Angela Nilsen

A former Food Editor and Acting Food Director of BBC Good Food magazine, freelance food writer Angela Nilsen creates recipes that are simple to make but will inspire even the most experienced cook.

Angela is famed for her ‘Ultimate’ series and cookbook, where she lends her meticulous approach to experimenting with classic dishes to find a definitive and foolproof recipe. From towering Yorkshire puddings to decadent chocolate cake, Angela’s methodical process of trial and error guided her and her readers to the perfect result, winning her the 2004 Glenfiddich Cookery Writer Award and The Guild of Food Writers’ Cookery Journalist of the Year.

Recent books
The Ultimate Recipe Book (Good Food), BBC Books, Feb 2007
21st Century Cook: The Twenty-first Century Bible of Ingredients, Terms, Tools and Techniques, (co-authored) Cassell Illustrated, Feb 2006

Angela Nilsen

Angela Nilsen's Recipes



 
Sticky toffee pavlova
Sticky toffee pavlova

From the crisp, gooey meringue to the rich sauce swirled through the cream, this pavlova has sticky toffee flavours running all through it.

Avg user rating: 4 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
1 hr 45 min

Instant ice cream
Instant ice cream

It only takes a few minutes to make this soft textured, fruity ice cream from Angela Nilsen. Serve with extra summer fruits and a crisp biscuit on the side

Avg user rating: 4 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
10 min

Japanese pickled ginger
Japanese pickled ginger

This fiery, refreshing traditional sushi accompaniment is easy to make at home, as Angela Nilsen shows

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
16 min

Beetroot carpaccio with crisp proscuitto sticks
Beetroot carpaccio with crisp proscuitto sticks

Each element of Angela Nilsen's fresh tasting, colourful starter can be prepared ahead then quickly put together just before serving

Avg user rating: 4 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
31 min

Buttery apricot and pecan stuffing
Buttery apricot and pecan stuffing

Angela Nilsen's fruity, nutty stuffing is ideal for chicken or turkey – it even works as an accompaniment to vegetarian dishes.

More Christmas stuffing recipes

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr 10 min

Limoncello tart with raspberry sauce
Limoncello tart with raspberry sauce

Angela Nilsen makes a lower fat version of a classic lemon tart, with no cream, less eggs and Italian limoncello for a different lemony hit

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr 25 min

White chocolate passion pots
White chocolate passion pots

Angela Nilsen's no-cook valentine dessert for two is decorated with homemade chocolate hearts and flakes of dark and white chocolate

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
40 min

Wild mushroom and rice stuffing
Wild mushroom and rice stuffing

From Angela Nilsen, a spoonable stuffing full of robust, seasonal flavours to accompany roast turkey or chicken, or a vegetarian main course

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr 20 min

Chicken and pesto pasta
Chicken and pesto pasta

Chicken and pesto pasta is a simple pasta recipe with lots of colour and flavour, perfect for a midweek meal

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
30 min

Chicken and roast squash pasta bake
Chicken and roast squash pasta bake

Chicken and roast squash pasta bake is a satisfying meal for all the family and perfect served with a simple green salad

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
1 hr 30 min