Type: Vegetarian

April 26, 2021

Sweet and salty cheesecake with cherries

Three components here, I know, but they’re all quick and simple to do, can all be made well in advance, and there’s…

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Vanilla custard with roasted strawberries and rhubarb

If it’s in season use forced rhubarb here: the hot-pink colour of the slender stalks looks stunning once cooked. Regular field-grown rhubarb,…

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Sumac-roasted strawberries with yoghurt cream

This is a good pudding to remember if you have over-ripe strawberries which are slightly past their best. Roasting them makes them…

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Plum, blackberry and bay friand bake

Friands are the light, moist almond cakes popular in Australia, New Zealand and France. Whisked egg whites and very little flour make…

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Gnocchi alla Romana

Comfort food does not get any more comforting than this. Serve this as it is, or with a crisp green salad. It’s…

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Fettuccine with spiced cherry tomato sauce

When they are ripe and sweet, buy a big batch of cherry tomatoes, to make double or triple the quantity of sauce….

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Pappardelle with rose harissa, black olives and capers

Pappare means ‘to gobble up’ in Italian, which is the destiny of this dish (particularly in Tara’s house, where her husband Chris…

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Baked rice with confit tomatoes and garlic

This was my go-to side for a good few months, working well with pretty much anything else on the table. There’s also…

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Rice noodle salad with cucumber and poppy seeds

For anyone who thinks that this list of ingredients looks suspiciously long for a book of simple recipes, I’m actually feeling quite…

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