Vegetables

Best carrot recipes - bowl of roasted carrot salad

They’re readily available all year round, although summer carrots are the sweetest – from June to August. While you probably know them by their bright orange colour, they come in a whole host of shades, including yellow, pink and purple – perfect for adding some vibrancy to your plate! Our favourite carrot recipes will show […]

Best parsnip recipes - spiced parsnip soup

Brilliantly versatile, parsnips can be roasted, mashed, added to casseroles and risottos, baked into indulgent gratins, or used to make a gorgeous, savoury tarte tatin. It’s naturally sweet flavour pairs perfectly with warming spices, but is equally happy with savoury flavours of sage, walnuts and pancetta. In the UK, parsnips are at their best from […]

Best Brussels sprout recipes by Jamie Oliver

Haters may hate; but here at Jamie Oliver HQ, we LOVE a Brussels sprout. Simply boiled until just tender (not mushy) and served with a little butter and some black pepper, they’re so, so tasty; but there are many other delicious ways to cook them, too, that may even sway a few sprout doubters… Dismissed […]

Spring greens recipes - a portion of green macaroni cheese made with frozen veg, topped with almond flakes on a plate, with the pasta bake tray and knife and fork in shot.

Beans, spinach, carrots and sweetcorn are firm freezer favourites, but did you know you can also get hold of frozen leeks, butternut squash, broccoli and avocado? It’s worth familiarising yourself with what’s in your supermarket, because it really does taste just as good as the fresh stuff and it has a much longer shelf life, […]

Greek salad aubergine recipes

Aubergines are in season from May to October and are at their best in the later summer months. Look out for firm, glossy, and smooth aubergines. To check if an aubergine is ripe, lightly squeeze it with the tips of your fingers – it should spring back if ripe.  Their texture means they are brilliant […]