Madeleines

It’s not a coincidence that I love madeleines. My love for these soft shell-shaped sponges blossomed at a young age, but I also lived in France for a brief time when I returned from Australia. I’d just set up my...

Raspberry & White Chocolate Cookies

These cookies just melt in the mouth, but for extra crunch and luxuriance add some chopped nuts – hazelnuts or macadamia work best.

Perfect Pairing

Fabio Vinciguerra from The Tickled Trout in West Farleigh, part of Hush Heath Estate, teams freshly picked asparagus with tender sea trout in a perfect dinner party dish

Strawberry & Lavender Tart

This is a very easy tart to put together - and to make it even easier you could use ready made sweet pastry. Strawberries, lavender and lemon are fresh and fragrant tart toppings and make a perfect early summer combo.

Gooseberry Fool

The trickiest thing about this recipe might be finding the gooseberries, as they can sometimes be hard to track down in the shops. Cultivate a good local supplier, or better still, grow your own.

Beetroot Gazpacho

Julie Simpson creates some Beetroot Gazpacho ideal for a busy day

Smoked Salmon and Avocado Toasts

Julie Simpson creates some Smoked Salmon and Avocado Toasts

Leek & Spinach Rolls

Julie Simpson creates some Leek & Spinach Rolls ideal for travelling

Red Pepper & Onion Frittatas

Julie Simpson creates four simple recipes for easy-to-transport travellers’ treats

Simnel Battenburg Cake

Rosemary Shrager makes a Battenburg Cake which she recommends making with a special Battenberg Tin

Vanilla Pannacotta

Rosemary Shrager creates a Vanilla Pannacotta

Navarin of Lamb

Rosemary Shrager and her Apprentices create a Navarin of Lamb