Jacqui Ackland's fluffy Banana Bread

Banana bread is an excellent way of using overripe bananas. A soft, moist teeming-with-banana bread is also so versatile that you can chuck pretty much anything you have in the pantry. Add nuts, dried fruits or berries - the result is always delicious… well, almost alw ..

Jacqui Ackland's Jaffa macarons

Once upon a time, I waged my own war with macarons - those sweet meringue-based confections filled with ganache, buttercream or jam, deliciously sandwiched between two cookies. When done right, macarons are mildly moist, and have that melt-in-your-mouth texture. But plenty ca ..