Lemon relish

Lemon relish is a delightfully easy and delicious condiment to add to your weeknight dinner repertoire. It’s fresh and zingy and surprisingly sweet despite containing an entire lemon. Delicious alongside crispy-skinned salmon, lemon relish perfectly cuts through the oily richness of the fish. Serve alongside some roasted or char-grilled asparagus, long-stem broccoli, or zucchini. So spring right now.  Lemon relish…

Lemon ice cream

This lemon ice cream contains just three ingredients, can be put together in less than five minutes (plus a couple of hours of freezing time), and is incredibly good. Make it. Make it immediately. Lemon ice cream Recipe from Lois Daish cream 1 cup caster sugar 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons zest and juice of a large Meyer…

Lemon & apple pudding cake

This is a pudding pretending to be a cake, which is a very, very good thing indeed. Slices of apple and ground almonds in a softly-set custard flecked with vanilla seeds. A bit like a bread and butter pudding, but lighter and more elegant. Use organic lemons for this as they really do make a difference. This…

Lemon meringue ice cream

Lemon curd, meringues, cream, Greek yoghurt. You actually can’t go wrong with this recipe and it can as easy or complicated as you feel like being. I felt like being complicated, so I made the lemon curd and meringues myself (I drew the line at making own Greek yoghurt, however). I’ll assume that you feel…

Strawberry & pistachio tart

A heavenly combination of a puff pastry base, spread with tangy lemon curd cream, and covered in strawberries and toasted pistachios. I made this as a birthday cake for a outdoors picnic and can confirm that it goes well with paper cups of bubbly. Strawberry & pistachio tart Adapted from a Dish magazine recipe puff pastry 400g, quality store-bought or homemade; I made…

Lemon meringue pie

It all began on Saturday night with an unusual, but not unheard of decision: lemon meringue pie. I’ve never had great success with lemon meringue pie; soggy pastry, runny lemon curd, watery meringue. I found a recipe by my favourite baking man Dan Lepard, and quickly whizzed up the pastry and made a very tart lemon curd….