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Courgette and Aubergine Curry

A simple one-pot supper that is warming for the soul. Red split lentils provide a quick-and-easy creamy base without the need to soak them. The coconut and ginger have incredible immune-boosting properties.

Vegetable risotto

The combination of the artichokes and fresh mint really pulls through the risotto with every mouthful.

​Stuffed vegetables

This is a wonderful colourful tray of mixed vegetables, which you can vary according to what’s easily available and in season.

​Pea and spinach soup

This is a refreshing and surprisingly filling cold soup. Not completely raw as the peas are always blanched before being frozen, but it’s certainly got a raw spirit.

Tangy sweet potato salad

Caraway gives warmth and depth to a dish. Use it sparingly, like fennel seeds, and you will be left wondering what the flavour is exactly. But it doesn’t matter, it just tastes very good.

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Lemon cream tart

Fresh strawberries are the perfect accompanyment to this lemon and custard dessert (serves 6-8)

Garden cocktails

Grow the plants that make summer drinks sensational, and try these classic cocktail recipes using ingredients straight from the garden.