Chocolate and orange fruit tea cake

A day on the hill calls for hearty fare – but it must be robust enough to survive the journey. Philippa Davis’ chocolate and orange fruit tea cake is perfect…

Ginger ale ham with soft rolls

Philippa Davis’ ginger ale ham with soft rolls is exactly the hearty fare required for the hill. They can easily slip into a large pocket and are robust enough for…

Venison salad niçoise

Retain your culinary standards alfresco, even without a table, chairs and pressed linen. Philippa Davis’ venison salad niçoise makes an impressive main for a picnic and this game twist on…

Spiced crab thermidor

For something a little bit different, try Philippa Davis’ spiced crab thermidor for your next supper party. Perfect for a starter that packs a punch, allspice is central to the…

Gin, tonic and elderflower sorbet

Now is time to embrace seasonal ingredients and celebrate the very best of British produce. With the elderflower starting to appear, try something a little different with your bounty. Philippa…