The tart fruitiness of Granny Smith apples offsets the stickily, aromatic sweetness of dates in this moreish cake.
A southern kitchen
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.
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.
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.
This is a perfectly balanced cake. The tart, tangy rhubarb topping offsets wonderfully the fragrant almond and polenta sponge beneath.