A slice of comfort: Recipes from the Always Add Lemon cookbook

Autumn bakes and roasts to cosy up with – these recipes from the Always Add Lemon cookbook by Danielle Alvarez are soul food at its heart-warming best.

Buttermilk-marinated chicken with roasted grapes and za’atar

This buttermilk-marinated chicken makes a great alternative Sunday lunch or family feast at any time of year – the roasted grapes are a revelation.

buttermilk-marinated chicken
Benito Martin and Jess Johnson

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Roasted pork rack with caramelised apples and mustard

A classic roasted pork rack, but not as you know it – the flavours are elevated with sweetness from the apples, while the mustard brings a little extra heat.

roasted pork rack
Benito Martin and Jess Johnson

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Roasted John Dory with brown butter, lemon, capers and nori

This John Dory recipe is a delicious twist on a traditional dish – the accompaniments are really bring out the beauty of the fish.

roasted John dory
Benito Martin and Jess Johnson

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Slow-roasted lamb shoulder with white beans and romesco

This slow-roasted lamb shoulder will just melt off the bone. If you’re planning ahead, the beans and romesco can be made the day before.

slow-roasted lamb shoulder with white beans
Benito Martin and Jess Johnson

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Roasted pumpkin stuffed with wild mushrooms and gruyère

Roasted pumpkin makes for a brilliant vegetarian centrepiece, and the addition of the cheese makes this one feel incredibly indulgent.

roasted pumpkin stuffed with wild mushrooms and gruyere
Benito Martin and Jess Johnson

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Greens and onion galette with crème fraîche and Comté

Ready-made pastry makes this greens and onion galette recipe much simpler to whip up than the finished product may suggest.

greens and onion galette
Benito Martin and Jess Johnson

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Cauliflower and smoked cheese gratin

If you love cauliflower cheese, you’ll adore this rich, gooey cauliflower and smoked cheese gratin – comfort food incarnate.

cauliflower and smoked cheese gratin
Benito Martin and Jess Johnson

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Now buy the book!

always add lemon recipesOur recipes are taken from Always Add Lemon by Danielle Alvarez, which is published by Hardie Grant, price £26. To order a copy for £22.10 with free p&p until 15 November go to mailshop.co.uk/books or call 020 3308 9193.