Date and banana pikelets from Annabel Crabb

Even basic pikelets are total winners.  Warm from the pan and a little butter.  But these take the prize!  The extra oomph of banana and sweet dates are very hard to beat.

Choc Tahini Date Slice

We’re officially thinking about picnics and can confidently say this vegan, no-bake slice would go down well al fresco.

Spring Frittata

This frittata is a wee bit laborious but well worth it for the custardy texture and evenly cooked fillings. It’s simple, it’s scrumptious, it’s spring!

Sweet pumpkin and apple phyllo – by Open Table

Sweet pumpkin and apple phyllo

A beautiful sweet treat to help you use up autumn produce, this recipe is perfect for afternoon tea with friends. Raid your pantry and see what nuts and seeds you have on hand – this is the perfect opportunity to use up the last little bit in the bottom of a jar or container. 

Broad Bean Bruschetta

Perhaps the quintessential go-to, that no frills smooshing of simple beans on toast.