If you’re in need of inspiring recipes to bring your dinner table to life then you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re new to cooking and need to know how to poach an egg, or you're a pro in the kitchen and simply looking for fresh ideas, we are full-on foodies and gathering tasty recipes for you to enjoy in your beautiful home is our jam.
If you're after lazy weekend brunch recipes, the best pancake recipe or the latest egg recipes around then we have many tasty options to get your started. While if it’s a hearty slow cooker chicken casserole you want to make midweek cooking a breeze, a healthy version of a household favorite like vegan lasagna or the perfect roast potatoes that you need, you can trust our recipes to make cooking fun for all the family. From conquering the basics to upping your game, we're all for keeping it simple, affordable and oh so tasty at Real Homes...
30 Christmas dinner ideas for a festive feast like no other
Up the magic on your Christmas dinner table this year with our festive recipe ideas that will create a very memorable meal indeed
How long does turkey last in the fridge? The best ways to store cooked turkey over the holidays
Learn how long turkey will last in the fridge for and make the most of all your festive holiday leftovers, safely
Make French toast, avocado fries, and many other millennial mid-morning faves in your air fryer
Wondering what can you cook in an air fryer? If the usual oven-ready suspects sound uninspiring, this will be food for thought.
How long to microwave a potato: use your micro oven to create a quick jacket
Fancy a jacket potato for dinner tonight? Here's how long to microwave a potato so it's just right
How to pick a good watermelon according to food experts
How to tap and tell whether you've picked a good watermelon according to food experts
How to light a BBQ: smoking tips, tricks and hacks to fire up your grill safely
Barbecuing for the first time? Find out how to light a BBQ correctly so that you get the best flame-grilled results
Caipirinha recipe: the perfect zesty cocktail for the weekend
This Caipirinha recipe was made for a hot weekend...
Cavolo nero: learn how to cook cavolo nero to perfection
This cavolo nero recipe will make you fall in love with curly kale's cousin. And that's a promise
Vodka sauce: Gigi Hadid's recipe for this pasta sauce is all over Insta
Gigi Hadid finally shared THE vodka sauce recipe for pasta that has been lighting up Insta feeds everywhere. This is it
Slow cooker recipes: prepare healthy, hearty meals with ease
The best slow cooker recipes will make short work of warming, hearty, healthy meals – while you get on with your day. There's even a cake!
How to cook smoked haddock – 4 failsafe methods for delicious results
This is how to cook smoked haddock to perfection for a deliciously flavored meal – breakfast, lunch or dinner...
How to defrost bread
Here's how to defrost bread for the best 'fresh bread out of the oven' flavour and texture
How to defrost sausages
Here's how to defrost sausages safely before cooking
16 Pancake Day essentials you need for a Shrove Tuesday in lockdown
Here's everything you need to celebrate Pancake Day 2021 in lockdown – from a pancake flipper to the best pancake pan, a pancake-scented candle and more...
How to open champagne properly – 6 easy steps to pop it like a pro
There is an art to opening champagne properly. Use our guide and learn how to open champagne like a professional in your own home
How to defrost turkey in time for Christmas Day lunch
Find out how to defrost turkey safely in our mini guide
Roast beef: how to cook beef so it's perfectly pink in the middle
Want your roast beef centrepiece to look the part as well as taste it? Here’s a hack that’ll ensure your joint is cooked through but pink in the middle
These ornament Christmas cookies look fancy, but they're SO easy
These no-bake ornament Christmas cookies are perfect for gifting, if you don't eat them all first
How to freeze Yorkshire puddings
Made too many Yorkshire puddings? There’s no need to bin them – you can freeze them easily. In fact, you can even make them to freeze ahead. Here’s how
How to cook sausages: in the oven, the healthier way
If you know how to cook sausages in the oven then you have a seriously hearty and fairly healthy meal on the menu. Say hello to the easiest way to cook the ultimate comfort food...
This amazing gingerbread house is all we want to make for Christmas 2020
You always need a gingerbread house at Christmas. This unique recipe and gorgeous display is sure to impress
Warm up with MasterChef champion Thomas Frake's smoky baked beans recipe
Thomas Frake serves up some delicious inspiration with warm foods that will keep you warmer longer.
Cheese board ideas: how to make the perfect cheese plate
Whether you are serving a cheese course after dinner or enjoying a cheesy night in for two, our cheese board ideas walk you through everything from cheese selection to wine pairings
How to brine a turkey – an easy turkey brine recipe for the most succulent bird
This is how to brine a turkey like a pro, to ensure your Thanksgiving bird is tender, moist and simply delicious
How to make scrambled eggs: an easy, tasty and nutritious meal
Everyone should know how to make scrambled eggs. It's the perfect healthy brunch, lunch or dinner option, even when your fridge seems empty!
How to make affogato: an espresso-based beverage (with ice cream!)
It's time to treat yourself with an affogato (or three!). Here's a step by step guide to making your own
Vegetarian cottage pie: Jamie Oliver's cottage pie is a tasty hotpot
This vegetarian cottage pie by Jamie Oliver is a new take on the classic recipe – but, boy, is it tasty!
How to defrost chicken
Learn how to defrost chicken quickly and safely, in three ways
Lamb kofta – BBQ flavours and a chermoula side
This lamb kofta recipe is one seriously exciting addition for your BBQ menu. Flavoured with chermoula spice and teamed with gorgeous sides – you will impress your guests
Vegetable biryani: Jamie Oliver's take is tasty AND healthy
Get the family eating plenty of veg with Jamie’s take on a classic vegetable biryani dish. It’s tasty and good for you
How to grow onions: from seed and even from another onion
Learn how to grow onions from seed and even from a spare onion – indoors or out. It's easy, fun to do with the kids and you'll get satisfying results
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