Trout carpaccio with asparagus, fennel, shallots and lemon

Both trout and asparagus are at their very best right now. Philippa Davis’ two versions of trout carpaccio with asparagus makes delicious starters. As the main ingredients in these recipes…

Rabbit in spiced chocolate sauce

Step away from the gaudily wrapped chocolate egg and enjoy Philippa Davis’ rabbit in spiced chocolate sauce for your cocoa consumption instead. Chocolate and bunnies are Easter staples, but how…

Grapefruit and yogurt baked pudding

Philippa Davis’ grapefruit and yogurt baked pudding comes with a soufflé-like top that doesn’t risk any mid-supper party kitchen meltdowns. Served warm from the oven it is comforting for chilly,…

Roast cauliflower steaks with mozzarella

Use fresh cauliflowers for this light but lively starter. Philippa Davis’ roast cauliflower steaks with mozzarella and anchovy, garlic and chilli breadcrumbs packs a flavourful punch. For those not keen…

Best gravy for pheasant

A roast pheasant supper needs gravy. And fortunately, the best gravy for pheasant is simple and speedy to make. Follow our recipe and adjust the measurements until you find your…

Valentine's Day menu

It’s time to forget set menus and restaurants crammed with couples. Staying at home for Valentine’s Day is the new going out. But do it properly and put on a…

Coconut, cardamom and rum panna cotta

The sporting season may be over but spring still feels far away. So transport yourself to exotic far-flung places via your tastebuds to cheer up an undoubtedly dreary month. And…