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Chicken breast stuffed with garden herbs recipe
This is a brilliant and fresh recipe, packed full of tasty herbs and perfect for a picnic.
Lemon cordial recipe
You can use other citrus fruits for this cordial recipe. In Spain, you'll see a similar recipe made with clementines and it's delicious with limes.
Worton-style fried peppers recipe
This Mediterranean style fried pepper dish from my favourite farmshop café has a good combination of flavours – the fruitiness of the peppers,...
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....
Tomato tart with poppy seed pastry recipe
One of the best summer tarts, with delicious extra nuttiness from the poppy seeds, sharpness from the tomatoes a good contrast to the creamy cheese.
Thai prawn, mango and coconut lettuce parcels recipe
I love this when the weather's warm and sunny, piling the different ingredients on to individual lettuce leaves and then folding the leaves into parcels.
Summer Berry Jelly
A summer pudding with no bread, and light on the jelly, which is made from freshly juiced apples, holding together many punnets of super-healthy berries....
Strawberry and passion-fruit sorbet recipe
Strawberries and passion fruit are both sweet so here you don't need the usual piles of sugar of the average sorbet or ice-cream. The occasional crunch...
Pea Soup with Mint and Dill
This takes less than 10 minutes from start to finish, and it’s fine made with frozen peas instead of fresh. Many pea soups include a little sugar,...
Beetroot, yoghurt and hazelnut salad recipe
In early summer – when beetroots are still small and the leaves young and tender, this is traditionally served with the beetroot and yoghurt salad...
Sarah's Superfoods: Tomatoes
Super-healthy tomatoes are so versatile, you could eat them at every meal in a thousand different ways and never be bored.
Herb salad with halloumi and chorizo recipe
This is at its best with the halloumi and chorizo straight out of the pan, so get everything ready and then cook them both last.
Courgette balls with summer salsa recipe
This is ideal as an appetiser or canapés at a party, using the sauce as a dip. It looks good with yellow and green courgettes mixed together as...
Quinoa, courgette and lemon salad recipe
Quinoa is filling – a little goes a long way. It's a seed from the goosefoot or fat hen family, so it's a good source of protein, gluten-free, easy...
Slow-cooked tomato with feta and basil salad recipe
Use your oven to 'sun-dry' your tomatoes. This retains their sweetness, does not dry them out too much and preserves them short-term.
Sarah's Superfoods: Tomato recipes
Four of Sarah's favourite tomato recipes, to make the most of your super-healthy crop.
The secret of a good pizza is a crisp wafer-thin base and the keys to that are in the dough recipe and in rolling it very thinly. Sarah shares her favourite...
Lemon chicken and herb salad recipe
Simple yet delicious, this is a wonderfully fresh-tasting salad. Once tried, you can’t help but make it again and again, swapping the herbs, nuts...
How to freeze flowers
I like freezing the small edible flowers – anchusas, borage, pansies and violas – in ice or olive oil cubes.
Tutti-frutti kulfi recipe
One of my favourite puddings – a healthy, non dairy ice-cream. You can cut the calories ever further by using light coconut milk.
Pork terrine recipe
This is an incredibly easy and versatile dish, delicious served as a starter with some salad leaves and horseradish cream.
Using bread in a salad may seem odd, and you might think it would be heavy, but this is one of the best summer tomato salads.
Japanese griddled courgettes recipe
This is as simple as it comes, but is so delicious, I could eat it on its own and it's excellent with almost any fish or meat. Use a mix of colours –...
Sarah makes her favourite basil ice cream
From plot to plate, Sarah guides you through the steps to making basil ice cream.
Basil ice cream (or frozen yoghurt) recipe
I know it sounds odd, but this is one of my favourite ever ice creams.
Chicken puttanesca with waxy new potatoes recipe
This is a one-pot dish, which needs only a salad to make it a meal.
Crisp courgette wedges recipe
These crunchy courgettes in an anchovy crust are wonderful dipped into anchovy mayonnaise.
Split pea and mint croquettes recipe
Healthy, sustaining and absolutely delicious. You could use sorrel instead of mint for the sauce.
Strawberry and orange granita recipe
A quick, easy and very delicious summertime dessert, great topped with Cointreau or vodka.
Red pepper and onion relish recipe
I like the freshness of this relish - delicious served with burgers or sausages.
Tuna tagliata recipe
This is an adaptation of the classic recipe with beef. It's also good with salmon, chicken or slices of sweet potato.
Asolano cocktail recipe
This Italian party drink is a delicious combination of Campari and Prosecco – perfect for festive parties with friends.
Lemon tart topped with raspberries recipe
This is a delightfully light and refreshing dessert for a hot sunny summer day.
Basil, raspberry and hazelnut meringues recipe
This is a delicious recipe for summer, a perfect party food with fresh raspberries and maybe a little whipped cream.
How to harvest and cook globe artichokes
Sarah shows you how to pick perfect artichokes, and cooks her favourite artichoke recipe.
Quick tomato tart with thyme and red onions recipe
This tomato tart is so simple to make, and very delicious - perfect for summer dinners with home-grown salad.
Pelargonium-scented strawberry jam recipe
This strawberry jam is scented with pelargonium leaves, which adds a delicious, unique flavour.
Strawberry and basil ice cream recipe
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 flavour...
Baked vanilla and lemon cheesecake with marinated strawberries recipe
An unbeatable summer pudding - this baked cheesecake is a delightful treat for a hot day.
Blackcurrant mousse ice cream recipe*
As blackcurrants ripen in mid summer, create this delicious, refreshing recipe to tingle your tastebuds.
Barbecued corn with chilli and garlic butter recipe
Barbecued sweetcorn is a brilliant thing to eat when sweetcorn is at it's very best in late summer and autumn.
Perch Hill rhubarb cordial recipe
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!
Spring onion and coriander pancakes with soy sauce recipe
These savoury Korean pancakes are a delicious lunch or starter for a dinner party.