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Composting: make your own black gold
How do you make perfect compost? Sarah learns from the experts at the Yeo Valley Organic Garden...
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!
How to make a bulb lasagne
Sarah shows you how to make a quick bulb lasagne with tulip and crocus bulbs.
Planting crocus bulbs en masse
Discover how to plant your crocus bulbs en masse like they do at Great Dixter.
Spring onion and coriander pancakes with soy sauce
These savoury Korean pancakes are a delicious lunch or starter for a dinner party.
Lettuce hearts with hot butter dressing
A delicious and different way to enjoy lettuce – this is simple and very tasty indeed.
Pumpkin seed and cinnamon brittle recipe
A wonderful Christmas treat, or homemade gift for a hamper, this is delicious made with homegrown pumpkin seeds.
A delicious addition to any savoury snack or meal, perfect with a barbecue and to add a spicy kick to gravy.
Winter greens crostini
Winter green crostini, or kale bruschetta is a delicious aperitif at a winter dinner party.
Stuffed butternut squash recipe
A delicious autumnal recipe, wonderful served with seasonal vegetables and roast chicken.
Orange and lemon cake with marmalade cream
A beautiful texture and a zingy flavour, a wonderful treat for any time of the year.
The rose garden in September
Sarah gives you a tour of the rose garden growing in September at Perch Hill.
Raspberry cupcakes with mascarpone frosting
These delicious cupcakes are pretty and very light in texture - the perfect Autumn morning treat.
Party plum tart recipe
This makes a delicious picnic treat – or perfect served warm with a spoonful of cream for a luscious dinner dessert.
Chocolate, beetroot and orange cake recipe
A deliciously moist and rich dark chocolate cake with beetroot and orange to give it texture and flavour.
Tricolour pepper caponata
This pepper caponata is a delicious accompaniment to Mediterranean feasts throughout the winter months.
Sausage burgers with cheese and fennel scones
A delicious sausage burger recipe for bonfire night - perfect with homemade relish and scones.
Kale and chickpea curry recipe
This nutritious and very tasty Thai flavoured curry, is packed full of incredible flavours, and makes a beautiful dinner for the family.
Andalusian soup salad
A delicious gazpacho like soup - eaten chilled on a hot day, this Andalusian treat is the perfect lunch.
Celeriac salad with apple, pine nuts and prosciutto
This take on a classic remoulade, includes celeriac, apples, pine nuts and prosciutto - a delicious European winter salad.
Slow-roast carrots with garlic lemon butter
Slow roasted carrots with delicious flavours are the perfect addition to a Sunday roast.
Vichy carrots recipe
A delicious side dish served with poultry or game, the perfect colour and flavour for your winter plate.
Beetroot tart with horseradish cream
This red and gold beetroot tart is delicious served hot or cold for lunch.
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.
Lemon bean salad recipe
A delicious side dish with chicken, or a delightful lunchbox or picnic treat - this lemon bean salad is light, fresh and zingy.
Brussels sprouts salad with an orange and mustard dressing recipe
This raw Brussels sprouts salad is full of flavour and a delicious winter treat that is light and satisfying.
Runner bean flower salad recipe
Runner bean flowers are delicious in a salad - adding a bean flavour, as well as beautiful colour and texture.
Sweet-and-sour marinated cabbage recipe
This is a delicious way to enjoy white or savoy cabbage - pickled and perfect with rich winter food.
Barbecued broad beans with Pecorino recipe
Broad beans served simply with Pecorino cheese and a glass of wine - a perfect starter or snack for a warm midsummer weekend.
Asparagus and Gruyère tart recipe
Asparagus and Gruyère tart is great for picnics, warm spring days and weekend lunchtimes with friends and family.
Verveine sorbet recipe
The perfect dessert for a hot summer's day - this Lemon Verbena sorbet is refreshing and light.
Marinated cucumber and dill salad recipe
A delicious lunchtime recipe – this marinated cucumber and dill salad is perfect for picnics to make ahead of time.
Courgette risotto with tarragon recipe
A perfect summer recipe to enjoy with multi-coloured courgettes that you've grown yourself - this courgette risotto sings of sunshine.
Halloumi, mint, coriander and dill pittas recipe
The perfect quick lunch or picnic food, these tasty halloumi pittas taste fresh and have a great combination of textures.
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.
Smoked haddock and nasturtium fishcakes recipe
The perfect summer time dinner - light and interesting, and full of flavour. These smoked haddock fishcakes are delicious served with fresh vegetables...
Juicy summer pudding recipe
A delicious summer treat for dessert with family at the weekend - easy to make and impressive to serve - berry summer pudding is an English classic...
Stuffed courgette flowers with goat's cheese
Sarah shows you how to make stuffed courgette flowers, from plot to plate.
Stuffed courgette flowers with honey recipe
Stuffed courgette flowers are the perfect starter for a dinner party, and great to make if you grow courgettes in your garden.
Courgette and lemon salad recipe
A simple and delicious recipe for raw courgette salad - perfect for warm summer evenings with family & friends.
Marni's salsify recipe
A delicious recipe for the unusual Salsify root – perfect for eating hot as a vegetable side to lamb or beef.