Shakshuka with trout and asparagus

For something fantastically versatile, try Philippa Davis’ shakshuka with trout and asparagus. This can be served for brunch, lunch or even a light supper. Inspired by the Arabic dish that…

Lockdown baking

There are many pleasurable ways to occupy this time in lockdown but baking will make you very popular. Whether to keep spirits high at home, leave on a friend’s doorstop…

Rhubarb tiramisu with pistachio praline

Philippa Davis’ rhubarb tiramisu with pistachio praline put the pink stems to excellent use. This makes the perfect spring pud, especially when it becomes too warm for pie or crumble.…

Best summer recipes

Try Philippa Davis’ elderflower and vanilla madeleines for a slightly different bake to attempt this weekend. They are perfect packaged in a pocket for a mid-walk sustenance stop. Or if…

Gin Craze

Today’s Gin Craze is quite different, thankfully, to that of history. Ettie Neil-Gallacher discovers how artisan distillers are ensuring the drink remains as clear as its reputation. As artisan gin…

Chocolate and orange fruit tea cake

Do teatime properly with Philippa Davis’ chocolate and orange fruit tea cake. It is simple to make for even the most kitchen allergic, and makes an excellent treat when teatime…

Create legions of hare converts with this delicious take on hare ragout.

Philippa Davis’ hare ragout with pappardelle pasta packs a game laden punch. Thoguh hare can be a strong meat, it makes the perfect spring supper. Lighten the flavour with lashings…

Use up your stocks of freezer fruit with this incredibly easy fruit and almond tart recipe.

Philippa Davis’ fruit and almond tart is a failsafe recipe. This method works as a template, so use whatever fruit you have to hand or stored in the freezer from…