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Sussex stewed steak by Miss Foodwise Regula Ysewijn

Sussex stewed steak by Miss Foodwise Regula Ysewijn

Belgian food blogger and self-confessed Britophile Regula Ysewijn of Miss Foodwise shares her recipe for traditional slow-cooked Sussex stewed steak - perfect for taking the chill off of those chilly early spring evenings. Regula recommends using Sussex Red or English Longhorn beef for really authentic flavour, and enjoying with a good stout, porter or ale!

Truffled mutton cutlets by chef Jon Fell

Truffled mutton cutlets by chef Jon Fell

Chef Jon Fell describes his indulgent mutton recipe as "ridiculously over the top but well worth the effort". Truffles are optional but highly recommended - if you're lucky you might even be able to get hold of summer truffles foraged in Surrey and Sussex. If not, try replacing it with a few drops of truffle oil for that unmistakeable flavour.

White chocolate éclairs with hedgerow jam and mascarpone custard by Shirlee Posner

White chocolate éclairs with hedgerow jam and mascarpone custard by Shirlee Posner

Decorated with crystallized rose and violet petals and a few chopped pistachio nuts, these éclairs look stunning and make a lovely handmade treat for special occasions. Presented in wrapped box gives the extra wow factor!

Raspberry and white chocolate no-bake cheesecake with salted caramel base

Raspberry and white chocolate no-bake cheesecake with salted caramel base

This amazing cheesecake really hits the spot, combining a creamy chocolate topping with a base that takes everyone by surprise!

Easter gift to make - chocolate brownies

Easter gift to make - chocolate brownies

Chocolate is synonymous with Easter, and these gooey mocha brownies are little squares of chocolate heaven! Deceptively simple to make, once cooled, cut them into squares, pop in a pretty jar and tie with ribbon for a unique Easter gift.

Mutton kofta curry with chickpeas

Mutton kofta curry with chickpeas

Mutton and Indian cuisine have gone hand in hand for centuries and in the days of the Raj mutton curry became popular in Britain. This delicious mutton kofta curry with chickpeas by food blogger Camilla Hawkins of Fab Food 4 All is medium in heat and perfect for the whole family.

Slow roasted leg of mutton with rosemary and thyme by Jon Fell

Slow roasted leg of mutton with rosemary and thyme by Jon Fell

Mutton doesn't have be cooked in a casserole - here, Jon Fell, Head Chef at Sella Park Hotel in Cumbria, encourages us to roast it, long and slow.

Crispy Sussex fish goujons

Crispy Sussex fish goujons

Freshly made fish goujons dipped in creamy mayonnaise make a tasty change from sandwiches for picnics. You could nip to the shops and buy them, but there really is nothing like making your own. It guarantees beautifully succulent fish and the crispiest batter.

Slow roasted lamb shank with port and redcurrant Jus

Slow roasted lamb shank with port and redcurrant Jus

This recipe was designed exclusively for us by John Walter, Head Chef and Manager of The Lakeside Restaurant at the University of Surrey. What better way to celebrate start of spring than with new season lamb? The slow cooking makes the lamb shank beautifully tender and the port and redcurrant jus adds a lovely fruity richness to the dish.

Strawberry fromage frais mousse

Strawberry fromage frais mousse

Choose the freshest, most luscious strawberries to whisk up a taste sensation with these delightful little mousses.