May seasonal food

Seasonal produce in May promises an abundance of exciting flavours and textures, from juicy peas and broad beans to sweet and sharp orange and lemons. Succulent spring lamb is not one to miss, along with the short but sublime British asparagus season. Scroll on down!

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Asparagus, ham hock and potato salad

Healthy salad recipes

Asparagus, ham hock and potato salad

Roasted new potatoes, asparagus, radishes and ham hock are served in a mustardy yogurt dressing...

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One-pot chicken, sweet potato and peanut stew

One-pot recipes

One-pot chicken, sweet potato and peanut stew

Gather round the campfire for an easy-to-make one-pot chicken stew. You can make the stew...

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Spinach and ricotta lasagne

April seasonal food

Spinach and ricotta lasagne

We’ve put a twist on the classic lasagne with a creamy spinach and ricotta filling....

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Elderflower Cordial

May seasonal food

Elderflower Cordial

Fresh elderflower heads are essential for this homemade cordial recipe. You’ll start to see them...

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Carrot, sweet potato and feta fritters

Fritter recipes

Carrot, sweet potato and feta fritters

Enjoy this versatile vegetarian fritter recipe as a snack or for lunch, or serve with...

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Broad bean & mint dip

Broad bean recipes

Broad bean & mint dip

”Great for early summer when fresh broad beans are in season. It goes well with...

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Rhubarb and ginger twice-baked soufflés

April seasonal food

Rhubarb and ginger twice-baked soufflés

This twice-baked soufflé is a comforting, warming dessert that’s smart enough for a dinner party...

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Rhubarb chutney

May seasonal food

Rhubarb chutney

This glorious chutney really makes the most of forced rhubarb, packing a sharpness that makes...

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Spring onion and spinach tartlets

May seasonal food

Spring onion and spinach tartlets

These spring onion and spinach tartlets can be baked up to 12 hours in advance...

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Roast parsnips with almond, sorrel and watercress sauce

Parsnip recipes

Roast parsnips with almond, sorrel and watercress sauce

Olia Hercules’ sweet roasted parsnips are really brought to life by the fresh, bright green...

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Brown-butter carrots with pistachios and dill

Carrot recipes

Brown-butter carrots with pistachios and dill

”Brown butter is made by cooking butter until the milk solids in it have caramelised,...

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Lamb steaks with garlic, basil and spinach polenta

May seasonal food

Lamb steaks with garlic, basil and spinach polenta

Garlic, spinach and basil is whizzed together to create a pesto-like sauce, before it’s stirred...

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New potato, bean and mozzarella frittata

Frittata recipes

New potato, bean and mozzarella frittata

As this vegetarian frittata cooks, the mozzarella becomes melted and stringy. It’s great for a...

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Buttery jersey royal potatoes with broad beans, mint and lemon

Jersey royal new potato recipes

Buttery jersey royal potatoes with broad beans, mint...

What a classic summery side dish. Jersey royal potatoes are cooked in a parcel of...

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Strawberry and elderflower fool with lemon biscuits

Strawberry recipes

Strawberry and elderflower fool with lemon biscuits

You’d be a fool not to try these light, summery strawberry and elderflower desserts topped...

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Shakshuka with broad beans and labneh

Baked egg recipes

Shakshuka with broad beans and labneh

In every part of the world you can find a breakfast based on eggs and...

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Chilled radish, watercress and tahini yogurt soup

Summer salads and sides

Chilled radish, watercress and tahini yogurt soup

An appreciation of yogurt runs in Lebanese food writer Bethany Kehdy’s family, and this flavourful...

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Roasted radishes in brown anchovy butter

Radish recipes

Roasted radishes in brown anchovy butter

Can you cook radishes? Yes you can! Make your side dish the hero with this...

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Asparagus, pea shoot and butter bean tart

Asparagus recipes

Asparagus, pea shoot and butter bean tart

Puff pastry and seasonal veg make for a quick and easy vegetarian tart recipe. The...

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Spiced brioche and rhubarb pudding

Perfect pudding recipes

Spiced brioche and rhubarb pudding

If you like classic bread and butter pudding then you’re going to love this combination...

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Pasta with pea pesto

May seasonal food

Pasta with pea pesto

If green means go, then we’re all for this bright and colourful summer pasta recipe....

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Pancetta and rocket pizza

May seasonal food

Pancetta and rocket pizza

A thin, crispy crust topped with mozzarella, sun-dried tomatoes, pancetta and a good drizzle of...

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New potato salad

May seasonal food

New potato salad

We’ve swapped mayonnaise for Greek yogurt making this potato salad lighter and healthier. It’s the...

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Rick Stein’s Icelandic breaded lamb chops with spiced red cabbage

May seasonal food

Rick Stein’s Icelandic breaded lamb chops with spiced...

Rick Stein’s breaded lamb chop recipe hails from Iceland and is undeniably moreish. Serve alongside...

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