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.


Christmas sweets

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

Advent cake                                     Honey nut biscuits                           Seville orange curd tart


Pepper and feta cheese tart                Mushroom soup                  Roasted cauliflower steaks with cashew nut cream


No fuss fondant potatoes                   Salmon and potato salad                            Potato peel soup


Drop Scones (Scotch pancakes)

Recipes by chef Mark Sayers

VIDEO:Crab and lobster fish cakes


Recipes from Jill’s pantry