Recipes to celebrate spring

As new shoots start to creep through, it’s time to swap those hearty root vegetables for spring ingredients –  lighter, crisper and – of course – delicious.

Try one of our springtime recipes made with new season asparagus, spring onions, purple sprouting broccoli, new potatoes, elderflowers and many more.

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Spring vegetable soup

Recipes to celebrate spring

Spring vegetable soup

This spring vegetable soup pays homage to the best of the season’s bounty. It’s bursting...

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Asparagus and quinoa salad with peas and broad beans

Asparagus recipes

Asparagus and quinoa salad with peas and broad...

Spring produce such as asparagus, peas, broad beans and lovage are the star players in...

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Asparagus and goat’s cheese tart

Asparagus recipes

Asparagus and goat’s cheese tart

Gill Meller’s asparagus, broad bean and goat’s cheese tart is a true celebration of spring...

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’Nduja, ricotta and lemon stuffed chicken with sourdough

Favourite chicken recipes

’Nduja, ricotta and lemon stuffed chicken with sourdough

Chicken supremes are stuffed with ‘nduja, ricotta, lemon zest and thyme in this standout spring...

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Pavlova with orange curd and roast rhubarb

Meringue recipes

Pavlova with orange curd and roast rhubarb

A dessert that speaks of spring, this stunning pavlova by Gill Meller is topped with...

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Lemon and garlic chicken schnitzels with quick puttanesca sauce

Healthy chicken recipes

Lemon and garlic chicken schnitzels with quick puttanesca...

Crispy chicken schnitzel is served with an intense (and quick-to-make) puttanesca tomato sauce in this...

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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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Baked egg with crab and cayenne

April seasonal recipes

Baked egg with crab and cayenne

Make the most of seasonal crab with this creamy baked egg recipe. Topped with breadcrumbs...

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Asparagus, pecorino and lemon risotto

Asparagus recipes

Asparagus, pecorino and lemon risotto

The fresh and zingy flavours of lemon, mint and asparagus shine in Debbie Major’s springtime...

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Orange and tarragon chicken traybake

Traybake recipes

Orange and tarragon chicken traybake

We’ve transformed chicken breasts with a pack of cream cheese, some chopped tarragon and a...

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Jersey royal, onion, sherry and tarragon bake

April seasonal recipes

Jersey royal, onion, sherry and tarragon bake

This glorious one-pot recipe showcases the wonderful jersey royal potato, accompanied by sweet onion and...

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Spring onion and spinach tartlets

May seasonal recipes

Spring onion and spinach tartlets

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

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Spring vegetable and quinoa stew with quick-pickled little gems

Stews, casseroles, pot-roasts and slow-roasts

Spring vegetable and quinoa stew with quick-pickled little...

Stews aren’t just for winter – this vegetarian recipe using quinoa and spring vegetables for...

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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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Tray-roast salmon and vegetables with crème fraîche and crumbs

March seasonal recipes

Tray-roast salmon and vegetables with crème fraîche and...

Midweek dinner couldn’t be any easier than combining breadcrumb-coated salmon fillets with slice potatoes, broccoli...

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Tenderstem broccoli gratin

Recipes to celebrate spring

Tenderstem broccoli gratin

This creamy, zesty broccoli gratin makes a wonderful vegetarian side dish for dinner parties or...

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Elderflower gin and tonic

Recipes to celebrate spring

Elderflower gin and tonic

A quick and easy cocktail recipe – try our springtime gin and tonic, made with...

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Sharing pan fondue with garlic toasts, roasted radishes and asparagus

Recipes to celebrate spring

Sharing pan fondue with garlic toasts, roasted radishes...

Take this pan of hot, melted cheese to the table and let your guests dig...

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

May seasonal recipes

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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Elderflower, lemon and cherry cream flourless cake

Elderflower recipes

Elderflower, lemon and cherry cream flourless cake

This is a wonderful flourless cake, with ground almonds and polenta instead of flour. You...

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Garlic and herb buttered chicken with braised lettuce

Chicken casserole recipes

Garlic and herb buttered chicken with braised lettuce

This spring buttered chicken recipe can be prepped in advance, saving you time in the...

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Roast jersey royal, spring herb, hazelnut and bacon salad with lemon brown butter dressing

Jersey royal new potato recipes

Roast jersey royal, spring herb, hazelnut and bacon...

This recipe is a seasonal celebration. Toasted hazelnuts and fresh radishes add extra crunch to...

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Langoustines with watercress and pastis hollandaise

Prawn recipes

Langoustines with watercress and pastis hollandaise

The aniseed flavour of pastis added to this creamy, rich hollandaise works wonders with cooked...

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Garlic and sage smashed jersey royals with pan-fried sea bass

Jersey royal new potato recipes

Garlic and sage smashed jersey royals with pan-fried...

Pan-fried sea bass is a perfect match for these golden potatoes, drizzled with a salty...

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