All you need to know about cupcakes

It's National Cupcake Week this week, so what better excuse do we need to dive into the sugary sweet world of cupcakes?

After all, this little humble cake has become a hero of our times, referred to as an 'economic lifeline' during the recession, acting as a powerful rising agent for national revenue.

It's also been voted the cake that makes us the happiest and is a affordable luxury.

And joining us today, to teach us all we need to know about cupcakes, is baking expert and National Cupcake Champion Emily Johnson.

Rustle up a warm root vegetable pie

The man who made vegetables sexy, Yotam Ottolenghi is an award winning chef and restaurateur, whose Middle Eastern background helps him create some of the most flavoursome of family dishes.

Yotam joins us today for his debut This Morning appearance, to show us how to make use of what's in season right now, in his warming root vegetable pies.

Phil Vickery's family feast

As the weekend approaches we can all look forward to settling down with some fantastic Saturday night TV! And what better way to enjoy our weekend watching than with a delicious family feast to share on the sofa?

Phil Vickery is here with some sticky lime chicken drumsticks, served with sweet potato fries and a delicious spicy bacon and mayonnaise dip. Still got a sweet tooth to satisfy? Well Phil will be whipping up a blueberry and marshmallow rocky road too!

Do you know your perfect portion sizes?

As Britain becomes a nation of overeaters, we welcome dietician Faith Toogood into our kitchen with some fun and helpful ways to measure our portion sizes