas presents for busy people.
Midwinter is redolent of oranges and saffron – fragrances evoking images of countries less dark and cold than our northern climes.
The Christmas holiday provides many opportunities to get together and mingle with a pleasant drink in the hand.
For many, Christmas wouldn't be complete without sweet treats. Put out homemade toffees, chocolates and truffles for everyone to enjoy.
Christmas making and baking
Baking is fun all year round, but it’s best of all over Christmas. December is that special month for Christmas making and baking.
Currants - tartly delicious
Vary your currant recipes by using blackcurrants, redcurrants, or whitecurrants. Currants give a delicious tartness to jam, jellies, desserts and baking.
Mmm! What could be better than a rich, sumptuous chocolate cake to lift the spirits – either as an indulgent treat or to round off a meal.
Delicious Christmas presents
The most special Christmas gifts are hand-made and filled with happiness. And what could be more full of love than mouth-watering sweets, festive biscuits and glorious jams?
Here you will find delicious, colourful cakes that last from Maundy Thursday to Easter Monday – or even longer if you wish.
Fresh Easter desserts
Indulge in a delicious dessert after Easter lunch. For ultimate ease, throw together a fresh and fruity Yoghurt Dessert.
Friday chill out
Friday is perhaps the very best day of the week, and a Friday chill out is the best way to celebrate the end of the working week.
ere anything better than the smell of freshly-baked gingerbread biscuits? Only eating them!
Help your children to dress up, dress up yourself and surprise the family with gruesomely delicious goodies.
Our amazingly sweet raspberries are perfect for cakes and desserts, and are just as much a taste of summer as strawberries.
Home-made Easter sweets
Easter is the celebration par excellence for sweet lovers, and the best sweets are the ones you make yourself.
Host a glögg party
Glögg (Swedish mulled wine) is an institution in Sweden, and hosting a glögg party is a simple way to bring friends together in the lead-up to Christmas.
Jam and marmalade with the flavours of summer
Capture the flavours of summer fruits and berries, and check out our delicious recipes for jam and marmalade.
Here you can find answers to common questions about making jam. You will also find useful tips and inspiring ideas for flavourings.
Make your own ice cream
Make your own ice cream this summer! Why buy ice cream when you can make it from scratch yourself?
Marinades and rubs
Rubs are the new trend in barbecue cooking. These dry seasoning mixes are rubbed into meat or fish before grilling on the barbecue.
New Year's Eve desserts
A New Year's Eve dinner needs a truly sensational dessert! Here is a collection of our most festive tips to send the old year out with a bang.
Children love pancakes. And so do adults. Pancakes make the perfect snack, picnic food, brunch or dessert – and they are so easy to vary with a wide variety of accompaniments.
Plums are one of our most common garden fruits, and are wonderful in desserts and marmalades.
Preserved summer vegetables
Save a little bit of summer in a jar. Pickled summer vegetables extend the flavours of summer.
Spread love on Valentine's Day
Prepare a special treat that's a delight for both the eye and the palate. Your Valentine is guaranteed to be thrilled.
Spring refreshments under the sun
Here we have collected our best recipes for a spring coffee break on your balcony, in the park or in the garden.
It's finally time for the holidays, and for long, lazy breakfasts. Enjoy your summer breakfast out-of-doors with some fresh berries and fruit.
When it is hot, what better way to end a BBQ or summer party than with a sweetly tart and refreshing summer dessert.
Offer summer drinks at your outdoor parties or celebrate in peace and quiet at home.
Take the opportunity to make juice in the summer and store away your favourite berries and fruits in bottles!
Sweet treats with Muscovado Sugar
Dansukker's Fairtrade Muscovado Sugar is made from sugar cane from Mauritius and comes in two different kinds.
Take care of the good stuff
Taking care of leftover bits and pieces isn't just good for the environment – they can be turned into some real treats.
Time for citrus
Is there anything better than to start the morning with homemade marmalade on your toast.
Time for rhubarb
The rhubarb season is here, and the first tender stalks are ready for picking.
Warming drinks for cold weather
Hot drinks are great all year round in our chilly northern climate. But they are particularly welcome when the autumn chill arrives, and in the winter after a run on the ski slopes.
Get some roses in your cheeks and some extra energy on those winter outings. We have put together some good recipes that are perfect for winter days out and can easily be packed in your thermos and backpack.