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Quince membrillo recipe
A classic way to eat quince. It is easy to make and stores well. Perfect for gluts in the autumn.
Green Thai autumn vegetable curry recipe
The flavour of this is fantastic, with the curry paste freshly made and the veg all roasted before it's dressed in its sauce for extra flavour.
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.
Mary Stearn's apple cake recipe
This cake is thick with fruit, slightly fluffy and moist, and brilliantly quick and reliable to make. Delicious served warm from the oven.
Ratatouille chutney recipe
This is a classic chutney, delicious with bread and cheese and ideal with cottage pie.
Three-day raspberry jam recipe
The flavour of this raspberry jam is as intense as it gets, and the steeping in sugar for three days keeps some of the fruit whole, or almost, as the...
Making a simple organic salad with edible flowers
Sarah shows us how she puts together a simple, delicious salad.
Sloe and apple jelly recipe
A lovely jelly with a tart taste and beautiful colour. You can eat this straight away or store for up to a year.
Blackberry and apple gin recipe
This delicious gin recipe is perfect for using up your autumn blackberries and apples.
Lemon tart topped with raspberries recipe
This is a delightfully light and refreshing dessert for a hot sunny summer day.
Rose-geranium and lemon cordial recipe
This simple and delicious recipe is perfect for early autumn drinks, when the scented leaf pelargoniums are at their best.
Rosemary, olive and lemon chicken recipe
This recipe is perfect for cool spring weekends, using rosemary from the pots on your kitchen windowsill.
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...
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!
Porcini mushroom soup recipe
I love a hearty mushroom soup – nothing feels more like autumn – and this recipe is so easy to make.
Cauliflower and chickpea curry recipe
A great winter curry – a beautiful vegetarian dish to enjoy at home.
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.
Venison casserole with no-suet dumplings recipe
Venison casserole is a delicous heart-warming dish, perfect for cold days in winter or rainy days in spring.
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.
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.
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.
How to harvest and cook globe artichokes
Sarah shows you how to pick perfect artichokes, and cooks her favourite artichoke recipe.
Parsnip balls with chilli recipe
These delicious little parsnip balls are easy to make and are perfect as tapas with tzatziki, or as a lighter alternative to dumplings.
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.
Soda bread with sunflower and pumpkin seeds recipe
This delicious soda bread is so quick and easy to make, and has a beautiful texture. Great to share with family and friends.
Cranberry and juniper jelly recipe
This is a delicious accompaniment to any cold meats, or added to stews. And it's so fantastically easy to make!
Persian jewelled rice recipe
This delicious seasonal dish is wonderful as a side to spicy meat and vegetable dishes.
Lemon and poppy seed kugelhopf cake recipe
This is a delicious favourite – light and moist, and very special baked in this Polo-mint shape.
Pelargonium-scented strawberry jam recipe
This strawberry jam is scented with pelargonium leaves, which adds a delicious, unique flavour.
Wilted winter green salad with pomegranate recipe
This wilted winter greens salad is brilliant for providing a hearty but light dinner, using plenty of nutritious leaves.
Moroccan harira with sorrel sauce recipe
Moroccan harira with sorrel sauce is a delicious and warming stew, perfect for cold winter nights.
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.
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...
Blackcurrant mousse ice cream recipe*
As blackcurrants ripen in mid summer, create this delicious, refreshing recipe to tingle your tastebuds.
Cretan baked cheese with olives and capers
Sarah makes her favourite saganaki - a quick feta, tomato, olive and caper bake.
Pecan, apple and celery stuffing recipe
I love the way that pecans remain really crisp in a stuffing mix. If you can't find pecans, use walnuts, but toast them for a few minutes first.