Raspberry ripple ice cream






Preparation time over 2 hours Cooking time 10 to 30 mins Serves Serves 6 Dietary  Vegetarian This is a must for summer – rich custard ice cream can only be improved by sharp raspberry sauce rippled through. Equipment and preparation: For this recipe you will need an ice cream maker. Ingredients For the ice cream…

Avocado and bacon salad






Preparation time less than 30 mins Cooking time 10 to 30 mins Serves Serves 1 Try James Martin’s super easy salad – avocado will help you on your way to 5-a-day and make you feel fuller for longer. Ingredients For the salad 2 back bacon slices, fat trimmed 1 Little Gem lettuce, leaves separated, chopped…

Watercress and pea soup






Preparation time less than 30 mins Cooking time less than 10 mins Serves Serves 4 Dietary Vegetarian This delicate, creamy soup is perfect for a spring day and works well served hot or chilled. Ingredients 100g/3½oz flatleaf parsley 400g/14oz fresh watercress 50g/2oz butter 1 shallot, peeled, chopped 2-3 garlic cloves, peeled, chopped 400g/14oz frozen peas…

Sweet Potato Toast is The New Avocado Toast






Let’s be clear – we all love snacks. However, just like any food, we can become tired of our favorite snacks after a while. That’s why we will present a brand new snack that you will probably use for a long time. If you are a fan of toasts, you should know that we’ve found…

Shrimp-and-Avocado Rice Bowl






  Makes: 4 servings Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins Carb Grams Per Serving: 56 Ingredients 16 medium cleaned, shelled, tail-on shrimp (about 3/4 pound), thawed if frozen 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 1/2 teaspoons honey small pinch cayenne pepper 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon light soy sauce one  tablespoon rice wine vinegar 1…

I am sick of half-hearted desserts. Bring me a proper pudding






British restaurant desserts are in a death spiral. Who’s to blame? The rum baba at Margot in Covent Garden: a rare example of a brilliant dessert. Photograph: Sophia Evans for the Observer For too long I have kept silent, in the hope that I was exaggerating the gravity of the situation. But recent experiences have…

Anna Jones’s recipes for two veggie breakfast fry-ups






A cooked breakfast needn’t mean a pile of grease. Try introducing baked eggs to dal or scrambling some fragrantly spiced tofu to wrap in a warm tortilla for a healthy start to the day Black bean and tofu scramble. Photograph: Matt Russell for the Guardian Weekend breakfasts deserve more than the neat routine of Monday…

Yotam Ottolenghi’s spring salad recipes






After the long winter, it’s time to reawaken those tastebuds with sharp, zingy salads that make the most of the new season’s booty. Yotam Ottolenghi’s lightly pickled spring veg with wasabi and ginger cream. Photograph: Louise Hagger for the Guardian. Food styling: Emily Kydd. Prop styling: Jennifer Kay I’ m usually woken by the sound…

How to cook the perfect roasted cauliflower






Felicity Cloake’s perfect roasted cauliflower. Photograph: Felicity Cloake for the Guardian Vegetables go in and out of fashion, just like hemlines. (They have always done so among those wealthy enough to have the luxury of choice, so you can pipe down about the last days of Rome at the back.) Take kale, a peasanty cabbage…

Six easy vegetarian recipes from the Green Kitchen






David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl, the husband and wife team behind the acclaimed blog Green Kitchen, now have three children. They’re the inspiration for their new collection of fuss-free recipes including sweet potato wraps and blueberry and yogurt cake.                             Green pea,…