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"I want to let you into a secret. I'm making myself more accessible. Yes I'm known as the chef with tricks, with a scientific approach to food and ingredients but I'm not like that all the time. When I'm at home or entertaining close friends and family, it's the simple, comforting style of food that I return to again and again" - DP x

Darren's Hot Cross Buns

These are a real favourite of mine, and thankfully they're only around once a year because any more would be dangerous! I have mine untoasted, straight from the oven, with loads of butter.

Raspberry, Lychee & Rose Choux Buns

Elegant and feminine these make a beautiful late morning or afternoon treat with a cup of tea. I love serving these to my friends as they always get a ‘Wow’ reaction from the taste and their attrac...

Salted Caramel Lamingtons

Not your average Lamington and sure to become a favourite in your home, like it is in mine. This recipe promises to deliver a deliciously moist salted caramel sponge. Dipped in a luxurious coating ...

Lamington Pain Perdu

Lamingtons have become a big part of my life - admittedly too big. However, these simply constructed, but difficult - to master, classics are something to celebrate which is why we have Lamington W...

Darren's Pavlova

Pav can be a bit temperamental, so you may need a couple of practice goes so you can learn how your oven bakes and then gauge cooking times to ensure success. It will be worth it though when you se...

Cath's Fattoush - The Ultimate Summer Salad

This simple, gutsy salad, using the humblest of ingredients, is perfect for summer.  Fattoush deserves nothing less than the ripest full flavor tomatoes, wonderful fresh herbs and is the greatest w...

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