These recipes by professional chefs appear on the Allotment Garden TV site and they have accompanying videos that show how to prepare the dish.
Recipe for Prawn & Pine Nut Lettuce Wraps Watch out for a great tip on handling lettuce in the accompanying video
Recipe for Roast Chicken Breast with Creamy Curly Kale. If you thought gourmet cooking took a long time and a lot of effort, this delicious recipe will make you think again.
Recipe for Warm Blue Cheese and Spiced Pear Salad. The video shows how to make the blue cheese filo parcels -easy and quick. This dish is an unusual combination of flavours that works amazingly well.
Recipe for Angela Malik’s Prawn Fried Rice. Filmed at the Angela Malik school of cookery in West London, a complete meal in a wok.
Recipe for Steamed Seabass with Crushed Soya Beans & Chilli Sauce. As the video shows, with Chinese cooking the time is in the preparation, the actual cooking taking but moments in the wok. Filmed at the School of Wok in London
Recipe for Vlad’s Rhubarb Crumble. The video shows how to macerate the rhubarb prior to cooking as well as the fast way to a perfect crumble in the processor, ending by assembling the dish.
Recipe for Pineapple and Coconut Cheesecake. A treat to transport you to the sunny Caribbean regardless of the inclement British weather.
What better way than to enjoy seasonal asparagus than in a nutrient rich, raw salad. Asparagus and eggs go together like bread and butter; here we’ll take a little time to create a deliciously oozing egg with a crispy coating, which will work perfectly.
Steamed puddings are a stalwart in every traditional kitchen repertoire, this recipe leaves behind the heavy, one dimensional reputation and replaces it with a light and sticky pudding that is a joy to eat. Look out for the tip on using greaseproof paper as a lid in the accompanying video
This salad is an absolute delight, whether it’s a light lunch or something to take along to a summer barbecue. The dressing works with any salad, and can be made and kept in a jar in your fridge.
Recipe for Strawberries with Sabayon Sauce Although a little tricky, the video shows you how to make the perfect sabayon sauce to enhance the strawberries or other berry fruits in this simple but sophisticated dish
Recipe for Stir Fried Sichuan Chicken The video of this recipe shows you how to use your wok – as you’d expect from ‘The Wok School’
Summer brings us wonderful delights in the garden and allows us to enjoy light dishes that are packed with flavour. The video shows how easy it is to make your own pasta,
Recipe for Cured Mackerel Sushi. The accompanying video shows you how to fillet a mackerel and how to cook perfect sushi rice before demonstrating how to make your own authentic sushi.
Recipe for Curried parsnip soup with parsnip crisps.The video shows you exactly how to toast the coriander and cumin seeds as well as how to prepare the parsnips for the parsnip crisps to accompany the flavourful curried parsnip soup.