Recipes, DIY, property, gardening, décor, crafts & lifestyle

Current Highlights

Did You See These Past Features & Articles?


Sarah Beeny’s How to sell your Home

Sarah Beeny finds out what’s involved for ordinary homeowners who take on the challenge and responsibility of selling their homes the 21st century way. Each episode, Sarah Beeny follows two stories, as well as providing practical How To information for viewers interested in selling homes online. Episode 1 In East Sussex, Sarah meets Terri Measures […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

This chocolate chip cookie dough has 2 secrets to success. The first is the addition of cornstarch, which holds in moisture to guarantee a soft-centred cookie. The second is to chill the cookies before baking – this ensures they all bake to the same size and don’t spread too much while baking. Makes about 2 […]


French Mushroom Soup

Martha sheds light on the world of mushrooms and makes four fantastic recipes: savory buckwheat crepes with mushroom filling, a vegetarian mushroom ragù, French mushroom soup, and a modern-day mushroom risotto. You’ll be inspired to prepare her tasty recipes—for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Serves: 12 Ingredients 1/2 cup minced onion ½ cup unsalted butter 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour 12 cups homemade chicken […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Lemon Berry Saucing Cakes

Makes 4 individual cakes Ingredients ½ cup sugar 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour 1 ½ tsp finely grated lemon zest pinch salt 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 2/3 cup 2% milk 1 large egg at room temperature, separated 1 cup mixed fresh or frozen berries, such as raspberries, blueberries and blackberries Method Preheat the oven to […]


Home Made Easy – Episode 12

  Follow @BuildersFan In episode 12 of Home Made Easy, we take our projects to new heights. From hanging plants, to shelves and even wall art. Part 1 – Gardening Tanya Visser puts a forgotten garden gate to good use, turning it into an interesting outdoor feature.


Stir fry Broken Rice with Chinese Sausage and Gai Lang

  Ingredients 1 cup broken rice clove garlic 1 chilli 2 eggs 1 tsp ginger chopped 1 tbsp spring onions chopped Chinese sausage 1/4 cup coriander 2 tbsp Fried shallots 2 tbsp sesame seeds 75 g tempeh 1 bunch gai lang 1 tsp hoi sin sauce Coriander sprigs 1 piece banana leaf Method Steam the […]



Peter and Annalien build a book shelf with a difference, this time they add a decorative façade that is cut out of ply wood and then stained with a dark varnish. Be inspired to build a version of your very own by following the easy steps. You will need: Tools  Materials iron 16mm melamine board […]


Junk Raiders

Why spend a fortune on new building materials when other people have chucked out exactly what you need? Junk Raiders is a journey into ‘up-cycling’; the thriving do-it-yourself subculture that takes trash and uses innovative recycling methods to give it new life. The first series saw the Junk Raiders team use cast-offs to transform an […]