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Celebrate summer with our sizzling seasonal recipes. From fresh salads and family meals to cooling drinks and fruity desserts, al fresco dining will be a breeze.


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  • Large summer salad on a plate


    Celebrate summer with our selection of luscious dishes, including fresh salads, light main meals and fruity desserts – all perfect for al fresco dining.

  • Ratatouille tart with flaky cheddar & thyme pastry on a white table


    Let this delicately flavoured vegetable take centre stage with our top-rated courgette recipes – including salads, courgetti, soups, frittatas and even cakes.

  • Runner beans in a pan with hazelnuts

    Runner bean

    Use up a summer glut or a bag of frozen runner beans in a wide range of pasta recipes, salads and side dishes, as well as aromatic curries.

  • Cheesecake topped with peach slices and streusel

    Summer dessert

    Make one of these tempting puds to round off a summer menu. Try a fruity trifle, cheesecake or lemon tart – there's plenty of dessert inspiration here.

  • A selection of baked chicken drumsticks on a plate

    Summer family

    Feed the whole family with our selection of kid-friendly summer recipes, from barbecue staples and one-pan traybakes, to light salads and fruity desserts.

  • Elderflower crunch cake


    Explore the great outdoors and forage for this springtime blossom. It can be used to make cordials, cakes, cocktails and much more.

  • Mint, basil and peach salad with quinoa in a bowl

    Vegetarian summer

    We've got vibrant vegetarian recipes for summer using fresh, seasonal flavours, whether you want elegant fine dining or a relaxed meal with friends

  • Caponata bake topped with cheesy sliced potatoes in a baking dish with broccoli on the side

    Healthy summer recipes

    From salads and light soups to grilled meats and fish, make the most of summer produce with our healthy BBQ, picnic and al fresco recipes.

  • Three-tired sponge cake with berries, icing and flowers

    Summer cake

    Get baking this summer with our gorgeous cakes celebrating seasonal produce. Our recipes include flavours like elderflower, citrus and berries.

  • Strawberry loaf cake on a glass serving platter


    Serve strawberries – cream of the British summer fruit crop – in our cakes, desserts, ice creams and cocktails.

  • Red sea breeze cocktail in a glass with lime slice and straw

    Summer cocktail

    Throw a cocktail party to celebrate summer. We've got many refreshing drink mixes, from tequila sunrise and fruity punches to flavoured gins and spritzes.

  • Two gooseberry & custard pies on a table with a spoon alongside


    Often the unsung hero of summer fruits, gooseberries boast a refreshing tartness that's ideal for crumbles, tarts, jams and drinks.

  • Bowl of courgette soup topped with basil leaves, with crackers

    Summer soup

    These light soups make for a perfect summer lunch. Our selection includes vegan and gluten-free options such as gazpacho, pho, ramen and vegetable soup.

  • Summer roast chicken with tomatoes

    Summer roast

    Give your Sunday roast a summery makeover with these lighter versions of the traditional spread. Pair roast chicken with pilaf, barbecue a leg of lamb or go for baked whole salmon.

  • Potato salad in dish with spoon

    New potato

    Make mini, new potatoes the star of your dish with our easy recipes. These potatoes are packed with plenty of flavour and bite.

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