Weekends are the perfect time to get busy in the kitchen. Having even an extra hour or two here and there makes all the difference when it comes to cooking up a storm.

Whether you've always wanted to master brunch, or just need to feed yourself properly after a week of rushing around, here are five of the tastiest and simplest recipes to try this weekend. 

1. The one-pan fry up

2. Rhubarb Crumble & Custard

3. Toulouse sausage puy lentil stew

4. Salmon Burgers with roasted red pepper salsa

5. Carrot and cardamom cake with cinnamon cream cheese frosting