Asparagus and feta pastries

Philippa Davis’ Greek-inspired asparagus and feta pastries are parcel-sized perfection, when you have had your fill of spears with hollandaise sauce. Serve alongside a salad or simply straight from the…

7 best autumn recipes

Raid the drinks cabinet for that bottle of whisky, but not for dram. Whisky is excellent for adding some extra zing to game suppers and spiced fruity desserts. For example,…

Gin, tonic and elderflower sorbet

There is no better time to celebrate the very best of British produce and enjoy a few seasonal treats. If you’ve started to spot elderflower, save your bounty for something…

Homity pie

Homity pie was created by the land girls during World War II, when potatoes were one of the few ingredients in plentiful supply. Have a go at Philippa Davis’ recipe…

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…