Stuck for gifts to buy your loved ones? Why not make something from Camilla Morton’s Make Life Beautiful, a collection of projects from some of the most stylish minds, to get you imagining and creating. You can customise your bike with Paul Smith, make a Bella Freud jumper or have Charlotte Olympia put a spring in your step. We’ve got a stylish biscuit recipe from Manolo Blahnik to get you started.


We all know the January ‘New Year, New You’ influx is on its way, why not gift your way into that smug glow by being one step ahead and sending your loved ones on a healthy new path with delicious recipes to kick start their year, or even to make festive feasting a little lighter.

Give yourself the gift of a delicious new year by picking up one of these tasty titles and giving to your most culinary friend, not only will they thank you, your taste buds will too.

Read an interview with Jamie Oliver on the inspiration behind his new book, Everyday Super Food.

With Laurie Lee’s classic coming of age story, Cider With Rosie coming to BBC1 this Autumn, we dip into the archives to share Harold Nicolson’s review of the book from November, 1959.

Jamie Oliver explains the philosophy of eating a balanced plate in this extract from his new book, Everyday Super Food.

Justin Gellatly is one of Britain’s best bakers: head baker and pastry chef at St John for twelve years, Justin is responsible for the now legendary doughnuts from the St John’s Bakery. In his new book Bread, Cake, Doughnut, Pudding, Justin shows you how to make mouth-watering treats, ranging from the classics, to classics with […]