Main courses

Recipes and cooking tips for inspirational main dishes.

  • 21 Three Bird Yorkshire Roast with Creamed Mash, Cranberry Jus, Apricot Stuffing and Chipolatas
    Serves 4 Ingredients 1 turkey inner fillet (from the breast) or 400g piece of turkey breast 4 pigeon breasts 4 free range or corn fed chicken drums 1 small jar goose fat 1 small handful thyme 60g butter 4...

  • 22 Pistachio, Sage and Cream Cheese Cockerel
    Dish type: Roast Serves 10 Preparation time: 25 minutes plus resting Cooking time: 2 hours 30 mins or as calculated Ingredients 1 x 150g packet garlic and herb Boursin cheese 1 clove garlic, crushed 25g...

  • 23 Zingy Steaks with Warm Potato Salad
    Dish type: Steak Serves 4 Preparation time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 4 x 150g/5½oz thin cut sirloin or minute steaks Salt and freshly milled black pepper 5ml/1tsp dried...

  • 24 Steaks with Tomato and Pepper Sauce
    Dish type: Steak Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: (Based on a 2-3cm/¾-1¼in thick steak): Rare: 3-4 minutes on each side Medium: 4-5 minutes on each side Well done: 6-7 minutes...

  • 25 Sizzling Beef with Pak Choi Noodles
    Dish type: Steak Serves 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating time Cooking time: Under 10 minutes Ingredients 350g/12oz cap rump, cut into thin slices Freshly milled black pepper 30ml/2tbsp...

  • 26 Flat Iron Steaks with Date Infused Barbecue Sauce
    Dish type: Steak Serves 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes, plus marinating time Cooking time: Approximately 50 minutes Ingredients 4 x 175g/6oz lean flat iron steaks Salt and freshly milled black pepper For...

  • 27 Roast Loin of Lamb baked in Bread
    Dish type: Main course Preparation and cooking time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Serves: 8 Ingredients Bread Dough 1.5kg organic plain flour 750ml cold water A good pinch of organic sea salt Lamb 2 x 400g portions...

  • 28 Beef Bourguignon with Potato and Parsnip Mash
    Dish type: Main course Preparation and cooking time: 3 hours (including stewing time) Serves 6 Ingredients Bourguignon 1kg shin of beef, diced 1 stick of cinnamon 1 bay leaf 2 onions 1 leek 4 shallots 3...

  • 29 Roast Chicken with Honey, Butter and Chorizo Stuffing
    Dish type: Main Course Preparation and cooking time: 2 hours Serves: 4 Ingredients 40g (1 ½ oz) Kerrygold butter, now softer 110g (4oz) chorizo, finely chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 clove...

  • 30 Cranberry and Orange Glazed Turkey Crown
    Dish type: Main Course Preparation and cooking time: 2 hours Serves 6 Ingredients 50g/2oz butter Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2kg/4lb 8oz turkey crown, tied 2 red onions, halved and very thinly...

  • 31 Bye Bye Bacteria, Lamb Jalfrezi with Plum Tomatoes
    Dish type: Main Course Serves 4 Cooking and preparation time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Ingredients Olive oil 2 tablespoons nigella seeds 8 garlic cloves, finely chopped 500g (1lb 2oz) lean lamb (preferably...

  • 32 Cold-and-Flu-Preventative Saag with Paneer and Cherry Tomatoes
    Dish type: Side dish Serves: 4 Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients Olive oil 1 tablespoon nigella seeds 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 2 teaspoons mustard seeds 10 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2...

  • 33 Veggie Chilli with Cruncy Tortilla and Avocado Salad
    Dish type: Main course Ingredients Chilli & rice 1 dried smoked chipotle or ancho chilli ½ a fresh red chilli 1 red onion 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika ½ tsp cumin seeds 1–2 garlic...

  • 34 Veal Stroganoff
    Dish type: Meat Ingredients 1 tbsp Olive Oil 750g Veal Leg Steaks, thinly sliced 2 Onions, finely chopped 1 tsp freshly crushed garlic 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 230ml chicken stock 1...

  • 35 Veal Piccata Lemon and Capers
    Dish type: Meat Cook time 20 minutes Serves 4   Ingredients 4 English Rose veal cutlets, pounded thin Salt and pepper Lemon Flour 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp minced garlic 230ml...

  • 36 Veal Saltimbocca
    Dish type: Meat Serves 4 Cook time 35 minutes Ingredients 680g finely sliced English Rose veal medallions from your local butcher 115g sliced prosciutto 230 ml extra virgin olive oil 4 tbsp butter...

  • 37 Sausage Mash-Up
    Serves: 4 Cooking time: About 40 minutes Ingredients: 454g Pork and apple sausages 900g Potatoes, peeled and cut into small chunks 1tbsp Vegetable oil 2 Leeks, washed and cut into large chunks 2...

  • 38 Hearty Sausage One-Pot
    Serves: 4 Cooking time: About 1 hour, 30 minutes Ingredients: 454g Pork & herb, garlic or onion sausages 1tbsp Vegetable oil 1 Onion, roughly chopped 2 Cloves garlic, crushed 150ml Stock 300ml Red...

  • 39 Seitan and corn saute with cilantro and lime
    Isa Chandra from Post Punk Kitchen shares her recipe. Her latest book, "Isa Does It", is available now. Dish type: Main meal Serves: 4 Cooking and preparation time: 25 minutes Ingredients:...

  • 40 Paneer Arancinis with raita
    Dhruv Baker from MasterChef shares his recipe. Ingredients 1 pouch Tilda British Curry Rice 1 tbsp oil 1 shallot, finely chopped ½ red chilli, finely chopped A thumb of ginger 1 clove garlic...



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