Emily Kydd’s roasted vegetable pesto rice is packed full of vitamins and fresh flavours. The nutty pesto adds the perfect finish, creating a lusciously healthy recipe.
James Martin’s strawberry meringues with cream are our idea of summer, rain or shine.
Conjure up a sweet tooth storm with Martin Morales’ Panqueques de Camote, aka luscious sweet potato pancakes.
Dale Pinnock’s tuna carpaccio with orange dressing is a great little starter for a summer’s day.
This stunning and professional-looking cheesecake is surprisingly simple to replicate.
Bursting with heat, Martin Boetz’s grilled cuttlefish and pomelo salad is a citrusy explosion of fresh herbs and chili, complimented well by the caramelised sweetness of the cuttlefish.
Keeping it raw – get summer started by serving up Eleanor Maidment’s salmon with citrus kale & black rice.
Bring a taste of the tropics to the table with Gabriel Gaté’s pavlova with exotic fruits.
Add a little va va voom to the childhood classic with William Curley’s Jaffa Cake tarts.
This fennel-cured salmon with cucumber & lemon crème fraîche is the perfect starter for a summer dinner with friends.
Craving something sweet? Daniel Wilson’s mandarin crème brûlée has all the answers.
This is a brilliant granola, not too sweet and perfectly crisp.
Serve up a storm with James Martin’s tender spiced duck breast with umeboshi sauce and steamed bok choi.
This is a simple dish, but it’s the umeboshi plums that make it – sour to taste, they cut through the fat in the duck. They are available online but can also be bought in some supermarkets.
Michelin-starred chef Nathan Outlaw creates the perfect summer dish with this crispy bass beauty.
Spring lamb, olives, tomatoes, loads of garlic and the oft-neglected marjoram are a Mediterranean riot together.
Combine the best British produce with classic Spanish ingredients – this cheese from the Basque Country complements the asparagus perfectly.
Michelin chef Akis Chaniotis shares the intricate recipe for John Dory with hearts of palm, homemade tandoori, razor clams and a fricassée of baby gem lettuce.
Bite into the flavours of Fern Green’s buttermilk blueberry hotcakes with coffee mascarpone.
Umeboshi are a type of salted pickled plum. They’re more like an apricot when raw, but can be found in shops in puréed form. Their sour flavour makes them perfect for fatty ingredients such duck and pork.
Simple and silky smooth, these dark chocolate and orange set creams with muscovado sticks can be whipped up in minutes and left to set, leaving you time to really enjoy that gettogether with friends or family.