Sample recipes from River Cottage Every Day

Honey and Peanut Butter Booster Bars

These jam-packed near relatives of the flapjack are my antidote to the devil’s work—those big-brand “energy” bars that fester among the c...

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Whole-Wheat Pancakes

Once you start eating these, warm and fluffy from the pan, it’s hard to stop. They’re great for weekend breakfasts, but just as good for ...

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Chicken with Couscous, Honey and Cinnamon 

While I’ve got nothing against a good chicken sandwich, there are many more exciting things you can do with a few shreds of cold roast ch...

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Roast Fish Fillets with Roast Potatoes

Though unconventional, this dish makes a lot of sense. Roasting potatoes to perfection takes a little effort—heating the oil in the roast...

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Scallops with Pea Purée and Ham

I adore scallops, especially when partnered with some salty pork. I often cook them with little nuggets of Mexican chorizo, frying them i...

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Mushy Squash

I call this buttery purée mushy squash because it’s a kind of cold-weather alternative to mushy peas —and I quite often serve this dish w...

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Thai Fish Curry

This looks like a complicated recipe, but it isn’t really. I like to make the paste in double or triple quantities and freeze some, so I ...

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Chicken and Mushroom Casserole with Cider

Somewhere between a stew and a braise, this rich and warming dish is perfect to serve in autumn, perhaps with mushrooms youve gathered y...

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Roast Breast of Lamb with Lemon and Apricots

Breast of lamb is inexpensive yet full of flavor. It is one of those cuts that look a little unpromising, being an odd shape and quite fa...

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Slow-Roast Boned Shoulder of Pork with Chestnut Stuffing

Shoulder of pork, sometimes confusingly also called pork butt or Boston butt is economical and very tasty. It stands up well to long, sl...

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Leeks with Greens

Soft, buttery, wilted leeks bring a lovely sweetness to any kind of lightly cooked cabbage or greens. This simple preparation is one I tu...

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Seedy Spinach Salad

Obviously this is not seedy in the moral sense—far from it. Indeed it’s full of virtues, being packed with lovely, healthy, lightly toast...

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Green Beans with Tomatoes

I always enjoy this combination of tender green beans and garlicky tomatoes during summer and autumn. It can be served as part of an al f...

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Roast Carrots with Butter, Cumin and Orange

This is particularly lovely made with young summer carrots, freshly pulled and no more than thumb thick. Don’t peel them unless you reall...

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