As you'd expect, Delia has plenty of lovely roast recipes up her sleeve, allowing you to put together a classic Sunday roast lunch or dinner for family and friends. Take a look at the How to Cook section of the site too, wherre you'll find advice on making the perfect gravy, roast potatoes and classic sauces.
This is it – the best method of roasting duck I've found to date, and of all the lovely sauces, this one – made with dried sour cherries – is the loveliest.
For a smaller joint of boned gammon, such as a middle cut weighing 5-6 lb (2.25-2.75 kg), pre-soak and cook in exactly the same way, using half the quantity of glazing ingredients. Calculate 20 minutes per pound (450 g) and glaze during the last 30
The root vegetables in this seem to absorb the meat flavour, which makes them extra good.
These lovely peppers can be made in advance, so are perfect for entertaining as a starter - full of flavour, colour and intense flavours of Italian vegetables.
Parsnips and curry spices make a wonderful combination, with the heat of the spices offsetting the sweetness of the root vegetables. This is a great dish to serve with curry or as a side dish.
I’m not very horticulturally minded but rhubarb is, I think, technically, a vegetable. But since the richness of duck is always complemented by something sweet and acidic, rhubarb is absolutely perfect.
A Sunday lunchtime treat: a pepper crust helps to keep the meat succulent while roasting, while the onions and thyme adds intriguing flavours and a hint of Italian to this superb recipe.
This is an ideal recipe for making use of new potatoes that are getting a bit on the big side.
Steaming new potatoes served with butter and chopped fresh mint is always a delight, but it’s good to have a change. New potatoes roast beautifully in their skins, and if you buy the baby ones ready cleaned, there is no need to wash them and the skin
We all love roast potatoes, but sometimes it's good to try something new. Here, Delia has added red onions and red wine vinegar which gives a rich depth of flavour that's irresistible!
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