Stephen Jackson of T & Cake in Almondbury

Stephen Jackson

Recipes from our food writer Stephen Jackson successfully ran The Weaver's Shed restaurant in Golcar until opening T & Cake in Almondbury

Stephen Jackson: Christmas Pudding Bombe

This recipe takes our standard Xmas pud and turns it into a frozen delight, a bombe

Stephen Jackson: Bacon, Bourbon & Butterscotch Mince Pies (Makes 24)

This week we begin a few recipes aimed at Christmas entertaining, and we start with the classic mince pie, or rather an exciting twist

Stephen Jackson's Duck a l'orange

The best Duck à l’orange ever? Try chef Stephen Jackson's version with rosemary pommes Anna

It’s an often well-remembered dish, despite being one that many unscrupulous chefs would knock up in the most cack-handed fashion using little more than a bottle of Britvic and a splash of demi-glace sauce

Stephen Jackson: Watalappan

Why not have a go at this wonderfully-named Sri Lankan sweet?

Stephen Jackson: Crunchy Oatmeal Squid and Mustard-Seed Potato Salad

This week we're making a delightful savoury seafood dish, combining crunchy-fried squid with a tangy, tasty potato salad.

Stephen Jackson: Ecclefechan Tart

Just after Gretna you'll see a road sign for a town with one of the most delightful names in the entire road atlas; Ecclefechan.

Stephen Jackson's recipe: Fig brulee with fig roll & honey roast figs

This week, we fly down across Europe to the warmer climes of Turkey and the Middle East

Stephen Jackson: Potato Knödel With Bavarian Pork and Cabbage

This week we're taking a trip to Germany

Stephen Jackson: Quince stuffed Camembert en croute

This week we're making use of one of the fruits that's absolutely bang in season at the moment, the quince

Stephen Jackson: Chicken Tikka Lasagne

We should be allowed to be a little playful at times

Stephen Jackson's Vanilla Custard with Damson-Apple Compote & Cobnut Crumble

Stephen Jackson's recipe for Vanilla Custard with Damson-Apple Compote and Cobnut Crumble

The important thing is to get out there and forage, especially at this bountiful time of the year.

Stephen Jackson recipe: Flowing Peanut Puddings

It's round about now that I start thinking about baked puddings and pies

Stephen Jackson's Aillade with music bread

Forger Walnut Whip, it's walnut dip - Aillade and music bread recipe

T&Cake Cafe co-owner and chef Stephen Jackson creates an unusual French favourite

Stephen Jackson recipe for shamouti cake

It certainly feels like baking weather – nowhere nicer to be than in a warm kitchen filled with the scent of cake when it’s damp and miserable outside

Stephen Jackson's artichoke, olive & three-cheese calzone

Stephen Jackson's recipe for artichoke, olive and three-cheese calzone

Stephen is co-owner and chef at T&Cake Cafe, Almondbury

Stephen Jackson's vanilla Custard with damson-apple compote & cobnut crumble

Stephen Jackson's recipe for recipe for vanilla custard with damson-apple compote and cobnut crumble

Right now, we could almost all of us go for a 20-minute walk and come back with wild apples, rosehips, elderberries and bagfuls of blackberries

Stephen Jackson's recipe for autumn pears

This week the autumnal weather seems to be staying with us.

Stephen Jackson: Cauliflower Briese

This cauli cheese would be great served alongside a roast, or even barbecued meats (if you've not wheeled it back into the\ngarage)

Stephen Jackson: Black Forest Battenberg

This Battenberg is certainly one worth adding to the notebook, because it looks and tastes wonderful.

Stephen Jackson: Rosemary Scones With Mascarpone, Figs and Honey

This week Examiner chef Stephen Jackson is treating us to a delightful Tuscan-influenced bake.

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