Vegetarian: Pizza party

Turn your takeaway nights into a pizza-making party with these saucy veg and cheese numbers.

A potato pizza is one of my favourites – so simple, not too many ingredients and a thing of perfection. Sapphire potatoes are ideal for pizza, as they're quite dry and...
Here are 50 of our favourite vegetarian recipes, from pea and ricotta fritti to cauliflower cheese.
This pizza topping uses a classic flavour combination, sweet fig balanced out with a creamy piquant blue cheese. The mascarpone and vincotto add an extra element...
With more than half the population believed to be of Italian descent, it should come as no surprise that Argentines have their own style of pizza. The fugazzeta –...
I wanted to whip up something quick and easy to eat while watching a movie. I’d previously made this Greek yoghurt pizza base and here it made a triumphant return...

In season: Artichoke

The artichoke is part of the thistle family and is of Mediterranean origins. It is technically the flower bud that hasn't bloomed and when cooking it, bring to the boil and reduce heat to simmer until the outer leaves can easily be pulled off.

Artichokes are traditionally served as an antipasto or a snack with drinks. This impressive winter vegetable is an excellent digestive, eaten raw or infused in a...
Burrata is a fresh ball of cheese with stretched mozzarella on the outside and a buttery mixture of shredded mozzarella and cream on the inside. This recipe comes...
In my opinion, Jerusalem artichokes are highly underrated (and underutilised!). Roasting brings out the sweet nuttiness of this fabulous root vegetable – perfect...
Jerusalem artichokes are well loved in the city but have actually got nothing to do with it; not officially anyway. The name is a distortion of the Italian name...
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Homemade bread

Flour, flour everywhere with freshly baked bread. These DIY loaves will have your house smelling like a bakery in no time.

“Inspired by a New York times recipe, this is a wonderfully rustic loaf of bread that requires literally no skills to make. All you need is a cast iron, ceramic or...
I have a thing for savoury breads that border on being cakes: from zucchini bread to jalapeno cornbread. I've taken inspiration from those and today I...
Here's a recipe for Arabic ring-shaped bread covered in sesame seeds. They're as common to Lebanon as bagels in NYC. Enjoy them plain as an afternoon snack or...
While this Italian flatbread originates from Liguria, there are variations all over Italy including versions with cheese, tomato, potato and capsicum. Meyer...
A Uruguyan sweet bread studded with fruit and nuts, that's traditionally enjoyed on Christmas Eve.