Beetroot brownies on a wooden tray

Beetroot Brownies, by Val Stones

1 February, 2022

Former Great British Bake Off contestant – and our beloved baking expert – Val Stones has never been afraid to put her own unique spin...

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Val Stones’ top 10 tips for healthier cooking

1 February, 2022

Our talented baking expert Val Stones’ culinary creations are always nice… but sometimes a little naughty! For those looking to curb...

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How to cater for vegetarians and vegans, by Val Stones

25 January, 2022

Our creative baking expert, Val Stones, has been whipping up delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes throughout her life. It all began...

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Herby dumplings

Hearty winter stew with herby dumplings, by Val Stones

24 January, 2022

Our wonderful baking expert, Val Stones, wowed the nation when she appeared on The Great British Bake Off in 2016. She now kindly...

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2022 gardening trends revealed, by Mark Lane

17 January, 2022

Our insightful gardening expert, Mark Lane, shares his predictions for gardening trends and terminology in 2022 - from the most...

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How to winter-proof your garden by Mark Lane

23 December, 2021

Our insightful Gardening Expert and BBC Gardeners’ World presenter, Mark Lane, tends to his garden throughout the year – despite...

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How to create a ‘cool Christmas’ tablescape, by Mark Lane

13 December, 2021

‘Tablescaping’ – the art of laying a table beautifully – is a top 2021 home décor trend. Our artistic gardening guru Mark Lane offers...

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2 Festive canapés by Val Stones

10 December, 2021

Our treasured Baking Expert, former Great British Bake Off contestant Val Stones, loves to host at Christmas – but even if you’re only...

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10 immersive and illuminated Christmas trails across the UK

8 November, 2021

Step into Christmas and walk (or drive) in a winter wonderland. We have collated 10 charming festive trails from all over the UK to...

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How to create Halloween Spider Cupcakes with the help of Val Stones

26 October, 2021

Our lovely baking expert and Great British Bake Off alumni Val Stones loves to bake over the spooky season. These terrifyingly tasty...

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Musical memories with Val Stones

7 October, 2021

Our uplifting baking expert and Great British Bake Off legend Val Stones has always had a real passion for music. She shares the songs...

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Pumpkin art: 5 inspiring ideas for a haute-couture Halloween

4 October, 2021

Spooky season is upon us! And in 2021, pumpkin carving is old news.

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