Apple and vanilla cake
Baking

Apple and vanilla cake

Nici Wickes' apple and vanilla cake recipe is wonderfully moist, despite the fact it has no butter or other fats. Serve warm as a dessert or with brandy butter and cream if you're not dairy-free
Autumn pear and walnut bread
Baking

Autumn pear and walnut bread

If you’re a fan of banana bread, you’re going to love Nici Wickes' delicious version made with pears! Studded with walnuts and easily altered to be gluten or dairy-free, this recipe is a winner
Pumpkin and Parmesan scones
Snacks

Pumpkin and Parmesan scones

These scrumptious scones put leftover pumpkin to excellent use. They're light and fluffy, and the sprinkle of Parmesan on the top adds so much flavour. Enjoy fresh out of the oven, slathered in butter, with a cup of tea.
Apple and plum bran loaf on wooden board
Breakfast

Apple and plum bran loaf

Grated apples and chopped plums make this bran loaf extremely moreish. It is perfect as a sweet bite for morning tea, so put a batch in the oven in the morning and enjoy freshly baked with a cup of tea.
Christmas Eton mess
Dessert

Christmas Eton mess

This is an easy dessert to put together using up any leftover Christmas cake or pudding, fresh fruit that’s ready to be eaten and meringues. Plus, it’s super-yum!
Summer lamb and beetroot salad
Healthy

Summer lamb and beetroot salad

Quickly seared lamb underpins this tasty dish, making it perfectly adequate for dinner. Pulled together in just 20 minutes, it's a quick and healthy meal that everyone will love.
Sweet nectarine olive oil cake
Dessert

Sweet nectarine olive oil cake

The sweetness of the fruit and the savoury richness of extra virgin olive oil make this the most wonderful summer cake. It's great served warm for dessert or with a cuppa.