Everyday escapes – summer recipes from Denby

Everyday escapes – summer recipes from Denby

As the days are longer and the sun is shining, summer brings with it some extra time for us all to unwind, relax and simply feel happy.

Whether you’re escaping to far flung places summer or making a haven at home, Denby has developed a series of recipes with delicious ideas to elevate dining at home, and find ways to make that holiday feeling last.

With the warmer summer weather comes opportunities meals outside with alfresco brunches, BBQs or picnics in the park, then elevate your favourite takeaway by serving in your favourite Denby pieces.

Recreate holiday moments on your plate, with adventurous recipes that bring memories to life using colourful summer ingredients, bursting with fresh flavour.

Griddled courgette salad

2 medium courgettes, sliced into 2cm pieces
Olive oil
1 jar roasted peppers
1 Big handful of rocket
50g pine nuts
1tsp Fresh lemon thyme leaves
Small handful red amaranth (optional)
1tbsp white wine vinegar


  • Place a griddle pan over a medium heat. In a bowl toss the courgette slices in olive oil and season with a little salt.
  • Cook the courgette slices until they have nicely charred on both sides and leave to cool in a mixing bowl. 
  • Now add the pine nuts to the griddle pan, once toasted add the courgettes. 
  • Drain the peppers, slice and add to the bowl. Keeping 2-3 tbsp of the liquid back for dressing.
  • Add the rocket and thyme leaves. 
  • Pour over the reserved pepper water and white wine vinegar. Give all the ingredients a mix and place into a serving bowl. 

Denby Kiln Pasta Bowl
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Salmon and courgette kebabs with rose harissa

6oog salmon 
2tbsp olive oil
2tbsp rose harissa
Small handful chopped parsley
Zest of 1 lemon
2 medium courgettes


  • Take 8 wooden skewers and soak for 30 minutes in water. 
  • Cut the salmon into 4-5cm chunks and place into a bowl. 
  • Cut the courgettes into a similar size as the salmon and add to the bowl. 
  • Add all the other ingredients and toss everything together. Thread the salmon and courgette onto the skewers. 
  • Cook either on a hot bbq or under a hot grill for about 10 minutes, turning every so often. 

Denby Impression Spiral Dinner Plate
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Carrot and courgette rosti, poached egg and yoghurt dressing

1 medium courgette
1 medium carrot
1 medium potato
3 large eggs
1tbsp plain flour
½ tsp baking powder
4 tbsp vegetable oil for frying
3tbsp Greek yoghurt
1tbsp chopped mint and coriander
¼ tsp chilli flakes


  • Coarsely grate the courgette, carrot and potato. Place into a clean t-towel and squeeze out any excess water. Place into a bowl.
  • Add 1 of the eggs, flour, baking powder and season with salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • For the yoghurt dressing, simply mix the yoghurt, mint and coriander with the chilli flakes and a pinch of salt. 
  • Divide the rosti mix into 4 balls and then flatten to from a rough patty. 
  • Warm the oil over a low-medium heat in a non-stick frying pan, when hot, cook the rosti until golden and crisp, flip and cook on the other side until crisp and golden. Drain on kitchen roll. 
  • Whilst the rosti are cooking poached your eggs until soft. 
  • Place the rosti on to serving plates, top with a poached egg. Spoon over the yoghurt dressing and serve with some dressed rocket. 
  • Serve on a Denby Impression platter

Denby Impression Accent medium platter
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Summer cordial punch

Elderflower cordial

For a really refreshing drink on a hot summer day. Take a glass and add some ice, a few sliced strawberries and ribbons of cucumber. Squeeze in the juice of ½ lemon, add 25ml elderflower cordial, 25ml grenadine and top with lemonade.

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Has that left you with a little inspiration for summer dining? Head to Denby Outlet for tableware that’s tough enough for everyday and stunning enough for best.