Stained Glass Pear Tart

Pear & ginger tart with a rye hazelnut sweet crust, stained glass pears & spiced sugar hazelnut crumbs   A delightful alternative to plum pudding for those that would like something different in the festive season with this eye-catching stained glass pear...

Roasted Baby Artichokes with Caramelised Amalfi Lemon and Garlic Cream

EASTER SHARING STARTER I love globe artichokes more than nearly any other vegetable and the early season baby ones are a great little taster of their larger siblings to come. So small that you eat them virtually whole. This is not a refined starter, however, so do...

Honey and Hazelnut Torte with Candied Fruits and Nuts

SEASONAL EASTER DESSERT These days, I’m of the opinion that there is enough chocolate around at Easter to ever feel the need to make anything too sickly or chocolatey for dessert too. I prefer something a little more sedate, flecked with hazelnuts and sweetened with...

Candied Hazelnuts, Amalfi Lemons and Rhubarb Ribbons

SEASONAL EASTER DESSERT These beautiful pink and yellow shards taste and look wonderful. I don’t normally cook with a lot of refined sugar – but it’s Easter! Plus, this recipe calls for the pure white variety in order that nothing interferes with the...

St Jude with Pickled Cherries and Seeded Parmesan Crackers

EASTER CHEESE St Jude is a wonderful little cow’s mink cheese that I love. This would also be great with a soft milky sheep or a young goats cheese too. The pickled cherries are really special – called Les Ceries de la Guinelle – they are wonderfully...

Slow Roast Shoulder of Lamb in a Blanket of Herbs and Honey

  SEASONAL EASTER MAIN COURSE On the more rare occasion that we eat meat these days, I buy the best quality, grass fed if possible, that I can. Then, most often I will just season it properly and cook it really simply. Lamb at this time of year can be wonderful...

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