Leek, mushroom and smoked salmon bake

Leeks and mushrooms are a fantastic traditional pairing, but the addition of hot smoked salmon takes this dish to another level. It is full of umami flavours and is perfect…

Vietnamese rice paper omelette

Rice paper omelettes have been going viral for a while, and there is a reason: they are quick, easy, and delicious! This is my favourite way to season, cook and…

Butter beans with roasted carrots and a herby pea puree

This is a modern take on the classic vegetable side dish of boiled/steamed peas and carrots. Roasting the carrots, gives them a sweet caramel flavour that pairs nicely with the…

Cauliflower, sweet potato and sweetcorn soup

This soup uses the sweeter vegetables for that sweet and savoury taste. It is a real mix of seasons with cauliflowers grown all year round, sweet potatoes harvested from October…

Caramelised Brussels sprouts with whipped harissa feta, fennel and pomegranate seeds

This dish puts Brussels sprouts in the limelight. Delicious on it’s own, but if you want something more substantial, serve with grains or crusty bread to make it more of…

Turnip, lentil and lemon soup

This is not only my new favourite soup of the season, it’s my favourite turnip recipe. The subtle sweet, peppery turnip flavour just comes through the lemony lentils to create…

Red pepper, courgette, feta and mint quiche

Red pepper and mint isn’t a classic combination but it should be because it is divine. Mixed with salty feta and the soft textured courgette – this quiche is just a taste of summer on a plate.

Barley stuffed squash

This risotto-style barley is cooked in stock with onions, red peppers, mushrooms, and preserved lemon, has a fantastic texture and wonderful flavour! Use any summer squash: patty pan, courgette, marrow…

Best Baba Ganoush

One of my favourite summer dips is baba ganoush, originating from eastern Mediterranean. It’s basically hummus with the chickpeas replaced by aubergine. The aubergine is usually cooked on a BBQ…

Lentil and tomato stuffed marrow

Marrows are like big courgettes, and often overgrown courgettes (like the one in the pic below) are a fantastic substitute. Just hollow out the seeds and fill with something delicious….