About Diana Henry

Diana Henry

Diana Henry was named “Cookery Writer of the Year” by the UK’s Guild of Food Writers in 2009 and in 2007 for her column in the Sunday Telegraph. She’s the author of Crazy Water, Pickled LemonsCook SimplePlenty, and most recently, Salt Sugar Smoke. She also writes for several UK magazines, including Country Living, Delicious, and House & Garden. Henry lives in London with her partner and children.

Two blue glass plates with scoops of Turkish coffee ice cream, and a spoon

Turkish Coffee Ice Cream

Folks are saying this is the simplest ice cream recipe they’ve ever made. They’re also calling it the most satisfying.

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Rhubarb Liqueur

Rhubarb Vodka

Rhubarb vodka. Yep. It’s a thing. And you’re going to want to make this tipsy spring tonic again and again and again.

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Herbed ricotta dip with a cutting board covered with carrots, radishes, fava beans

Herbed Ricotta Dip with Spring Vegetables

True story: This luscious little number inspired one toddler to dip and dunk his way through an entire bag of baby carrots. An entire bag. Behold, the power of the dipper!

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A white bowl filled with lentil soup and topped with fried chiles, greek yogurt, and cilantro

Moroccan Lentil Soup

“Amazing.” “Wonderful.” “Warm satisfaction.” “Won the make-it-again award.” “Easy.” “Quick.” That’s what folks are saying about this luxuriously satiating soup.

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Maple Syrup Snow

Maple Syrup Snow

Embrace your inner Laura Ingalls Wilder with this quaint, toffee-like candy made by drizzling maple syrup onto fresh snow. Its provenance may be outdated, but its appeal transcends time.

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Homemade Harissa

Homemade Harissa

In the words of one of our recipe testers, “If this sauce is what Moroccan food is all about, then I’m all in.” Us, too.

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Nectarines in Rose

Poached Nectarines

Simple in execution. Complex as heck in taste. Lovely as can be through and through.

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Pickled Grapes

Pickled Grapes

One taste of these sweetly sour little lovelies and we assure you, you’ll be convinced that yes, the world needs pickled grapes.

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Beet and Carrot Fritters

Beet and Carrot Fritters

Shame we didn’t have these little lovelies on our plates when we were being admonished by our parents to “Eat your veggies!”

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Adobo Marinated Pork Chops

Adobo Marinated Pork Chops

There’s adobo and then there’s adobo. But let’s not get hung up on semantics. Not when these pork chops are waiting to be devoured.

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Autumn Pudding

Wine-Soaked Autumn Pudding

An autumnal take on classic summer pudding that melds booze and berries and apples and plums to really quite lovely effect.

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