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 minutesReady in 10 minutesIngredientsFor the...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 minutesIngredients 350g dried egg noodles...

  • 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 marinatingIngredients 4 tbsp light soy sauce 2...

  • 7 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 Ingredients350g dried long-grain...

  • 8 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 16

    Quick Massaman curry

    Serves: 4Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 25 minutesIngredients 450g/1lb lean beef or lamb strips15ml/1 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil1 onion, peeled and sliced30ml/2 tbsp Massaman curry paste400ml/14 fl oz can...

  • 17

    Flat iron sirloin steaks with flaming mayonnaise

    Serves: 2Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time:Rare: 2 minutes on each sideMedium Rare: 3-4 minutes on each sideMedium: 5-7 minutes on each sideIngredients 2 lean Flat iron steaksSalt and freshly milled...

  • 18

    Open steak sandwiches

    Serves: 4Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: (Based on a 2cm/¾inch thick steak)Rare: 2½ minutes on each sideMedium: 4 minutes on each sideWell done: 6 minutes on each sideIngredients 2 lean...

  • 19

    Marinated lamb chops with crushed broad beans

    Serves: 2Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating timeCooking time: under 15 minutes Ingredients 4 lean lamb cutlets or chops5ml/1 tsp freshly chopped rosemary leaves1 large garlic clove, peeled and finely...

  • 20

    Slow roast spring lamb with olives

    Serves: 4Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 2½ hoursIngredients 900g/2lb lean half leg lambSalt and freshly milled black pepper30ml/2 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil6 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped2 sprigs...



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