May seasonal recipes

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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Emily Scott’s roast asparagus with hazelnuts and sourdough crumbs

Pub in the Park chef recipes

Emily Scott’s roast asparagus with hazelnuts and sourdough crumbs

Make the most of asparagus season with Cornwall-based chef Emily Scott’s recipe. “This is one of my favourite ways to...

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Patatas aliñadas (Spanish potato salad)

Tapas recipes

Patatas aliñadas (Spanish potato salad)

Patatas aliñadas is a popular tapas dish from Andalusia in southern Spain. Translating to ‘dressed potatoes’, the dish typically consists...

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Lamb chop platter with cheesy potato skins

Favourite lamb recipes

Lamb chop platter with cheesy potato skins

“This is a great feasting dish for sharing with friends: a big pile of rosemary lamb chops, garlicky cheesy potato...

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Salt and vinegar jersey royal focaccia

Savoury bread recipes

Salt and vinegar jersey royal focaccia

Pillowy focaccia is taken up a notch by with the addition of mashed jersey royals, making it soft and rich....

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Jersey royal and brown crab salad

Jersey royal recipes

Jersey royal and brown crab salad

Jersey royals and crab are in season at the same time – and they’re the perfect pairing. Often overlooked in...

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Crispy jersey royals with curry leaves

Jersey royal recipes

Crispy jersey royals with curry leaves

Nutty jersey royal potatoes  are enhanced with the fragrance of curry leaves, mustard seeds and turmeric in this simple side...

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Gennaro Contaldo’s asparagus carbonara

April seasonal recipes

Gennaro Contaldo’s asparagus carbonara

Gennaro Contaldo gives classic carbonara a spring makeover with the addition of asparagus. “A classic carbonara is loved the world...

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Watercress soup with lardons and poached eggs

Watercress recipes

Watercress soup with lardons and poached eggs

Watercress soup makes an ideal spring supper when you add crisp bacon lardons and a perfectly poached egg. Try this...

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New old fashioned

Cocktail recipes

New old fashioned

The whisky cocktail for people who don’t like whisky! Starward’s Left-Field whisky is light and refreshing and their team have...

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Vanilla slice

Patisserie recipes

Vanilla slice

The hero of many a high street bakery, the vanilla slice is a glorious thing. Like a cross between a...

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Jersey royal tortilla with aioli and padrón peppers

Jersey royal recipes

Jersey royal tortilla with aioli and padrón peppers

This isn’t a classic Spanish tortilla, but it’s weeknight-speedy and using jersey royals gives it an edge. Smashing the potatoes...

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Elderflower jellies with boozy cream

British puddings

Elderflower jellies with boozy cream

An effortless little pud (for grown-ups) packed with the heady aromas of elderflower. The first few flowers come into season...

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Chaat plate

Vegetarian starter recipes

Chaat plate

“This is a recipe based on the chaat I used to sneak out and eat on dates with Danesh when...

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Burnt spring onion risotto with smoky tomato salsa

April seasonal recipes

Burnt spring onion risotto with smoky tomato salsa

This rich and creamy vegetarian risotto is brightened and cut with fiery sweetness and smoky flavours, thanks to charred spring...

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Chicken and asparagus broth with new potatoes

April seasonal recipes

Chicken and asparagus broth with new potatoes

A delicious springtime dish. Poached chicken, potatoes, asparagus and peas happily bob away in a lemony broth. The gremolata isn’t...

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Almond and apricot cheesecake

Apricot recipes

Almond and apricot cheesecake

This apricot cheesecake from Honey & Co’s Sarit Packer heroes dried apricots and amaretti for a dish that can be...

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