Recipe & Craft Ideas
Projects for your home from our favourite new books.
Visit our shops and you’ll find shelves bursting with wonderful cookery, craft and gardening titles for you to browse. Here we let you delve a little further into our favourite new books with downloadable projects to try at home. From dinner party show stoppers to new family favourites, crafty gift ideas to art for the kids, try out these taster projects to help you decide which books should grace your shelves.
Roasted courgettes with crispy chickpeas
From A Modern Way to Cook
A very quick and insanely good version of a ratatouille.
Mini treasure chests Creative Craft
Children love secret treasures that mean something to them.
Caramel Tea and Biscuit Slice
From Homemade Memories
Tea and biscuits were made for each other, so what better than a recipe that combines the two?
Knitting Cards on the Go! offers 25 knitting patterns on cards for you to carry around wherever you go.
Black Bean Burgers (GF)
From At My Table
"I make these burgers with black beans because they are packed with protein and fibre. My advice is to never skimp on the toppings!"
Men’s Classic T-Shirt
It’s great to be able to sew for the men in your life, and this is a real wardrobe staple.
Asparagus, Ricotta, Chilli and Parmesan Tartlets
From Gino’s Veg Italia
Asparagus is one of the great delicacies of the vegetable world, and these asparagus tartlets quite rightly make it centre of attention.
Orange on table
Are you ready to release your inner artist? The Big Painting Challenge is a guide to painting and drawing, to accompany the BBC series.
From Peru: The Cookbook
Ceviche is possibly the most common export of Peruvian cuisine and popular with both home cooks and experienced chefs alike.
Buta Kakuni Manju Pork Belly Buns
Buta kakuni manju are Japan’s take on gua bao, the Taiwanese pork buns recently popularised by Momofuku and sometimes called ‘Hirata buns’.
Éric’s classic French baguette can now be made at home with this recipe.