Creamy and hearty, polenta makes a great alternative to mashed potatoes or pasta- serve topped with a tomato-based sauce flavoured with rosemary
These rustic homemade bread rolls are best served warm with a steaming bowl of soup
Give your spicy tomato dip a spooky touch by hollowing out a bread loaf to create a poppy seed cauldron
Cut croissant dough into strips and roll around chipolatas for these spooky bandaged mummies. Serve with your favourite dip.
Teriyaki sauce provides the base of this Asian-inspired speedy stir fry with ginger, garlic and spring onions
Pesto, pine nuts, Parmesan and artichokes lift this storecupboard supper a little higher
A cross between a Persian stew and Moroccan tagine, the spices in this slow cooked one-pot are mellow. Serve with rice, couscous or flatbreads
BBC Good Food magazine's food editor Barney & his daughter Maisie love making these sausage and beef meatballs to serve on spaghetti with hidden vegetable tomato sauce
A lean fish supper with an alternative dauphinoise made with mild celeriac. Wholegrain mustard makes a tangy glaze for the salmon.
Raid your storecupboard and rustle up this cheesy bake with a creamy sauce and tortilla wrap 'pancakes'
Layer salted caramel and thick chocolate cream on a chocolate pastry base and top with crunchy honeycomb for a dessert with a difference
A rustic salad with cured beef, blue cheese and chicory teamed sweet pears, and dressed in a red wine vinaigrette
This hearty potato pie hails from Lancashire and is a little like a giant cheese pasty. Our version contains apples and thyme
Making your own cinder toffee requires a little care and attention but it's worth it. Break into shards and scatter over ice cream and other desserts
A fail-safe bread recipe that produces the perfect loaf- once you've mastered it, try swapping flours and altering the shape