Gill Meller recipes

Love Gill Meller? So do we. He’s been a long-term contributor to delicious. over the years, bringing with him his love of all that is seasonal. Here’s a collection of his recipes, both sweet and savoury.

Find out more about him on his website.

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Barbecued new potato, morcilla sausage and scallop kebabs

Barbecue recipes

Barbecued new potato, morcilla sausage and scallop kebabs

Morcilla is Spanish blood sausage made with pork, lots of onions and spices and usually...

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New potato gnocchi with rabbit and tarragon

Gnocchi recipes

New potato gnocchi with rabbit and tarragon

New potato gnocchi makes for for beautiful dumplings. These are served with a creamy rabbit...

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Sticky gooseberry cake with saffron and honey with custard

Gooseberry recipes

Sticky gooseberry cake with saffron and honey with...

Gill Meller’s gooseberry cake has a pleasing tartness, balanced by the saffron and honey sponge,...

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Roast purple sprouting broccoli with smashed white beans

Vegetarian starter recipes

Roast purple sprouting broccoli with smashed white beans

Gill Meller’s roast purple sprouting broccoli recipe makes a wonderful sharing starter. Alternatively, serve it...

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Hot-smoked trout, new potato and beetroot salad

Easy dinner party mains

Hot-smoked trout, new potato and beetroot salad

Gill Meller showcases hot-smoked trout by pairing it with new potatoes, beetroot and horseradish in...

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Barbecued rack of mutton with broad beans, peas and lovage

Gill Meller recipes

Barbecued rack of mutton with broad beans, peas...

“There are few things more deeply savoury, satisfying and delicious than salty, smoky lamb cooked...

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Crayfish salad with radishes, apple and poppy seeds

Summer salads and sides

Crayfish salad with radishes, apple and poppy seeds

Gill Meller recommends serving crayfish tails with brown bread, butter, chopped fresh dill and lemon...

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Gill Meller’s pan-roast pigeon with sorrel and bacon

April seasonal recipes

Gill Meller’s pan-roast pigeon with sorrel and bacon

“Sorrel, the slender herbaceous perennial plant much loved for its appley, sour flavour, makes a...

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Cockles with leeks, Pernod, dill and cream

St David's Day recipes

Cockles with leeks, Pernod, dill and cream

“I’ve always enjoyed cooking and eating cockles. At their best they’re sweet, plump and meaty...

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Venison terrine with prunes, orange, juniper and thyme

Burns Night recipes

Venison terrine with prunes, orange, juniper and thyme

Gill Meller’s venison terrine, flavoured with orange zest and sweet prunes, makes a tasty starter...

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Fresh crab with rhubarb, chilli and fennel seed yogurt

February seasonal recipes

Fresh crab with rhubarb, chilli and fennel seed...

”The heat from the chilli and the anise of the fennel seeds bind the crab...

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Coriander seed, spelt and orange honey cake with cardamom yogurt sorbet

Orange recipes

Coriander seed, spelt and orange honey cake with...

Gill Meller’s vibrant sponge uses spelt flour for a more wholesome and nutty taste. The...

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Gill Meller’s brown butter and poppy seed shortbread biscuits

Afternoon tea recipes

Gill Meller’s brown butter and poppy seed shortbread...

Gill Meller’s easy shortbread biscuits are the perfect end to a meal. Made with browned...

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Blackcurrant, thyme and goat’s cheese cake

Gill Meller recipes

Blackcurrant, thyme and goat’s cheese cake

Soft, creamy goat’s cheese is delicate in flavour, and adds the perfect balance of savouriness....

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Roast carrot, beetroot and marjoram salad with fennel seed and yogurt dressing

Healthy salad recipes

Roast carrot, beetroot and marjoram salad with fennel...

Gently roasting carrots intensifies their sweet flavour. Tossed with fresh herbs and tangy dressing, they’re...

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Pickled cucumber, fennel, gooseberry, tarragon and lemon salad

Healthy salad recipes

Pickled cucumber, fennel, gooseberry, tarragon and lemon salad

Sharp, sweet, crunchy and fresh – Gill Meller’s quick pickled cucumber salad is the perfect...

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Smoked haddock, cheddar and parsley pasties

Picnic recipes

Smoked haddock, cheddar and parsley pasties

Forget sandwiches, Gill Meller’s wonderful pasties, made with smoked haddock, fresh parsley and tangy mature...

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Sticky ginger and almond cake

Classic cake recipes

Sticky ginger and almond cake

Gill Meller’s sweet, spiced ginger cake is made with honey, molasses and almonds and tastes...

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Chicken, anchovy and jersey royal salad

Chicken salad recipes

Chicken, anchovy and jersey royal salad

Gill Meller’s chicken salad recipe is full of the joys of spring with asparagus, and...

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Potted pork rillettes with gooseberries and tarragon

Picnic recipes

Potted pork rillettes with gooseberries and tarragon

Gill Meller’s pork rillettes is a fancy picnic recipe served with a quick gooseberry and...

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Salted pollock with potatoes, cream and marjoram

Gill Meller recipes

Salted pollock with potatoes, cream and marjoram

Gill Meller’s fish pie recipe is simple done right. He combines salted pollock, potatoes and...

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Chocolate rye brownies with bay and almonds

Brownie recipes

Chocolate rye brownies with bay and almonds

Gill Meller’s brownie recipe dares to be different with rye flour, bay and almond. The...

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Home-made ricotta with basil, chilli, and fresh lemon

Gill Meller recipes

Home-made ricotta with basil, chilli, and fresh lemon

This cheese recipe is a fresh, rewarding starter or snack from River Cottage head chef...

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