Dates are a versatile fruit that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways, from sweet to savory dishes. Known for their natural sweetness and chewy texture, dates are in season in autumn and winter. Whether you’re looking for decadent dessert or vibrant Middle Eastern-style salad, our recipes have you covered.
There’s Neil Perry and Richard Purdue’s vegetarian tagine and lamb cutlets served with date and almond salad, plus salads, chutneys and roast pork dishes. For dessert, we have date slices, dairy-free cakes, date pithiviers and, of course, sticky date puddings.
Here are our best recipes with dates.