Green shoots pushing through the ground - at last! - herald the end of winter dearths. Enjoy spring eating with early crops of vegetables, watercress and shellfish...
The clean pickle flavours make these soused herrings a great choice for lunch or supper with home-made bread and salad. They'll keep for a week in the fridge and need to be made at least two days before you want to eat them.
Making a stock from the turkey allows you to then treat yourself to this warming, satisfying soup - the ultimate in comfort food, with cream, rice and vegetables added to the turkey and ham.
This elegant recipe features a mixture of flavours that is totally sublime… perfect for entertaining during the winter months.
Mascarpone has both a richness and lightness that makes it the ideal ingredient for summery desserts. Add plenty of seasonal berries and you'll be in heaven!
Who says risotto has to be stirred? Well, yes, if it's a classic one, but this tastes every bit as good and is just left to its own devices on the hob. Brilliant with braised meat dishes and casseroles.
Although moussaka is a Greek classic, Delia has added an Italian element with a ricotta topping for a creamy and lighter touch than the traditional bechamel sauce.
This sumptuous fish dish tastes a million dollars yet can be assembled and cooked in just 10 minutes - who says special-occasion food demands all day in the kitchen?
Although leeks are the traditional ingredient in a vichyssoise, the inclusion of lemon grass instead gives the soup a wonderful citrusy oriental flavour that really lends itself to serving chilled.
Cooking meat in wine adds flavour and prevents it from drying out, which is why this recipe is such a failsafe when entertaining. The Parmesan mashed potatoes are a wonderful accompaniment and keep the Italian vibe going.
Spread home-made tartare sauce, breadcrumbs and cheese over any white fish fillets for a lunch or supper dish in minutes. Who says fast food is a bad idea?
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