Once you get confident with aubergines, you will realise how versatile and delicious they are. When stewed with tomatoes, the combination works as a base for many dishes. They can be partnered with grilled lamb chops, piled on bruschetta or baked with mozzarella on top.
This cake derives from North America and is a favourite of chef Alison Lambert. It is simple to prepare and full of fresh flavours of summer.
It may seem so simple that it is not worthy of a recipe, but I assure you that to do something so simple correctly is another matter. It all comes down to great ingredients, which will give you one of the most delicious snacks of your summer.
Peaches are fantastic at the moment and this simple tart highlights their wonderful aroma and flavour.
The combination of fresh plums, cooked into a scone and served warm with spiced sugar is a great way to start any day.
Memories of Cornish pasties filled with all sorts of comforting fillings have inspired me to combine flavours from the garden with flavours from the paddock encased in flaky puff pastry - what else can I say?
Pumpkin bread is a revelation to me; a little spicy, a little sweet, very moist and wickedly wonderful with butter.
Barley is wholesome, filling and easy on the pocket. It also has a wonderful texture that complements the sweet roasted pumpkin and fresh parsley.
This is a simple and fresh variation on the traditional chicken and corn soup. Using fresh, sweet and crunchy corn is a delightful addition.
This rustic country pie made with plenty of hearty winter greens makes for a perfect lunch or dinner.