BBC recipes: post the URLs for your favourites here!

(45 Posts)
RowanMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 17-May-16 17:24:36

Hello

Following on from Justine's post here, we thought it would be good to start a quick thread where you can post the URLs (with titles/descriptions) of your favourite BBC online recipes to preserve them for the nation and, more importantly, the nation's tummies.

To start you off, here's James Martin's Eton Mess: www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/etonmess_81082

Serves four or, if you're in my house, one.

Hassled Tue 17-May-16 17:30:06

Good plan grin

Antony Worrall Thompson's chocolate chip cookies - still the best recipe for cookies I've ever used, and I've tried quite a few. If you're after the Millie's Cookies texture, this is it.

Hassled Tue 17-May-16 17:30:59

But isn't the point that the URL won't exist anymore?

lucylove1973 Tue 17-May-16 17:33:24

yeah, but you can print them out

Seeyounearertime Tue 17-May-16 17:43:06

Posting links here won't be them active but you could print the recipe to PDF, save it on a cloud server, share the link to it for everyone.

squoosh Tue 17-May-16 17:43:52

No the URL will still exist it just won't be searchable/show up in Google results.

babyconverse Tue 17-May-16 17:58:54

www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/great_sausage_casserole_73010

Hairy bikers sausage casserole- great, cheap, and mostly store cupboard

Brieandstilton Tue 17-May-16 17:59:05

Sausage and ricotta pasta bake:

www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/bakedpennewithricott_91319

Brieandstilton Tue 17-May-16 18:00:42

Pork with butterbeans, apple and sage:

www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/slow_cooker_pork_74189

Brieandstilton Tue 17-May-16 18:02:20

Chocolate cake:

www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/i_cant_believe_you_made_90494

notsureaboutthis1992 Tue 17-May-16 18:07:30

BBC Good Food just posted on their instagram that the recipes aren't being cut from online so they'll still be there

PingPongBat Tue 17-May-16 18:08:19

Chicken and Leek Pie

squoosh Tue 17-May-16 18:10:17

Good Food was always safe. It's just not as good!

elspethmcgillicuddy Tue 17-May-16 18:13:18

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2hlQWr8HHZxHsPct7ytnmHw/christmas-cake

I make this Christmas Cake every year. It is the best recipe I have found. Luckily I printed it out a few years ago in case of a disaster like this although the printout is missing the final instruction so I have to look it up for the oven temp. Every. Single. Year. (Never learn)

Maplessglobe Tue 17-May-16 18:22:10

Excellent idea, thanks.
I'll come back with mine.

ChubbR Tue 17-May-16 18:23:25

BBC Press posted on twitter that the BBC Food recipes are being moved from BBC Food to BBC Good Food. It would be best to C&P them into a word document and post them if they aren't on the BBC Good Food site, rather than now. Mumsnet servers have limited storage you know.

rosettesforjill Tue 17-May-16 18:44:14

Fragrant pilau rice. Gorgeous, easy and foolproof. I've been making it from this recipe (and my own variations on the basic theme) for more than 10 years!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/fragrantpilaurice_67870

Blatherskite Tue 17-May-16 18:48:38

Went to find my favourite recipe and it's gone already sad

Quietlifenotonyournelly Tue 17-May-16 19:20:08

www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/pizzadoughbase_70980
My favourite pizza dough recipe.

mamamea Tue 17-May-16 19:23:42

The URLs will still exist, and they still will be searchable in Google. They will just have an 'archive content' notice at the top.

Like this: www.bbc.co.uk/shropshire/food/2003/11/parkin_recipe.shtml

It doesn't change anything.

Chewbecca Tue 17-May-16 19:23:47

Rick stein's beef stroganoff with matchstick potatoes

HoppingForward Tue 17-May-16 20:00:18

chewbecca that recipe has made my mouth water, going to try that this week, thanks flowers

BertieBotts Tue 17-May-16 20:28:59

Asparagus soup with Jersey new potatoes

TheSkiingGardener Tue 17-May-16 20:32:43

Love the idea of this thread. Will go and have a look through my favourites.

Since it is uncompetitive for the BBC to have the recipes available I wonder who will benefit from them being unsearchable?

tompride.wordpress.com/2016/05/17/who-benefits-from-the-tory-decision-to-axe-bbc-recipes/

Archfarchnad Tue 17-May-16 20:37:08

My favourite simple recipe for a Swiss roll:

www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/swiss_roll_08913

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