I've simplified and updated this rich winter classic - beef and mushrooms in red wine. The addition of fresh rosemary and dried apricots with their tangy-tartness packs a well-rounded flavour punch...
This deep, dark and densely flavoured coffee roll is spectacularly delicious, an antidote to all that rich sweetness of Easter, writes Joan Bishop.
Rich and juicy, these rather special pork rolls are enhanced by the tangy saltiness of cheese and bacon plus the sultry sweetness of sultanas.
Joan Bishop shares a delicious salad that's perfect for eating alfresco.
Joan Bishop shares some delicious food that's scrumptious and special and can be made ahead of time with minimal effort.
A cake with only one tablespoon of sugar and a lot of vegetables? Yes and it's truly scrumptious.
This is a blast from the past. I remember eating versions of this way back in the '80s — it was all the rage. I loved it then and still do.
The tart fruitiness of Granny Smith apples offsets the stickily, aromatic sweetness of dates in this moreish cake.
Joan Bishop shares a delicious, easy to do ahead of time stew if you've got friends coming for dinner.
It is hard to resist the lure of these baby cakes, writes Joan Bishop.
With its seductively smooth and voluptuous filling, this is an irresistible tart, says Joan Bishop.
These simple scones from Joan Bishop have been dressed up for Easter with the addition of rum-soaked fruits combined with a mix of heady spices. Tender, rich and flaky, they are quick to make.
Packed with strong flavours and a glorious mix of textures, this salad makes a fabulous addition to lunch or dinner served alongside barbecued meats, roasts, chicken or fish.
Raspberries, fragrant and intensely-fresh tasting, are the most heavenly of all fruits.
Joan Bishop shares a non-traditional take on the festive fruit-cake.
These are mouth-poppingly delicious and so easy to make. I love them hot or cold.
Home baking is on a roll; it's fashionable and trendy right now.
This oven-cooked, one-pot braise simmers very gently for five hours with nary a bubble breaking the surface.
Welsh rabbit is a savoury delicacy of cheese melted with beer, spooned over toast and grilled. There are many variations of this dish, which is essentially melted cheese on toast.
I'm a great fan of sticky date puddings and cakes. However, when topped with toffee sauce, which is the norm, they can be tooth-achingly sweet.