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Spicy tomato & lentil soup

Spicy tomato & lentil soup

Spice up a simple tomato soup recipe with chilli and paprika, then serve with a dollop of sour cream and chive dip and warm crusty bread

Pain perdu with caramelised apple wedges, plums & walnuts

Pain perdu with caramelised apple wedges, plums & walnuts

A wonderfully decadent breakfast or brunch dish, pain perdu means 'lost bread' and can be made using any left over bread.

Baked sweet potato with juniper & black pepper beetroot

Baked sweet potato with juniper & black pepper beetroot

The infused beetroot in this dish makes for a lively and flavour-packed lunch. The sweet potato will keep you going right through the afternoon.

Avocado filled with lime beetroot & shallot salsa

Avocado filled with lime beetroot & shallot salsa

Serve this zesty dish as a refreshingly light starter for guests or have as a lively lunch for two.

Alex Mackay's potatoes with asparagus, poached egg & tomato dressing

Alex Mackay's potatoes with asparagus, poached egg & tomato dressing

Alex says: This makes a great meal for kids, the asparagus spears are fantastic finger food for them to pop their eggs with.'

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Ultimate Yorkshire puddings

Ultimate Yorkshire puddings

Who better to devise the ultimate Yorkshire pudding recipe than Dean Roche, food development chef for Toby Carvery?

Tomato, basil & sweetcorn pasta

Tomato, basil & sweetcorn pasta

Children love pasta and they'll love this dish with their favourite sweetcorn. This basic tomato sauce is a great standby recipe which will become a favourite dish as leftover ingredients can be added to ring the changes.

Goat's cheese panna cotta

Goat's cheese panna cotta

Have you ever had savoury panna cotta? This one's a fantastic started and served with sweet and sour tomatoes and cashew biscuits

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Asparagus, goat's cheese & caramelised onion tart

A delicious quick and easy open tart, perfect for a summer lunch or picnic Asparagus, goat's cheese & caramelised onion tart recipe

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Soup!

Soup!

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A shot of flavour, a nourishing meal in one, a delicate entree - soup epitomises versatility, ease and resourcefulness, is the ultimate comfort food and thrifty cooking at its b...