Entertaining

Discover essential tips for easy entertaining and throwing the perfect party, including cocktails, cheesecakes and the ultimate seafood platter.
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How to create a seafood platter

How to create a seafood platter

Discover top tips on making the ultimate seafood platter for a party.
Healthy dinner party recipes

Healthy dinner party recipes

Throwing a party? Treat your guests to comfort food without all the calories...
How to choose the best wine and bubbly

How to choose the best wine and bubbly

Discover top tips from Ocado to help you choose your bottle like a pro.
Cheesecake recipes

Cheesecake recipes

With a creamy top and buttery biscuit base, who can resist this classic dessert?
8 easy cocktails

8 easy cocktails

Be the hostess with the mostess by serving our classy, chic cocktails...

Top 5 easy desserts

Chocolate orange tart Recipe

Chocolate orange tart

4.82143

(7 ratings)

Hot mocha puddings Recipe

Hot mocha puddings

3.75

(2 ratings)

It only takes a few minutes to mix, microwave and top these hot chocolate puds...
Squidgy chocolate pear pudding Recipe

Squidgy chocolate pear pudding

4.772725

(33 ratings)

This hot, gooey chocolate pud, with dark chocolate and canned pears, can be...
Salted caramel choc pots Recipe

Salted caramel choc pots

3.604165

(24 ratings)

Combining sweet and salty flavours really works when chocolate and toffee is...
Lemon cheesecake tartlets Recipe

Lemon cheesecake tartlets

4.833335

(12 ratings)

This luscious fruit dessert looks like it takes two hours, but it only takes 15...

Top 5 healthy dinner party recipes

Lighter chicken cacciatore Recipe

Lighter chicken cacciatore

4.083335

(24 ratings)

Fish stew with roast garlic & saffron Recipe

Fish stew with roast garlic & saffron

4.583335

(3 ratings)

Try this simpler, lighter version of bouillabaisse, a classic fish soup - serve...
Butternut soup with crispy sage & apple croutons Recipe

Butternut soup with crispy sage & apple croutons

4.375

(4 ratings)

The apple and sage contrast beautifully with naturally sweet butternut squash...
Spiced black bean & chicken soup with kale Recipe

Spiced black bean & chicken soup with kale

4.407895

(19 ratings)

Use up leftover roast or ready-cooked chicken in this healthy and warming South...
The ultimate makeover: Chicken pie Recipe

The ultimate makeover: Chicken pie

4.62671

(73 ratings)

Angela Nilsen reinvents a classic recipe to make chicken pie a healthy choice...
A heavy-duty, thick-based frying pan, ideally with a non-stick coating, will achieve good results, as will a heavy griddle pan or skillet. These types of pans get really hot – ideal for getting that slightly sweet, charred finish to the outside of your meat.