Cauliflower with Egg and Lemon

Although cauliflower has shrugged off its image as the vegetable most people love to hate, it still needs a bit of a makeover now and then. Preparation time: 2—3 minutes; …

Pineapple Baked Alaska

No matter how many times you make this classic pudding, you’ll always marvel at how the ice cream stays cold under its meringue jacket, even after its encounter with a …

Dried Fruit Salad

This dessert doesn’t take long to prepare, but must be made ahead of time, to allow the dried fruit to plump up and flavours to blend. It is also good …

Fried Plaice with Tomato Sauce

This simple dish is perennially popular with children. It works equally well with lemon sole or dabs, which do not need skinning, or fillets of haddock and whiting. Preparation time: …

Braised Lettuce and Peas

This light vegetable dish is based in the classic French method of braising peas with lettuce and spring onions in butte, and is delicious served with grilled fish or duck. …

Fresh Fruit Salad

Oranges are an essential ingredient for a successful and refreshing fruit salad, which can include any fruit in season. A colorful combination takes just minutes to make. Preparation time: 6 …

Crispy Cabbage

Like so many brassicas, cabage is lovely when crisp, horrible when soggy. In this recipe the balance is just right, and the result goes very well with pork or ham. …