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...

Barbecued steaks with lime, tomatoes, and anchovies

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

Lamb cutlets with creole mojo sauce

Serves: 4Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 12-16 minutesIngredients8 lean lamb cutlets or 4 lamb loin chops For the Creole Garlic Marinade (Mojo Criollo):60ml/4tbsp olive or vegetable oil Grated zest...

Charred squid with chimichurri sauce and Brazilian samba rice

Serves: 4Prep time: 15 minutesCooking 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...

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...

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

Serves: 4Prep 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 tortillas4 chicken breasts 6...

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 2...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

St George's Day: 5 diet tips for traditional English dishes

As the nation and its famous English roses celebrate St George's Day – while looking after their waistline – HELLO! Online has 5 diet tips to make that English favourite...



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