Rainy day recipes for summer

It’s time to face the facts; British summer isn’t always as glorious as we’d like it to be. On those summer days where the rain decides to make an appearance, try one of our comforting recipes which all make use of fresh summer ingredients.

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Mediterranean sausage, vegetable and gnocchi tray roast

Traybake recipes

Mediterranean sausage, vegetable and gnocchi tray roast

Chipolata sausages, gnocchi, fresh tomatoes, courgettes and fennel come together in this throw-it-all-in summery traybake...

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Hasselback miso roasted vegetables

Healthy family meals

Hasselback miso roasted vegetables

Use up root vegetables in this spectacular hasselback tray bake recipe. We’ve used a pouch...

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Spiced shakshuka

Summer recipes

Spiced shakshuka

Use up leftovers from our roasted vegetable ratatouille to make this knockout one-pan shakshuka dish. You can’t...

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Asparagus, pea and mint risotto

Asparagus recipes

Asparagus, pea and mint risotto

This asparagus, pea and mint risotto showcases the best of spring produce, is gorgeously green...

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Summer vegetable carbonara

Carbonara recipes

Summer vegetable carbonara

There’s no weeknight dinner more comforting than creamy, cheesy carbonara. We’ve added fresh mint, peas...

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Parma ham, mozzarella and peach salad with buckwheat and quinoa

Quinoa recipes

Parma ham, mozzarella and peach salad with buckwheat...

If you’ve never tried peaches in a salad, you need to try Ghillie James’ wonderful...

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Vegetarian ragù with rigatoni, feta and basil

Rainy day recipes for summer

Vegetarian ragù with rigatoni, feta and basil

Make a batch of Elly Pear’s vegetarian ragù in advance and store it in the...

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Pomegranate and chicken stew

Chicken casserole recipes

Pomegranate and chicken stew

This sweet and savoury chicken stew recipe can be made a day in advance and...

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Fresh tomato linguine with parsley breadcrumbs

Rainy day recipes for summer

Fresh tomato linguine with parsley breadcrumbs

Parsley breadcrumbs take this from a simple pasta dish to a sophisticated midweek meal worthy...

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Cheese and onion fish pie

Fish pie recipes

Cheese and onion fish pie

Mature cheddar and spring onions give this comforting fish pie recipe rich layers of taste;...

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Squash, spinach and chickpea filo pie

Filo pastry recipes

Squash, spinach and chickpea filo pie

Donal Skehan’s fantastic vegetarian pie, made with squash, spinach and filo, would make a great...

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Cheese and broccoli bake

Vegetarian bake recipes

Cheese and broccoli bake

This vegetarian pasta bake recipe is fast enough for midweek cooking. It’s the ultimate comfort...

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Fennel, tomato and Gruyère bake

Lower-calorie mains

Fennel, tomato and Gruyère bake

This fennel bake recipe packs a cheesy punch. Serve it for lunch or as a...

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Summer chicken tray bake

One-pot chicken recipes

Summer chicken tray bake

A quick, nutritious midweek dinner recipe packed full of Mediterranean flavours. We used chicken thighs...

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Asparagus and gruyère soufflés

Soufflé recipes

Asparagus and gruyère soufflés

These light-as-a-feather soufflé recipe makes the most of British asparagus. The soufflés can also be...

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Quick summer bean sausage casserole in cider

Summer stew recipes and pot roasts

Quick summer bean sausage casserole in cider

A light and colourful way to use a pack of sausages, try our quick summer...

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Crab linguine with chilli and coriander

Crab recipes

Crab linguine with chilli and coriander

An easy pasta starter recipe for 6, made with white crabmeat, chilli and wine, or,...

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Spicy butterbean, chickpea and butternut squash stew

22 recipes that will make you excited for autumn

Spicy butterbean, chickpea and butternut squash stew

Enjoy this vegetarian stew recipe, made with butternut squash, butterbeans and chickpeas, as a healthy...

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Spicy sweetcorn soup with toasted corn and crispy pancetta

Summer soup recipes

Spicy sweetcorn soup with toasted corn and crispy...

This easy sweetcorn soup recipe is made extra-special by a sprinkling of toasted corn and...

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Courgette, feta and mint frittata

Courgette recipes

Courgette, feta and mint frittata

This refreshing vegetarian frittata recipe uses feta and mint, which gives it a lovely Mediterranean...

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Tomato, merguez sausage and cannellini summer stew

Summer stew recipes and pot roasts

Tomato, merguez sausage and cannellini summer stew

The merguez sausage in this summery stew recipe brings a welcome touch of spice to...

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Pea pesto pasta

Rainy day recipes for summer

Pea pesto pasta

We’ve used frozen peas, fresh mint and toasted hazelnuts to add a fresh, nutty flavour...

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Simple summer minestrone soup

Summer soup recipes

Simple summer minestrone soup

A recipe made for the summer months – simple minestrone soup is light, healthy and...

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Classic moussaka

Rainy day recipes for summer

Classic moussaka

Moussaka is a classic Greek dish made from aubergines and lamb mince. This tasty recipe...

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