There’s nothing prettier than a salad that’s bursting with the flavour and colour of summer. Chives, borage, calendula, viola, nasturtium, lavender, rose, cornflowers and marigolds are all delicious to eat; find them in your local specialty grocery or just in a field!
Take your bread game to the next level with this amazing flavoured butter. There’s more to those bright fresh flowers than just gorgeous colours; some are just as good to eat as they are to look at.
Nothing says spring quite as eloquently as a fresh asparagus salad. This delicious vegetable is in season now (see page 88), and tossing it through a salad like this is easily a meal in itself. For a more substantial meal, serve with grilled white fish or chicken.
Pimp up your pesto! Homemade pesto is great, but we’ve made an easy option even simpler by using store-bought pesto as the base for this tangy meal option.
As food prices bite, it’s never been more important for us to buy seasonal food to match the season. Local shops and markets are always your best bet for fresh food, with buckets of flavour and crunch.
The trick to this stovetop mac & cheese is the evaporated milk, and minimal cooking water. Evaporated milk has more protein than regular milk, so the sauce is thick and creamy without the need for making a roux. All these ingredients have a long shelf life, making it easy to whip up this easy meal wherever you are.
This wonderfully soothing broth is delicious on its own, and it’s also the base for a host of other soups.
Wrapping your hands around a mug or bowl of hearty soup is a camping winter essential - and this easy recipe doesn't need any fancy ingredients to pack in a lot of flavour.
This is my easy one-pan meal inspired by huevos rancheros (Mexican ranch-style eggs). It’s perfect for a brunch, lunch or dinner.