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Hot cross buns recipe
A delicious treat for Easter, perfect to share with friends and family. Give as gifts or share straight from the oven or toaster with lashings of good...
Smoked Mackerel and Parsnip Fish Cakes
We should be eating as much oily fish as we can, and this is a delicious way to do so. Serve with a home-made tomato sauce.
Rhubarb syllabub recipe
This is a classic spring pudding – easy and quick to make, as well as being light, frothy and delicious.
Coconut milk and Greek yoghurt panna cotta caramel recipe
A low fat panna cotta, using yoghurt and coconut milk instead of cream. Make this the day before, so the caramel is absorbed into the panna cotta overnight...
Smoked mackerel, broccoli and almond salad recipe
This is an excellent salad for lunch or as a starter for dinner. Serve with griddled sour dough, scraped lightly with garlic and drizzled with a little...
Sarah's Superfoods: Sweet potatoes
As a nation, we’re devoted to potatoes, eaten every which way. But why not use more of the healthy, coral-orange sweet potato?
Beer-can chicken recipe
Although bizarre, the technique used here is an excellent way to cook a chicken, with the bird steamed from the inside at the same time as being roasted...
Sarah's Superfoods: Spring salad
Eating a good leaf salad every day isn’t a hardship. A lettuce-based salad contains vitamins A, C and K, along with lots of dietary fibre and minerals,...
Sarah's Superfoods: Broccoli recipes
Try Sarah's delicious Smoked Mackerel, Broccoli and Almond Salad, or the tasty Broccoli and Cauliflower Falafel Fritters with Sweet and Sour Tomato Sauce.
Sarah's Superfoods: Spring salad recipes
Try to include a salad in at least one of your daily meals, and it doesn’t just have to be lunch or dinner – you’ll be all the better...
Smoked chicken, mango and spring herb salad recipe
The perfect salad to eat as we, and the garden, emerge from hibernation in spring.
Sarah's Superfoods: Blood orange recipes
February to March is the best time for Sicilian blood oranges, with all their health benefits including vitamin C, antioxidants, fibre and calcium.
Sarah's Superfoods: Blood oranges
Small fruit crammed with huge flavour and a soft texture that almost melts in the mouth, blood oranges are always juicy.
Wild garlic and ricotta al forno recipe
This is rich yet fresh, and lighter than it sounds – wonderful with bread and a crunchy green salad. You can leave out the olives if you prefer....
Iranian herb and feta salad recipe
A simple and delicious starter that's perfect for spring. Almost no preparation needed – everyone helps themselves to fill their own pitta bread.
Lemon and courgette drizzle cake recipe
You can make this cake anytime, but all citrus fruit is good in the winter and early spring. The courgette adds a brilliant moistness and cuts through...
Rosemary, olive and lemon chicken recipe
This recipe is perfect for cool spring weekends, using rosemary from the pots on your kitchen windowsill.
Easter biscuits recipe
These make a wonderful gift for friends and family – perfect with a cup of tea in the morning. Or add some ginger for Christmas biscuits!
Large hollow Easter egg recipe
Making home-made chocolate Easter eggs for friends and family is a fantastic gift, and fun to do!
Lemon and anchovy purple sprouting broccoli recipe
This fresh recipe uses the best of seasonal produce with zingy, Mediterranean flavours.
Creamy watercress soup recipe
Watercress gives a peppery flavour to any dish, and is highlighted perfectly in this soup.
Growing rhubarb and making cordial
Sarah talks through the different varieties of rhubarb she grows in order to extend the season.
Quick rhubarb chutney with cardamom recipe
This delicious rhubarb chutney is so easy to make, and is a great way of preserving a large crop of rhubarb.
Primrose lemon curd cupcakes recipe
A delicious and simple lemon curd cupcake recipe, a perfect treat for teatime.
Persian jewelled rice recipe
This delicious seasonal dish is wonderful as a side to spicy meat and vegetable dishes.
Potato gratin with sorrel recipe
Sorrel makes a delicious salsa verde, but it also has a brilliant melting quality, that makes it perfect for this dish.
Spring salsa verde recipe
A delicious and simple Spring salsa verde recipe - perfect herb accompaniment to make up and enjoy with home-grown herbs.
Orange and lemon cake with marmalade cream recipe
A beautiful texture and a zingy flavour, a wonderful treat for any time of the year.
Asparagus and Gruyère tart recipe
Asparagus and Gruyère tart is great for picnics, warm spring days and weekend lunchtimes with friends and family.
Spicy cauliflower recipe
Spring cauliflower is perfect in this spicy dish - great as a vegetable side topped with toasted nuts.
Asparagus with almonds recipe
A simple and delicious starter - asparagus with almonds is the perfect May first course.
Chilled asparagus soup recipe
The perfect spring and summer dish - this chilled asparagus soup is the perfect light lunch or delicate starter.
Ham in hay with parsley sauce recipe
A traditional Luxembourg dish, delicious for dinner serves with roasted carrots and baby new potatoes.
Stilton and celery tart recipe
A delicious treat, Stilton and Celery tart tastes delicious all year round.
Rhubarb Charlotte recipe
A delicious way to cook and eat rhubarb this spring with friends and family.
Baked feta with thyme and tomatoes recipe
Baked Feta, or Saganaki, is lovely as a starter eaten with pitta or flat bread and a tomato and red onion salad and with a sharp red wine and olive oil...
Elderflower cordial recipe
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 recipe
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.