Oriental BBQ ribs

Why not try something Oriental on the barbecue this summer? These fiery salt and pepper ribs are a delicious combination of Szechuan peppercorns, spring onion and red chilli, and marinated in five-spice powder for a flavoursome dish with a real kick.

Blueberry scones

Light and fruity and simply served split open, with the tastiest freshest tasting jam spooned generously on top, these scones are as close to heaven on a plate as you can get.

Yorkshire picnic recipes

If you’re looking forward to weekends stretched out in the sunshine, enjoying good food and good company, Ali Ray has picked Brontë Falls in West Yorkshire as one of the best places in Great Britain to enjoy a romantic picnic.

Rice stuffed avocado

Avocado and black rice might sound unusual bedfellows but Italian Embassy chef (and former MasterChef: The Professionals finalist) Danilo Cortellini has developed this recipe which is delicious.

Slow-cooked shoulder of lamb

Easter is fast approaching and what better meal to cook for your Easter Sunday family roast than slow cooked shoulder of lamb? This recipe includes the traditional accompaniment to lamb – rosemary – and also sweet cooked shallots.

Tatin of Shallots

This tatin of shallots and port with goat’s cheese is a delicious and easy savoury tart tatin, with crisp pastry topped with sweet shallots and finished with creamy goat’s cheese.