Fiery dish: Sichuan sea bass

Sichuan sea bass

Serves 10

Orecchiette with sprouting broccoli s a nice, summery pasta lunch from Puglia

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Serves 4

Fragrant watermelon soup could be served as a starter or dessert

Fragrant watermelon soup

Serves 4-6

You can tempt kids to try fish with Mark's Big Mack

Big Mack

Serves 4

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Serves 4

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Serves 4

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Serves 4

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Serves 4

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Pastilla aux fraises is a sweet version of the savoury Moroccan pie

Pastilla aux fraises

Serves 6

Eat shoots and leaves: Mark Hix gets creative with fresh peas, mangetouts and sugar snaps

English peas and their offsprings, such as mangetouts and sugar snaps, and of course pea shoots and tendrils, are great tossed into a salad. I plant a member of the pea family most years – and end up using more of the shoots and leaves than the actual vegetable itself.

Serve pea and ham fritters as snacks with drinks, or as a starter

Pea and ham fritters

Serves 4-6

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Crispy mackerel and pennywort salad

Serves 4

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