Mustard-and-orange-dressed spring salad

Baby leeks, purple sprouting broccoli and broad beans would work well in this warm traybake salad, too. Serves 4 4 eggs 250g asparagus, woody ends snapped off 1 bunch spring onions 150g radishes, halved and...

Posted: 13.04.22 0 Comments

One-Pan Pea, Lemon + Asparagus Pasta

This pasta is a complete revelation. It's been one of the most popular recipes from my Guardian column, so I wanted to include it here. The sauce is magically made from the pasta water and asparagus as the pasta...

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Vegan millionaire’s shortbread

I find normal millionaire’s shortbread too cloying and sweet. This version, which uses the sweetness of dates and has seeds and nuts for added crunch, is much more my thing. I use Doves Farm gluten-free flour, which...

Posted: 06.04.22 0 Comments

Favourite Easter Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate is an especially important ingredient in my house - whether it's a few dark squares as an afternoon pick me up, or a bar of white chocolate for a tray of killer blondies. I always check to make the...

Posted: 05.04.22 0 Comments

Queen of puddings

My grandma’s recipe is a bit like a Bake-Off challenge: no oven temperatures and a very lean method. I guess it harks back to a time when our cooking instincts were more honed. I’ve stayed as close to her version as...

Posted: 23.03.22 2 Comments

Easy pickled rhubarb

A simple pickle that keeps for weeks, and works whenever you might use a chutney or a pickle. Also good tossed through salads, on top of roast vegetables or as a partner for cheese. You will need enough sterilised jars...

Posted: 17.03.22 0 Comments

Rhubarb and potato traybake

The just-sweet, slightly acidic character of rhubarb works so well here. It’s a painting of a dish, which I finish off with some buttery toasted oats and almonds. Serve this in its baking tray on the table for maximum...

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Quick chickpea and carrot crepes

These pancakes are great for quick dinners and lunches, either topped or filled and folded; they are also good alongside a curry. I add caraway seeds to mine, but you can switch these for fennel, mustard, cumin or...

Posted: 23.02.22 1 Comments

Squash and poppyseed toad in the hole

Two carbs, no apologies. If I ever write an album, this will be the title. You can swap up the veg here: most root veg will work well instead of the squash, and leeks will work instead of the onions. Just make sure they...

Posted: 16.02.22 1 Comments

Bright pink pasta

Be sure to undercook your pasta as it will cook for another couple of minutes in the pan with the beetroot, which will turn it bright fuchsia pink; nature’s neon. I like to make this for kids and my son loves to watch...

Posted: 09.02.22 1 Comments