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Andalusian soup salad
A delicious gazpacho like soup - eaten chilled on a hot day, this Andalusian treat is the perfect lunch.
Asparagus and Gruyère tart
Asparagus and Gruyère tart is great for picnics, warm spring days and weekend lunchtimes with friends and family.
Baked vanilla and lemon cheesecake with marinated strawberries
An unbeatable summer pudding - this baked cheesecake is a delightful treat for a hot day.
Barbecued broad beans with Pecorino
Broad beans served simply with Pecorino cheese and a glass of wine - a perfect starter or snack for a warm midsummer weekend.
Beetroot tart with horseradish cream
This red and gold beetroot tart is delicious served hot or cold for lunch.
Blackcurrant and almond cake
This tasty blackcurrant and almond torte is delicious hot or cold, for afternoon tea or as a yummy dessert on a cool summer's evening.
Blackcurrant mousse ice cream
As blackcurrants ripen in midsummer, create this delicious, refreshing recipe to tingle your tastebuds.
These buckwheat pancakes are similar to blinis, and full of flavour - perfect with smoked salmon, cucumber and sliced boiled eggs.
Cardamom and poppy seed ice cream
A delicious treat for a hot summer's day - this cardamon and poppy seed ice cream is luxurious and unusual, and perfect to share with friends.
Chicken tagine with almonds and apricots
This delicious North African stew is a marvellous treat for a cold, wet and windy day.
A delicious addition to any savoury snack or meal, perfect with a barbecue and to add a spicy kick to gravy.
This delicious chicken soup is a traditional favourite, and we totally understand why. It's perfect warming winter food, and brilliant if you've got a...
Courgette and lemon salad
A simple and delicious recipe for raw courgette salad - perfect for warm summer evenings with family & friends.
Cranberry and juniper jelly
This is a delicious accompaniment to any cold meats, or added to stews. And it's so fantastically easy to make!
This excellent, not too sweet, version of the classic cordial will keep for a long time to drink diluted by fizzy or still water right through the year.
Five hour leg of lamb
This is my favourite thing to cook for an Easter lunch. You can put it in the oven at breakfast and it will be perfect by lunch.
Frosted redcurrants with Chantilly cream & Almond meringues
Redcurrants are coming into season - and there's no better recipe to enjoy them than with this luxurious Chantilly cream and almond meringues.
Globe artichokes with Angelica's sauce
A delicious globe artichoke recipe for June - perfectly moreish with this herb, anchovy and egg sauce. Sarah's favourite recipe from her childhood trips...
This delicious gooseberry tart is simple to make and perfect to serve at a summer dinner party with a dollop of thick cream.
Griddled fennel aubergine with tzatziki
A delicious aubergine dish perfect for a tasty light summer supper or served with salad for lunch.
Halloumi, mint, coriander and dill pittas
The perfect quick lunch or picnic food, these tasty halloumi pittas taste fresh and have a great combination of textures.
Pelargonium-scented strawberry jam
This strawberry jam is scented with pelargonium leaves, which adds a delicious, unique flavour.
Potato and chard salad with pea pesto
A fresh, tasty bright green potato salad - perfect for summer barbeques or scattered with crispy chorizo.
Potato gratin with sorrel
Sorrel makes a delicious salsa verde, but it also has a brilliant melting quality, that makes it perfect for this dish.
Preserving flowers and berries in autumn
Preserve your autumn flowers and berries in autumn and you'll have beautiful arrangements for Christmas.
Quick tomato tart with thyme and red onions
This tomato tart is so simple to make, and very delicious - perfect for summer dinners with homegrown salad.
Raspberry cupcakes with mascarpone frosting
These delicious cupcakes are pretty and very light in texture - the perfect Autumn morning treat.
Ricotta al forno
This delicious baked ricotta dish is a yummy late spring and early summer treat to accompany a fresh salad for lunch.
Roast pumpkin seeds
Tasty pumpkin seed snacks, perfect with a glass of wine and a great dinner party nibble. Store them in an airtight weck jar for a couple of days, to snack...
Samphire with fresh peas and young broad beans
Harvest samphire from mud flats or salt marshes in July - or ask your fishmonger. This makes an excellent first course.
Sausage burgers with cheese and fennel scones
A delicious sausage burger recipe for bonfire night - perfect with homemade relish and scones.
Sauté of peas and lettuce
Serve this as a side dish with chicken or fish, or eat it as a meal on its own with a bowl of rice.
Smoked haddock and nasturtium fishcakes
The perfect summer time dinner - light and interesting, and full of flavour. These smoked haddock fishcakes are delicious served with fresh vegetables...
Soda bread with sunflower and pumpkin seeds
This delicious soda bread is so quick and easy to make, and has a beautiful texture - great to share with family and friends.
Spiced pickled beans
This is a delicious way to use up a glut of French beans from your vegetable patch, to enjoy throughout the winter and early spring.
Spinach and ricotta cannelloni
Try using perpetual spinach (or spinach beet) to flavour this dish - available all year round in the garden, and full of great nutrients.
Spring onion and coriander pancakes with soy sauce
These savoury Korean pancakes are a delicious lunch or starter for a dinner party.
Summer garden tempura
A delicious recipe for fresh tasting garden produce in the summer - simple and nutritious.
Sweet-and-sour marinated cabbage
This is a delicious way to enjoy white or savoy cabbage - pickled and perfect with rich winter food.
The perfect dessert for a hot summer's day - this Lemon Verbena sorbet is refreshing and light.
Winter beef tagliata
Tagliata is one of my favourite winter dishes - a warm beef fillet salad with lots of excellent, peppery winter salad leaves.
Aubergine and mozzarella stacks
A delicious summer aubergine recipe - perfect for barbeques on the beach.
Chilled asparagus soup
The perfect spring and summer dish - this chilled asparagus soup is the perfect light lunch or delicate starter.
Perch Hill rhubarb cordial
This is made throughout the summer, and served to guests on open days and at courses - it is always enjoyed and many people have asked for the recipe!
Courgette risotto with tarragon
A perfect summer recipe to enjoy with multi-coloured courgettes that you've grown yourself - this courgette risotto sings of sunshine.
Runner bean flower salad
Runner bean flowers are delicious in a salad - adding a bean flavour, as well as beautiful colour and texture.
Wilted winter green salad
This wilted winter greens salad is brilliant for providing a hearty but light dinner, using plenty of nutritious leaves.
Winter greens crostini
Winter green crostini, or kale bruschetta is a delicious aperitif at a winter dinner party.
Tricolour pepper caponata
This pepper caponata is a delicious accompaniment to Mediterranean feasts throughout the winter months.
Squash and cumin soup with squash chips
This is one of the best autumn soups for pumpkin or squash. The flavour improves if you cook it some time before. It also freezes well.
Strawberry and basil ice cream
This is an adaptation of my favourite Strawberry and Black Pepper Ice Cream, to be found in my Garden Cookbook - the basil really brings out the...
Stuffed butternut squash
A delicious autumnal recipe, wonderful served with seasonal vegetables and roast chicken.
Beetroot and squash relish recipe
This beetroot and squash relish has wonderful colour and flavour, is good with grilled and barbecued meat, and nice heated and served warm with pork chops....