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Asparagus, pea and ham hock tart topped with pea shoots

May recipes

60 Recipes

Use key ingredients at their peak and create a stunning dinner with our seasonal May recipes, from fresh mains to mouth-watering desserts and sides

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  • Pea, asparagus & ham hock tart with the first slice cut out

    Pea, asparagus & ham hock tart

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Nothing says spring more than peas and asparagus. Showcase their grassy sweetness by combining with ham hock in a luxurious quiche, encased in golden, flaky pastry

  • Samphire & crab salad served on a sharing plate

    Samphire & crab salad

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Enjoy this salad as a generous dinner for two, or as a light lunch or supper for four. Samphire sings when paired with crab and this zesty dressing

  • Eton mess scones

    Eton mess scones

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Take the classic strawberry, clotted cream and meringue combo and serve it on easy-to-make scones- irresistible

  • Asparagus & new potato frittata

    Asparagus & new potato frittata

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.91 ratings

    A simple, low-calorie spring main that uses the season's finest ingredients and is ready in just 20 minutes

  • Rhubarb & elderflower cake served garnished with elderflowers on top

    Rhubarb & elderflower cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.28 ratings

    Make the most of vibrant pink rhubarb with a cake which combines its delicious tart flavours and sweet elderflower cordial - a stunning centrepiece!

  • Rhubarb with ice cream in bowls

    Stewed rhubarb

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.19 ratings

    Make the most of this vibrant veg with our easy stewed rhubarb recipe. Perfect for serving over vanilla ice cream for a simple, elegant dessert

  • Lemon & elderflower traybake in squares

    Lemon & elderflower traybake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This clever twist on the classic bakewell has a delicate floral flavour, making it ideal for serving at spring garden parties or bake sales

  • Asparagus & crab salad

    Asparagus & crab salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    This wonderfully fresh dish is full of light, shellfish flavours and makes the perfect start to a relaxed dinner party

  • Pea, bean & bacon tart

    Pea, bean & bacon tart

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make the most of peas and beans with this layered quiche combined with lardons and Parmesan cheese

  • Homemade elderflower cordial

    Homemade elderflower cordial

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.62 ratings

    Fragrant and refreshing, springtime elderflower cordial is easy to make. Mix with sparkling water to create elderflower pressé, or add to wine, prosecco or champagne to start a party in style

  • Gooseberry ice cream

    Gooseberry ice cream

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.8 ratings

    Churning your own frozen dessert is a little effort, but great for using up seasonal fruit

  • Double cheese & spring vegetable tart served on a plate

    Double cheese & spring vegetable tart

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.14 ratings

    This savoury make-ahead tart has a delicious crumbly base – no one will realise it's shop-bought pastry! Fill with goat's cheese and beautiful spring veg including asparagus and fresh peas

  • Pea & broad bean shakshuka

    Pea & broad bean shakshuka

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.29 ratings

    We’ve turned a classic brunch shakshuka dish into more of a sharing main course by adding seasonal spring vegetables like peas, broad beans and asparagus

  • Watercress mashed potato

    Watercress mashed potato

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Creamy mash laced with good-for-you greens makes for a simple, low-fat side that's budget friendly too

  • Rhubarb & custard cake

    Rhubarb & custard cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.248 ratings

    This recipe tastes even better with homegrown rhubarb

  • Crab & asparagus pappardelle served on a plate

    Crab & asparagus pappardelle

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.24 ratings

    Crab is so good to serve in the spring – combined with fresh egg pappardelle and asparagus, it makes a stunning seasonal dish. Pair it with a rocket salad

  • Smacked cucumber chunks on a tray

    Smacked cucumbers

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    These tangy pickles served in soy, rice wine vinegar, garlic and chilli oil will complement other spicy dishes

  • Easy gooseberry cobbler

    Easy gooseberry cobbler

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    This low-fat and satisfying cobbler is the perfect way to end a roast lunch with friends in summer

  • Salmon & spinach with tartare cream

    Salmon & spinach with tartare cream

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.172 ratings

    Ever-versatile salmon is as popular on our shopping lists as chicken. Make the most of it with this impressive recipe

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