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Diana Henry recipes

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Featuring spectacular seasonal ingredients, try award-winning food writer Diana Henry's finest recipes, from decadent desserts to comforting family classics.

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  • Chocolate & lime cake on a platter

    Chocolate & lime cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.15 ratings

    Give chocolate cake a zesty lift with lime buttercream filling, chocolate and lime icing and candied zest to decorate – an irresistible flavour pairing

  • A bowl of buttermilk, brown sugar & rye bread ice cream with a spoon alongside

    Buttermilk, brown sugar & rye bread ice cream

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Try buttermilk ice cream instead of vanilla — it has the same richness but is balanced by a nice acidity. Garnish with crispy caramelised breadcrumbs

  • A lemon & buttermilk pound cake with the first slice cut

    Lemon & buttermilk pound cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.44 ratings

    This buttermilk pound cake has a dense, moist crumb and bags of lemon flavour to cut through the richness. Make it for afternoon tea or for a summer picnic

  • Cod and potato tortilla in frying pan

    Salt cod tortilla

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Use salt cod to make a tortilla that bit more special – this is a real feast and the texture of the fish works well with potatoes. Also delicious served cold

  • Sesame prawn toast served on a plate with soy sauce

    Sesame prawn toast

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.20 ratings

    Use up leftover bread to make that classic Chinese starter – sesame prawn toast. Serve with soy or a sweet & sour sauce for dipping

  • Stir-fried greens with fish sauce served in a pan

    Stir-fried greens with fish sauce

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Cook these salty-sweet stir-fried greens with cabbage and broccoli. It's a quick and easy Asian-style side dish where the fish sauce lends depth of flavour

  • Prawn, pumpkin & coconut stew served in a pan

    Prawn, pumpkin & coconut stew

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.27 ratings

    Cook an exotic, Asian-style stew of prawn and pumpkin for an easy-to-make yet impressive dinner. Serve with rice if you like

  • Klump served in a casserole dish

    Klump

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Try this German-inspired dish, packed with potatoes, bacon, pears and kale. It's a great way to get through leftovers – swap the bacon for ham if preferred

  • 3 apple, cream, crumble and cardamom desserts in glass serving jars with hazelnuts on top

    Apple, cream & spiced rye crumble pots

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Combine layers of stewed apple, cardamon-flavoured rye breadcrumbs and whipped cream in this Scandinavian-inspired dessert that's fabulous for a dinner party

  • A plate serving torrijas with sherry

    Torrijas with sherry

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Torrijas are basically Spanish ‘French toast’, or eggy bread in English! Serve with honey and yogurt for breakfast, or fruit and ice cream for dessert

  • A casserole dish serving Spanish lamb with sherry, honey & peppers

    Spanish lamb with sherry, honey & peppers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 ratings

    Open a bottle of sherry for this hearty lamb casserole, rich with sweet and savoury flavours. However, if you don't have saffron, just leave it out

  • A plate serving roast pork belly with caramelised peanut sauce

    Roast pork belly with caramelised peanut sauce

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Need a dinner party dish to impress? Roast pork belly is always popular and with added spice and an addictive peanut sauce, this will win your guests over

  • A bowl filled with khatti dhal with a spoon on the side

    Khatti dhal

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.20 ratings

    Serve this tasty, healthy dhal as a vegetarian main meal or side dish. Adding tamarind to the lentils delivers fabulous sweet and sour flavour

  • A serving dish with 3 portions of Indian spiced salmon

    Indian spiced salmon

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.16 ratings

    Spice up your salmon for an easy midweek meal with a bit of wow factor, or even for a casual dinner party. Indian spices and tamarind bring depth of flavour

  • Rhubarb and ricotta bread & butter pudding

    Rhubarb and ricotta bread & butter pudding

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.9 ratings

    This indulgent spring bread and butter pudding is full of seasonal rhubarb and rich ricotta, perfect for entertaining a crowd with a sweet tooth

  • Russian shashlik with rhubarb sauce

    Russian shashlik with rhubarb sauce

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    These Russian kebabs are made with succulent lamb and a vibrant rhubarb sauce. They make an ideal sharing platter for a spring dinner with friends

  • Purple sprouting broccoli & kale gratin

    Purple sprouting broccoli & kale gratin

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    This dish is easy to make and everyone loves a creamy, cheesy gratin. Pile in the greens with plenty of kale and broccoli, then top with parmesan

  • Espresso, hazelnut & chocolate shortbread

    Espresso, hazelnut & chocolate shortbread

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    These biscuits are the perfect blend of rich coffee, dark chocolate and toasted nuts. Simple to make, they're ideal if you're sharing a cuppa with friends

  • Chicken, leek and cider pie 2016

    Chicken, leek & cider pie

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.26 ratings

    There's nothing nicer than a warming chicken pie with crisp, golden-brown puff pastry and creamy, rich sauce

  • Rye pizza with figs, fennel, gorgonzola & hazelnuts

    Rye pizza with figs, fennel, gorgonzola & hazelnuts

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Give your pizza a gourmet makeover with sensational ingredients, including tangy Italian cheese and sweet ripe figs – perfect for lunchtime entertaining

  • Pear and hazelnut dartois 2016

    Pear & hazelnut dartois

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    A dartois is a delicate puff pastry tart, filled with frangipane and fresh fruit - a winning dessert if you're entertaining guests

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