Dinner

  • 1 Hoi Sin Chicken Lettuce Cups
    These crisp, fresh parcels are popular appetisers, found on Chinese restaurant menus worldwide. They're perfect whenever you fancy a lighter bite! Serves 2-4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Ready in 10 minutes Ingredients For...

  • 2 Cantonese Beef & Black Bean Noodles
    Based on a traditional recipe from Southern China, the distinctive black bean flavour of this recipe evokes the bustling streets of Hong Kong. Serves 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Ready in 10 minutes...

  • 3 5 healthy Chinese dishes
    Are you on a diet and dreading the weekend, when free time and fun make healthy eating much harder? Well now you can relax. Thanks to Slimming World's latest cookbook, Fakeaways, you can rustle up...

  • 4 Simply Italian: home cooking with the Channel 4 Chiappa sisters
    There's no doubt that mouthwatering Italian dishes such as pizza, pasta and risotto have a great part to play in celebrities such as George Clooney, Madonna, Donatella Versace and Sir Richard Branson all...

  • 5 Speedy vegetable noodles with tofu
    Tofu is a delicious alternative to meat – and it’s just one of the highlights in this sizzling medley of flavours. Serves: 4 Ready in 25 minutes Ingredients 350g dried egg noodles 3 tbsp...

  • 6 Chicken chow mein
    We’ve packed this classic noodle stir-fry with oodles of flavour and an abundance of healthy vegetables. Serves: 4 Ready in 35 minutes, plus marinating Ingredients 4 tbsp light soy sauce 2...

  • 7 Pork in black bean sauce
    Black bean sauce is made from fermented soya beans and it brings a delicious saltiness to Chinese dishes. You’ll find it at most supermarkets. Serves: 4 Ready in 25 minutes, plus marinating Ingredients 500g...

  • 8 Special prawn fried rice
    Our fakeaway version of the takeaway classic is a meal in itself, with every mouthful packed full of juicy prawns and mushrooms.serves 4 ready in 30 minutes --> Serves: 4 Ready in 30 minutes Ingredients 350g...

  • 9 Sweet and sour chicken
    This classic Chinese takeaway dish is all about the contrast of sweet and sour – and in our version it’s the sweetness of the pineapple and the sour hit of the vinegar and soy sauce that will...

  • 10 Chiappa family pizza
    This recipe is super-simple and works really well with an outdoor pizza oven or a regular kitchen oven. Miki’s favourite toppings are mushroom and onion; Emi likes mascarpone, sliced cherry tomatoes...

  • 11 Raviolo with an oozy egg, smoked salmon and griddled asparagus
    We discovered this dish at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Imola, in Emilia Romagna. The head chef there was taught the recipe by his mentor, who cooked this dish for the last king of Italy, Vittorio...

  • 12 7 Easter main course recipe ideas
    Make a feast to remember this Easter Sunday with our top 7 Easter recipe ideas for main courses. From traditional Slow roast spring lamb and Windsor Crown Roast of Lamb with Jewelled Rice Stuffing to Spiced...

  • 13 Top 10 Thai recipes
    Chicken satay, pad Thai, crab cakes and Thai green curry are just a few of the delightful aromatic dishes that make Thai cuisine so famous all over the world. Not to mention the...

  • 14 Delicious low-budget recipes from internet sensation A Girl Called Jack
    A Girl Called Jack 's recipe blog has won Jack Monroe thousands of global readers, the 2013 Fortnum and Mason Judges' Choice Award and internet sensation status to boot. And the Guardian columnist,...

  • 15 10 fabulous fish dishes for a high-protein, low-calorie diet
    As diet trends come and go, one dish will always remain at the top of the health food list. With its high-protein, low-calorie content, fish is the perfect option for a post-workout meal or a delicious...

  • 16 Roasted lamb rump with potatoes, asparagus and mint dressing
    Serves: 2 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Ingredients  1 lean lamb rump portion (weighing 225-375g/8-12oz) Salt and freshly milled black pepper 5ml/1 tsp dried oregano 400g/10oz...

  • 17 Slow roast spring lamb with olives
    Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 2½ hours Ingredients  900g/2lb lean half leg lamb Salt and freshly milled black pepper 30ml/2 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil 6 garlic cloves,...

  • 18 Quick Massaman curry
    Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Ingredients  450g/1lb lean beef or lamb strips 15ml/1 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil 1 onion, peeled and sliced 30ml/2 tbsp Massaman curry...

  • 19 Piquant mini burgers with apple and chilli slaw
    Makes: 10-12 mini burgers Preparation time: 25 minutes plus 20 minutes chilling time Cooking time: under 10 minutes Ingredients  450g/1lb beef mince Salt and freshly milled black pepper Grated zest...

  • 20 Open steak sandwiches
    Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: (Based on a 2cm/¾inch thick steak) Rare: 2½ minutes on each side Medium: 4 minutes on each side Well done: 6 minutes on each side Ingredients  2...



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