With Mother's Day upon us, the Otago Daily Times revisit some favourite recipes that mum may love.
Gnocchi is the ultimate comfort food, it's great on the pocket and fun to make, Alison Lambert writes.
Puddings like these tick all the right boxes on a cold night. Rhubarb adds such a tangy twist to the comfort of the warm sponge, Alison Lambert writes.
Jerusalem artichokes are actually related to the sunflower and are commonly known as "sunchokes''. They have a wonderful flavour similar to mushrooms, Alison Lambert writes.
This week, Alison Lambert shares the recipe for a delicious risotto.
Combining two seasonal ingredients which are easily obtained can be economical but, more importantly, it can be nourishing, Alison Lambert writes.
This is a great combination of vegetables arranged and baked simply to create a splendid pie for all dietary requirements, Alison Lambert writes.
The combination of this elegant, fragrant fruit stewed with sago makes this simple pudding perfect for these darker colder nights, says Alison Lambert.
Alison Lambert has a versatile use for fennel fronds.
Now's the time to make the most of your home-grown tomatoes before they're out of season, Alison Lambert says.
I have been making this vegetable-based bread for some time now and I love the fact that it is totally gluten-free and it is jam-packed full of nutrients, especially when using organic broccoli.
The season is short for these greengage plums, writes Alison Lambert.
Tomatoes of all shapes and varieties are available at the moment and Tomato Provencal is a classic, Alison Lambert writes.
Take advantage of tomatoes while they are tasty and plentiful, Alison Lambert writes.
This cake is laden with fresh, sweet strawberries, Alison Lambert writes. "I like to keep the cake this size so the strawberries play the main role and the cake just nestles between."
Food demonstrator Alison Lambert says she sometimes get stuck on what to do with these spicy pink morsels.
When onions are roasted they become sweet and juicy and I love the marriage of fragrant thyme, sweet balsamic and a smothering of fresh Evansdale curds.
Arancini are a great snack to make and any number of combinations and fillings can be used. I am keeping it simple and fresh today.
Broccoli is great to grow in your garden as you can keep cutting off the stems and it continues to produce. Here, I have teamed it with a hollandaise sauce with a twist.
I do realise I have gone on a marathon of broccoli lately but it is widely available at the moment and it is tasting good.