Beautiful Easter Bakes

Simnel Cookies, recipe by Katie Bryson, photo by Sharron Gibson for UKTV

When I write recipes for The Good Food Channel, they often set me a bit of a challenge to see what I can come up with. This time the task was to develop some Simnel Cookies. But what would you expect Simnel Cookies to look and taste like? Would you expect them to look like […]

Mother’s day treats

Lemon Shortbread with Earl Grey Icing: recipe Katie Bryson, photo Sharron Gibson for the Good Food Channel

If you’re looking for recipe inspiration with Mother’s Day approaching, I’ve got some treats ideal for making for your mum, or perhaps for printing out and casually leaving for your partner to find! These beauties are a mixture of my own recipes, with one from Lucy Lovell and Thane Prince too. I was assigned with […]

Coconut and lime drizzle cake

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It’s been a busy week of cooking for photoshoots, recipe creation and food styling. My kitchen has been harbouring obscene quantities of cakes, biscuits and desserts – I’d have done a roaring trade if I’d set up a stall at the front of the house. Needless to say the neighbours have been eating well this […]

Toffee apple pancakes

Toffee Apple Pancakes on Feeding Boys

It’s Shrove Tuesday this week, so I thought it was only right to come up with a tasty pancake filling idea for you to try. I’ve kept it super simple so there’s limited faffing about – cooking pancakes is a labour of love enough without lots of fancy fillings to prepare. I’ve used dark brown […]

Mini gypsy tarts

Mini gypsy tarts by

This is based on a recipe I nabbed from my mum after she baked a big version for us over the Christmas holidays. Mum calls it Gypsy Tart, and from a spot of web research, it turns out it’s a traditional recipe from Kent where back in the mists of time a lady with not […]

Valentine edible gift ideas

Valentine recipes by Katie Bryson for

Forced romance is not my cup of tea, but Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to herd the kids into the kitchen for a bit of themed cooking! I’ve developed a few recipes with this in mind for and thought they might inspire you. These are mega mega easy but oh-so-pretty. All you need […]

Green dragon ice-cream milkshake

Green dragon ice-cream milkshake on

I’ve created this green dragon ice-cream milkshake to celebrate the release of the animated children’s movie Justin and the Knights of Valour. It could be an after school pick-me-up, a drink for a knight’s party or even a dessert. Kids will love to help you make this shake as you can give them all a special […]

Pizza Birthday Cake

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I’m sure i’m not alone in the birthday cake dread. What will your child request this year? We’ve had tractors, zombies, Star Wars, monster trucks… you name it! When you write about food for a living there’s a certain expectation that you’ll deliver something amazing. No pressure. No not at all. It doesn’t help that […]

Christmas leftover recipes

Christmas Pudding Trifle by Katie Bryson for the Good Food Channel, photo by Sharron Gibson

Mince pies and Christmas pudding are often left lingering in the days between Christmas and New Year, so why not do something creative with them? I’ve come up with a couple of ideas that are perfect for feeding guests popping in over the festive season… Christmas Pudding Trifles Boozy make-ahead dessert that’ll use up those […]

Mini filo mince pies

Easy filo mince pies by Katie Bryson for the Good Food Channel website

Making your own mince pies doesn’t have to be a marathon effort. If you’re not fond of making your own pastry then reach for the ready-made stuff I say! These mini mince pies I did for the Good Food Channel website are made with crisp filo pastry and filled with mincemeat stirred up with a […]