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40 Recipes

Don't miss out on May's blooming bounty.

Asparagus & Parmesan pastries

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(9 ratings)
A chef's favourite treat is ready-rolled pastry. Perfect for a quick, easy, impressive supper, at any time of year
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Risotto with peas & broad beans

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(4 ratings)
Angela Hartnett celebrates sweet and tender seasonal broad beans with this fresh, zingy risotto
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Peas & beans with pancetta & mint

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(1 ratings)
Do something interesting with your greens and serve up a five-a-day favourite, cooked all in one pan
20 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Gooseberry fool

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(8 ratings)
Whip up this yoghurt-based fruity syllabub dessert in only 20 minutes - great for a last minute dinner party
20 minutes
Easy

Garden pea & asparagus mousse

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(2 ratings)
Take advantage of in-season vegetables and make a fresh garden pea and asparagus mousse
3 hours and 30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Gooseberry & almond streusel squares

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(25 ratings)
A rustic, crumbly traybake to enjoy with a cuppa, or with custard for pudding
1 hour and 15 minutes
Easy

Rosé syllabub & sugared strawberries

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(2 ratings)
A stunning but simple dish, the classic syllabub is made special here with rosé wine and zesty lime
1 hour
Easy

Asparagus mousse with ham & red onion salad

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(2 ratings)
Make the mousse up to a day before and leave it to set in the fridge, then all you have to do is top with the salad and serve
40 minutes
Moderately easy

Cucumber & herb triple-deckers

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(2 ratings)
Traditional cucumber sandwiches on brown bread are given a facelift with mint and chive cream cheese
15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Gooseberry jam

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(13 ratings)
Use up a seasonal glut of fruit in a tasty homemade preserve - store it for months or present it as a gift in a rustic hamper
50 minutes
Easy

Gooseberry crumble

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(3 ratings)
Make the most of a seasonal yield with a comforting crumble bake - a crunchy, buttery topping and fruity filling
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

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