Globe artichokes are in season at the moment.
These little cakes are very popular in the States. I added some fresh strawberries to liven them up a little and they made the perfect snack for the children in the holidays.
Elderflowers are blooming everywhere at the moment. So you need to be quick and pick the buds for this recipe,
Our sweet local strawberries are just arriving, and it gets me excited with the onslaught of summer fruits that I just had to get a recipe written so we can start our celebrations.
Alison Lambert celebrates the first-of-the-season Jersey Benne potatoes.
Alison Lambert's classic combination of tart rhubarb with fragrant orange and tangy yoghurt works time and time again.
When carrots are this young and sweet, they need little attention and little cooking, Alison Lambert writes. You will find their flavour will be enhanced to a new level!
This can only be made when fresh asparagus is in season and by adding a little jamon (cured ham) you will find this simple combination irresistible.
If, like me, you are new to the idea of roasting radishes, then you will be pleasantly surprised at how the sometimes hot peppery flavour mellows and sweetens.
Alison Lambert shares a surprising soup with a difference.
Stinging nettles may not be on most people's minds as a foraged food, but boy are they packed with goodness, says Alison Lambert.
This soup is one of those ones that could almost be classified as a stew. It is packed with flavour, textures and aromas, Alison Lambert writes.
This week, Alison Lambert shares a versatile recipe with silverbeet as the star.
When yams are combined with enhancing ingredients, you have not only a delicious warming salad but also a highly nutritious one, says Alison Lambert.
Alison Lambert shares a recipe for a delicious cake with a twist.
Celeriac or celery root is a variety of celery used for its roots and shoots. It has a light celery flavour and can be eaten raw or cooked as you would potatoes. Celeriac slaw
Sprouting broccoli is like a superfood. It is blooming with leaves, flowers and stalks, all of which are edible. It is great to grow, as you can pick off what you need and it will continue to reproduce.
This week, Alison Lambert shares a recipe for a torte that's easy and flavoursome.
This week Alison Lambert shares how to make a warming pudding that's super easy and delicious.
With Mother's Day upon us, the Otago Daily Times revisit some favourite recipes that mum may love.