• Easter baking: Cakes and puddings to put a spring in your step

    Easter is traditionally a time for excess after the fasting of Lent when rich foods including eggs, milk and meat were excluded from the diet. Many Easter recipes celebrate by combining eggs and butter with sugar and spices to make rich and

  • How to poach an egg: Using a microwave is the best way of all

    If you want to know how to make the perfect poached egg, look no further. This method is quick, easy and efficient. You won't need to wait for pans to boil and you won't make a load of mess either. See also: The fastest way to

  • Lazy weekend breakfasts

    Weekends are for relaxing, so what could be better than grabbing the papers and having a good read over a late breakfast? You can make quite a spread if you put your mind to it, leaving enough to nibble on during the afternoon too. And if the

  • Giant elephant bird egg sells for £66k

    An anonymous bidder has paid £66,675 for a foot-long egg. The enormous (almost nine-inch diameter) egg, was estimated to be worth up to £30,000 before the sale started. But fierce bidding broke out at Christie's for the partly-fossilised

  • What does Yorkshire Building Society buying Egg mean for you?

    Yorkshire building society is to buy Egg's £430 million mortgage book and £2.5 billion savings business from Citigroup, which has already sold the Egg cards business to Barclays. More than half a million Britons with savings accounts and