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Clementine Hain-Cole cooks and writes about fruit and vegetables for a living. She is Spectator Life’s Seasonal Cook, putting into words her time spent in kitchens across the British Isles and Italy. Follow Clementine on Instagram here.

Recipe: spring chicken casserole with minted Jersey Royals

Our Seasonal Cook brings you a chameleon casserole dish that changes with the seasons

Tuscany Food Map: the best places to eat and drink

From osterias to vineyards, here’s how to make the most of Italy’s most iconic region

Courgette, pea & mint pasta

This simple pasta dish combines the produce of the season with goats cheese and lemon to create a dinner zinging with flavour

The Seasonal Cook: wild garlic scrambled eggs on soda bread

Combine garlic, eggs and homemade bread for a deliciously seasonal meal

The Seasonal Cook: pumpkin & pearl barley risotto

Three months of growing, milking, harvesting and fishing at Ballymaloe set me off on the culinary path I’m still following…

The Seasonal Cook: warm leek & spinach salad

Embrace the flavours of the season with this warming winter salad

The Seasonal Cook: poached pears & cardamom ice cream

Combine poached pears with clementine zest for the perfect seasonal Valentine’s dessert

The Seasonal Cook: cavolo nero, fennel & chickpea soup

Winter soup doesn’t have to be bland: an injection of Italian flavours can transform it from a staple into something superlative

The Seasonal Cook recipe: Borlotti beans & artichoke

A winter dish that rejuvenates the artichoke with Italian flavours

Rome Food Map: where and how to eat in the Italian capital

From lunches and pitstops to aperitivi and markets – how and where the Romans eat

The Seasonal Cook: Blood orange, radicchio and ricotta salad

Our new Seasonal Cook Clementine Hain-Cole shares a winter salad that will set the taste buds zinging