Slow Food members have tried and tested some of their favourite recipes and present them here for visitors to have a go. All recipes are based on seasonal food, easy to cook, affordable and use locally produced ingredients where possible.

If you have a family favourite or a traditional or local dish that should be rediscovered, please send the recipe and, if possible, a photo to the Editor.

Bon appetit.



Vegetable soup                                                      Mushroom soup


Pepper and feta cheese tart                                      Roasted cauliflower steaks                                          Flatbreads


No fuss fondant potatoes                                       Salmon and potato salad                                              Potato peel soup

Cooking with beer

Braised ox cheeks                                                  Ultimate Toad in the Hole                                               Beef and ale pie


Drop Scones (Scotch pancakes)

Christmas sweets

Mince Pies                                                               Bolo Rei (Three Kings’ cake)                                     Eliza Acton’s Christmas pudding (1845)

Advent cake                                                            Honey nut biscuits                                                 Seville orange curd tart


Recipes by chef Mark Sayers

VIDEO:Crab and lobster fish cakes


Recipes from Jill’s pantry