Main courses

Recipes and cooking tips for inspirational main dishes.

Jamie Oliver's shepherd's pie

Jamie Oliver says "I believe this is the ultimate shepherd’s pie – a recipe designed to use up leftover roasted meat. Historically, you’ll find it had potato on the bottom, sides...

Lamb cutlets with creole mojo sauce

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 12-16 minutes Ingredients 8 lean lamb cutlets or 4 lamb loin chops For the Creole Garlic Marinade (Mojo Criollo): 60ml/4tbsp olive or vegetable...

Barbecued steaks with lime, tomatoes, and anchovies

Serves 4 Preparation time: 25 minutes, plus marinating time Cooking time (Based on a 2cm/¾-in thick steak): Rare: 2½ minutes on each side Medium: 4 minutes on each side Well done: 6...

Charred squid with chimichurri sauce and Brazilian samba rice

Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients 4 squid or prawns, if preferred (Ask your fishmonger to clean the squid for you) 2 tbsp light olive oil 1 lemon 1 pinch black...

Brazilian BBQ chicken breast wraps with chilli lime sauce and Brazilian samba rice recipe

Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 minutes (Plus at least 2 hours for marinating) Cooking time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients 1 pack of Tilda® Brazilian Samba Rice 1 packet flour tortillas 4 chicken breasts...

A taste of Brazil: 5 recipes for the summer

With all eyes on Brazil as the 2014 World Cup edges towards the grand finale, HELLO! Online has turned to the culinary side of the hosting country to get a taste of the exotic delights Brazil has to offer this...

Tempura of plaice or sole, with spiced potato wedges and sweet chilli dip

Preparation time: 1 hour Serves: 4 Ingredients 8 fillets of plaice/sole (approximately 60g per fillet) trimmed and skinned Potato wedges Tempura batter Plain flour Sweet chilli dip Olive oil...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Seafood Risotto

You’ll find a version of Risotto ai Frutti di Mare at most Italian seaside resorts. It’s Michela’s favourite summer beach food and she eats it every time we hit the shore on our Italian...

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...

Ken Hom’s Thai green curry

Serves: 2 Ingredients 225g boneless chicken breast diced into 1inch pieces 1 tsp light soy sauce 1 tsp shaoxing rice wine 1 tsp sesame oil 1 tsp cornflour 1 tbsp groundnut oil 1 ½ tbsp finely...



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