Food

John Torode's eggcellent masterclass

How do you like your eggs in the morning? Well after today every student in the country will be able to offer them soft boiled or scrambled - perfectly cooked every time!

As students across the UK prepare for freshers' week, John Torode is taking it right back to basics with his cookery masterclass. Alison is live with three students at the University of Leeds as they take part in John’s egg-cellent student cook-off. They’ll learn how to make a perfect soft-boiled egg and make scrambled eggs live, with the best student taking away £1000!

Hugh's roast fennel, new potato and tomato stew

He’s ditched the meat, and now he’s mad about veg. But what will Hugh FW cook up when he receives a mystery package from our Welsh gardening wonder Terry Walton? Hugh's roast Fennel, new potato and tomato stew, that's what!

Recipe taken from: Much More Veg by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Phil Vickery's deep dish apple and blackberry crumble cake

If saying goodbye to summer is making you sad, there's one good reason to embrace autumn, and that's to welcome fruits of the forest!

Phil's in the kitchen to make a seasonal apple and blackberry crumble cake - and best of all he’s using blackberries hand picked by two of our viewers.

John Torode's classic beef Wellington

When it comes to common kitchen disasters, beef Wellington is right up there - so at Holly’s request, John's here with another masterclass, showing us how to achieve fillet-filled pastry perfection.

Phil Vickery's simple mackerel with tarragon mash and soy sauce

Phil's back from his holidays in Cornwall and he's in the kitchen with a dish that will bring the last taste of summer to the table for tonight's dinner.

Two quick and easy ways with mackerel: pan-fried mackerel with spring onion and tarragon mash AND mackerel with spicy beetroot curry.

John Torode's perfect scallops

As a Masterchef judge he's witnessed more kitchen disasters than most, but in 12 years judging more than 2,000 contestants, John Torode says there’s one dish no one can ever get right - scallops!

John's here to show us how to cook them perfectly, accompanied by creamy mash and crispy bacon.

Kirstie Allsopp's family favourite banana cake 🍌

She’s known as the queen of property, but now Kirstie Allsopp, a self-confessed non cook has relocated from the housing market into our kitchen. Her new no nonsense recipe book focuses on feeding friends, family and fussy children - something she’s learnt from being a mum of two sons and two step-sons.

Kirstie is baking a family favourite, banana cake, which her children made for her birthday last week.