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Croque Madame (2)

Recipe: Croque-Madame

What better brunch could there possibly be? Toast, ham, melted cheese and a white sauce. Sunday morning perfection

Photo: Alec Wilby

Chocolate and peanut butter malt loaf

Following on from last week’s easy bread recipe, here is a slightly more advanced bread: chocolate and peanut butter malt loaf, a tasty addition to any breakfast, lecture or revision marathon

Photo: Lily Carden

Easy Bread Recipe

If you’ve never made bread before then it can seem daunting but I promise you it’s a very easy process. If you buy a tin of easy bake yeast then there’s a quick recipe on the back that will made decent enough white bread but by following these simple, additional steps you can achieve a wonderful white loaf that works as the basis for many different types of loaf. It will take time to rise (about 2 hours total) but needs less than 30 minutes of active preparation and is worth it.

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Budget banquets: spending less, eating better

Stanley Johnson runs through some ways to eat good nosh for less dosh

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Treasure Trove

With Manchester’s most popular artisan bread stockist left unreviewed, Food Editor Ellie Gibbs rises to the opportunity

Bread

Overnight wholemeal cranberry raisin seeded walnut boule

Inspired by M&S’s cranberry & toasted pecan baton, I aimed to produce something similar, but on a larger and more-affordable scale.

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Hard work? There’s just no knead

Food & Drink Co-Editor Ellie Gibbs shares a recipe for easy focaccia

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Granary Bread Recipe

This recipe comes from my godmother Mary, who is a phenomenal cook. Going to her house is amazing – she measures her cookbooks by the…

Enjoy this loaf with a slab of cheddar and a few pickled onions. Photo: BryanAlexander @Flickr

Ploughman’s loaf

Let this cheese and pickle loaf brighten your day