Main courses

Recipes and cooking tips for inspirational main dishes.

  • 61 Butternut squash risotto
    Serves 4Ingredients200g (7oz) butternut squash, diced3 tbsp olive oil1 red onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, chopped180g (6oz/scant 1 cup) brown risotto rice600ml (1 pint/2½ cups) hot vegetable stock made with 1...

  • 62 Gnocchi with fennel and horseradish by Monica Galetti
    Serves 4IngredientsFor the gnocchi250g cooked organic potatoes (2 large Floury Potatoes cooked in the skin)65g flour1 pinch sea salt1pinch white pepper1tbsp fennel fronds chopped finely1tsp fennel seedFor the sauce 100ml...

  • 63 Lemon chicken with fennel by Monica Galetti
    Serves 2-3Ingredients2 x chicken thighs and legs4tbsp lemon and lime marmalade2 small preserved lemons3 pinches of thyme leaves10 small organic New Potatoes3 FennelSalt and pepperMethod• Preheat oven to 180 degrees...

  • 64 Sesame crisp Thai crab cakes
    Ingredients300g fresh white cooked crab meat3 tbsp fish sauce5 kaffir lime leaves5 tbsp chopped coriander1 diced shallot1 clove crushed garlic1 lime juiced1 egg whiskedCoating:2 eggs whisked100g breadcrumbs100g sesame seedsFlour to...

  • 65 Jerk rosti with coconut prawns
    Serves: 20Preparation time: 20 minsCooking time: 20 minsIngredients• 2 large white potatoes• 2 tsp of Grace Jerk Seasoning• 2 tbsp vegetable oil• 450 grams prawns - peeled and deveined• 1...

  • 66 Dukan burger
    Serves: 2 Preperation: 10 minutes, cook 10 minutes (or more according to taste)Ingredients3 tbsp oat bran4 tbsp low fat fromage frais2 eggs2 tsp baking powder2 low fat beef burgers (5%...

  • 67 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...

  • 68 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'...

  • 69 Jean-Christophe Novelli's summer style steaks
    Preparation Time: 40 minutesCooking Time: 30 minutesServes: 2IngredientsFor the salad:2x 250g thin Freedom Food beef steaksSea salt and freshly ground black Fairtrade pepperDash of Fairtrade olive or rapeseed oil2 cooked...

  • 70 Gary Rhodes's lamb cutlets with creamy mint peas
    Preparation Time: 5 minutesCooking Time: 15 minutesServes: 4Ingredients12 Freedom Food lamb cutlets25-50g softened butterSalt and Fairtrade pepper450g fresh or frozen peas (podded weight if fresh) 100ml Freedom Food double cream...

  • 71 Simple summer dishes from Britain's celebrity chefs
    Five of Britain's top celebrity chefs have shared their favourite recipes using ethical meat, poultry, fish and eggs.The likes of Gary Rhodes, James Martin, Aldo Zilli, Ching He-Huang and Jean-Christophe...

  • 72 Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's new potato, halloumi and tomato kebab
    Hugh says: "Salty, chewy halloumi goes perfectly with barbecued summer vegetables..."Serves 4 Ingredients250g small, waxy new potatoes, such as Ratte, Anya, Charlotte or Pink Fir Apple450g halloumi cheese200g large cherry...

  • 73 Barbecued steaks with a piquant red pepper sauce by Gordon Ramsay
    Serves 4Ingredients4 - 6 beef steaks, about 200g each2 tsp sweet hot smoked paprika2 tsp pink peppercorns, lightly crushed1 glass red wine6 - 7 tbsp olive oil2 red peppers4 garlic...

  • 74 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...

  • 75 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...

  • 76 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...

  • 77 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...

  • 78 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...

  • 79 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...

  • 80 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...



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