Main courses

Recipes and cooking tips for inspirational main dishes.

  • 21 Ching He Huang's shredded duck and cucumber lettuce 'wraps'
    Ching says: "This recipe is super easy. Marinade the duck legs with Chinese seasonings and roast in a hot oven. Shred the meat and serve in gem lettuce leave 'wraps', garnished with cucumber...

  • 22 Aldo Zilli's salmon stuffed with spinach, with dill sauce
    Aldo says: "This dish is incredibly popular with my customers. It's a very easy recipe that looks fantastic on the plate, so if you want to impress your friends, give this a try." Preparation...

  • 23 Homemade hot dog bun and BBQ tips from The Fabulous Baker Brothers
    Tom tells us how to make the ultimate gourmet hot dog bun: "Don't just serve your sausage in any cheap bap; it's time to go the whole hog at your Big BBQ with a Baker Brothers Ultimate Hot...

  • 24 Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's new potato, halloumi and tomato kebab
    Hugh says: "Salty, chewy halloumi goes perfectly with barbecued summer vegetables..." Serves 4 Ingredients 250g small, waxy new potatoes, such as Ratte, Anya, Charlotte or Pink Fir Apple 450g...

  • 25 Barbecued steaks with a piquant red pepper sauce by Gordon Ramsay
    Serves 4 Ingredients 4 - 6 beef steaks, about 200g each 2 tsp sweet hot smoked paprika 2 tsp pink peppercorns, lightly crushed 1 glass red wine 6 - 7 tbsp olive oil 2 red peppers 4 garlic cloves (unpeeled) 2...

  • 26 Lowri Turner's radish, avocado and pumpkin seed salad
    Lowri says: "This is a quick and easy, but incredibly nutritious midweek supper. Avocado and pumpkin seeds are both packed full of healthy omega 3 fats which are great for your heart, skin and brain....

  • 27 Summer salads with a citrus twist
    The heatwave is in full swing, the sun is shining and it's time to pack your suitcase and jet off to a beautiful beach where you can lie back in your bikini and dip your toes into the sparkling...

  • 28 Beetroot, walnut and grapefruit salad with goat's cheese
    Sweet, earthy beetroot and tangy goats’ cheese are a classic combination. Buttery baby leaf spinach, fiery rocket and spicy watercress help cut through the goat’s cheese and highlight the sweetness...

  • 29 Moroccan sweet potato and prawn salad
    Quick and easy to make and full of flavour. This dish will be sure to impress. Baby leaves such as spinach, red chard and little gem are sweet and tender, making them a great background to the smokiness...

  • 30 Delicious recipes from Gordon Ramsay's restaurants
    Victoria Beckham has often been seen dining in Gordon Ramsay's restaurants over the years. When the Beckham family relocated to London recently from LA, one of the fashion designer's first culinary...

  • 31 Assiette of Pyrenean lamb with spring vegetables and thyme jus from Petrus
    Serves 4 This is a great seasonal dish bursting with spring flavours. Ask your butcher to prepare the lamb for you according to the recipe below. Also ask him to give you the bones to make the sauce....

  • 32 Gwyneth Paltrow's lamb tagine with squash and chickpeas
    Serves 4-6 Preparation time 15 minutes, plus marinating and resting Cooking time 2 ½ hrs Ingredients • 100g/4oz coriander leaves, plus 2 tbsp roughly chopped for serving • 6 cloves...

  • 33 Luke Thomas's rib of Welsh beef with peppercorn sauce
    Ingredients 4 8oz ribeye steaks Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 3 tbsp olive oil Small bunch of thyme 1/2 head of garlic 1 shallot, minced 2 garlic cloves, minced 4 tbsp green jar peppercorns 50ml...

  • 34 Yotam Ottolenghi's artichoke and pearled spelt salad
    Dish type: Salad Serves 4 Ingredients 3 large globe artichokes 4 medium lemons, juiced (150ml) 2 bay leaves 2 sprigs fresh thyme 4 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced 125ml white wine 60ml olive...

  • 35 Marco Pierre White's rump of lamb with fresh mint sauce
    Dish type: Lamb Serves: 8 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 8 hours 30 minutes Ingredients 1 Knorr Lamb or Chicken Stock cube 1tbsp olive oil 1–2tsps finely chopped fresh thyme 8...

  • 36 Marco Pierre White's lamb shanks stockpot
    Dish type: Lamb Serves: 8 Preparation time: 20 Cooking time: 180 Ingredients 8 small or 4 large (350g) lamb shanks 1 Knorr Chicken Stock Pot 2-3 tbsp tomato paste 30ml dark soy sauce or reduced salt...

  • 37 Marco Pierre White's indulgent herbed lamb chops
    Dish type: Lamb Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 Cooking time: 15 Ingredients 1 Knorr Lamb Stock Cube 1tbsp olive oil 8 lamb chops 4–6tsps Dijon mustard, for coating 15g pack fresh chives,...

  • 38 Tuna with white beans and artichokes
    Ingredients 4 x 180g tuna steaks 300g cooked cannellini beans 10 cherry tomatoes, halved 4 marinated artichoke hearts, sliced 2 shallots, finely chopped 1 tbsp chopped chives 1 tsp chopped rosemary extra...

  • 39 Pappardelle with ragu
    Ingredients Extra virgin olive oil 75g pancetta, diced 400g slow-roasted shoulder of pork, shredded 1 onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely diced 1 celery stalk, finely sliced 1 tsp dried oregano 2 garlic...

  • 40 Tenderstem Broccoli and Seafood Pie
    Dish type: Pie, Fish This creamy, comforting pie is wonderfully versatile, as it’s simple enough to serve as a family supper or Sunday lunch, yet impressive enough to serve as a dinner party main...



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