• 900g/2lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed
  • 20g/¾oz butter
  • 4 tsp sunflower oil
  • 150g/5oz bacon lardons (or rindless back bacon, cut into short fat strips)
  • 20g/¾oz flaked almonds
  • 400ml/14fl oz double cream
  • 2½ tsp lemon juice
  • 5½ tbsp fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 4 tbsp freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

Beetroot's health benefits

Simple to make these delightful infused beetroot canapés making entertaining so easy, but pack a punch with their taste combinations.

Honey & Ginger Baby Beetroot & Smoked Mackerel Canapés, Mini Toasts with Juniperberry & Black Pepper Beetroot, Walnuts and Herby Cream Cheese, Sweet Chilli Rosebud Beetroot Wrapped in Pastrami & a Dab of Horseradish, Served on Cocktail Sticks

Makes: about 20-25 canapés
Preparation time: 15 minutes

What better way to enjoy summer vegetables than by dipping them in a velvety sauce enriched with Godminster Cheddar and Brie as well as West Country cider? This delicious fondue brings together classic English flavours with a lighter twist by inviting you to dip steamed asparagus spears and buttery new potatoes.

Serves: 4
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

Preparation Time:  30 minutes

Cooking Time:  15 minutes

Serves:  4


Try this quick alternative to a regular pizza, which uses naan bread as a base and sweet chilli infused beetroot for bags of taste.


Serves: 4 or 2 as a starter/light lunch

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10-12 minutes

The infused beetroot in this dish makes for a lively and flavour-packed lunch. The sweet potato will keep you going right through the afternoon.

Serves: 4 as a light lunch with salad
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes