dishes to entertain

Blackberry, Lemon & Almond Cake

This is a show-stopping cake. Perfect to mark an autumnal celebration or for an indulgent afternoon tea.

One Pot Veggie Pasta by Amelia Freer

One Pot Veggie Pasta

This one pot, lemony spaghetti is a lovely nod to warmer days ahead, while still offering comfort as we wait. It is, of…

Minute Steak with Roasted Fennel and Arugula and Caper Dressing

Minute Steak, Roasted Fennel with Rocket & Caper Dressing

A lot of people assume that being healthy means that red meat is off the menu. But I'm delighted to say that it's very much…

Amelia Freer's Chocolate and Raspberry Pots

Chocolate Raspberry Pots

Usually pudding in my house is a simple portion of fresh, seasonal fruit. However, sometimes the occasion calls for an extra…

One-Tray Winter Roasted Salad

One-Tray Roasted Winter Salad

Roasted salads are a total game-changer for me. However sceptical you may be – just give it a go. The textures soften and…

Creamy Cod with Fennel and Leak by Amelia Freer

Creamy Lemon Cod with Fennel & Leeks

This creamy, hearty dish feels nourishing for body and soul. With sides of roasted baby potatoes and sautéed kale, this…

soup for the soul

Soup for the Soul

My plant-based version of the classic chicken and lemon soup. Here, chickpeas provide the protein and give a deliciously…

Autumn Salad with Artichokes and Beetroot

Autumn Salad

This multi-coloured and vibrant, warm roasted salad is a real celebration of autumn, my favourite month. The recipe is very…

Nut Roast Served with a Rich Tomato Sauce

This is a lovely wintery nut roast that is wonderful for a Sunday lunch alternative to the meat roast or just a delicious…


Smörgåsbord Platter

This festive Smörgåsbord Platter has to be the most exquisite way to serve a crowd a feast of colour, flavour and goodness,…

Grilled Seabass with Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus with Fish

This is such an elegant way to cook fish: fast and easy which lends a smoky taste of charcoal grills from Greek Islands…

Baked Trout on a Bed of Vegetables

Baked Trout on a Bed of Vegetables

If you can get your hands on some fresh trout, it is one of the most delicious, delicate fishes to enjoy. And, as an oily…

Aubergine & Chickpea Curry | Waitrose Aubergine & Chickpea Curry

Aubergine & Chickpea Curry

This is a bowl of warming, wholesome, nutritious goodness; containing many essential vitamins and minerals, as well as…

Smoked Salmon & Buckwheat Toast Canapé

Smoked Salmon & Buckwheat Toast Canapé

These are very popular appetisers and look fabulous with their contrasting colours. This is a bit of a Christmas morning…

Root Vegetable Crisps with Herb Salt

Homemade Root Vegetable Crisps, Herb Salt

These homemade root vegetable crisps are easy to make and cost the fraction of the price of commercial alternatives.…

Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini & Miso Dipping Sauce

Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini & Miso Dipping Sauce

Cauliflower contains a variety of nutrients including fibre, and vitamin C - which helps support our immune system. It is…

Zingy Turkey Pâté

Zingy Turkey Pâté

Making pots of healthy pâté to dip crudités into, to spoon generously onto little gem lettuce boats, or to top hearty…

Broad Bin Dip with crudite

Broad Bean Dip with Crunchy Veg

Broad beans are still one of those wonderful vegetables that are absolutely at their best when in season.

English Summer Garden Salad

Garden Summer Salad

A beautiful salad is the epitome of summer when we are blessed with an abundance of resplendent seasonal produce.

Ribbon Zucchini Salad with Rocket, Feta & Hazelnuts

Ribbon Zucchini Salad with Rocket, Feta & Hazelnuts

Both rocket and zucchini are in season throughout June to October so this exquisite summer salad can really be enjoyed all…