Flecked with sea salt and thyme, whipped up into a delicious cake or cooked with fish and artichokes, butter is one of the most versatile ingredients in the kitchen, writes Nigel Slater
Nigel Slater's pear and hazelnut cake. A bit of a lengthy process but totally worth it. Great warm as pud with vanilla ice cream.
Nigel Slater: make the most of the new season's bounty. Blue cheese mash with cavolo nero, a gratin of pumpkin and borlotti beans, and raspberry hazelnut tartlets
Caldo Verde (Portuguese) Potato & Greens Soup) With Goats Cheese Toasts