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Anthea Leonard's spooky cupcakes.

Halloween treats

Recipes for a ghoulish feast of spider cup cakes and jelly rabbits, plus a video on how to carve a pumpkin.

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Roasted rhubarb and strawberries with rose geranium and prosecco

Karen Martini This makes a delicious dessert with a scoop of gelato or frozen yoghurt, or use it to jazz up breakfast muesli.

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Roast chicken, avocado and rustic grain salad.

Roast chicken, avocado and rustic grain salad

Neil Perry You can use just about any mix of grains and try a dollop of aioli for good measure

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Brilliant biscuits

From old-school melting moments to chocolate chequerboards, here are our favourites.

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Ways to reduce food waste

Jill Dupleix Here's nine easy ways you can reduce your food waste footprint.

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Hummus with lamb and lemon sauce.

Yotam Ottolenghi's cooking tips and kitchen wisdom

Dani Valent He is the culinary equivalent of Beyonce. He's an author, TV host, and if you cook, you've tried one of his recipes.

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Best asparagus recipes for spring

Whether in a soup, stir-fry or salad, asparagus is amazingly versatile in the cooking stakes. It's also plentiful in spring so stock up on this crisp and satisfying green and try one of these delicious recipes.

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Homemade ricotta

KAREN MARTINI Stay clear of the tubs at the supermarket. Making your own ricotta might seem a big commitment, but it's actually a pretty simple and really quite a rewarding process.

Use your noodles

Whether you're talking udon, hokkien, rice or ramen, wiggly squiggly noodles put the fun factor into countless Asian dishes. They're also cheap, tasty and easy to cook - and form a great base for soups, salads and stir-fries. Here are some recipes to get you slurpin'.