This is a quick light meal. Wilted spinach, pancetta and tomatoes are
tossed with penne pasta. –
by Jean Tagliere
Six ingredients come together in minutes for a dish full of flavour. For
a meat-free version of this dish, skip the pancetta and add a full-flavoured
cheese instead, such as crumbled feta.
I make this in the pub I work at and it is very popular. –
Get slow-cooked flavour in just 30 minutes with this easy peasy recipe.
For something different, ladle the chilli over halved toasted ciabatta
rolls rubbed with fresh garlic, sprinkle with grated Cheddar and pop under
the grill till bubbly. A rocket salad on the side completes the meal.
Risotto is comfort food at its best, and you can ring the changes by adding
almost any fresh ingredients you have to hand. This one uses fresh asparagus,
baby carrots and young spring peas and beans. –
by Maggie Pannell
Let the flavour of spring vegetables shine in this simple risotto. If
you're pressed for time, you can use frozen peas and broad beans to skip
Smooth peanut butter, honey, spicy chilli paste and fiery fresh ginger
simmer with chicken stock to make a delicious sauce for Asian noodles.
Garnish with sliced spring onions and more peanuts. –
by AMY BARTHELEMY
Peanut butter is your secret weapon here, which yields a sauce that clings
to the noodles beautifully. Make this meal heartier by adding sliced chicken
or pork or fried tofu.
A mellow Caribbean-style curry of prawns, swordfish, yellow peppers and
spring onions in a sweet tomato coconut sauce. –
by Lynn Lewis
Spice up curry night with Caribbean flavours. This easy recipe uses a
variety of everyday ingredients that results in something deliciously exotic.
Any firm whitefish will work a treat here, and tinned whole plum tomatoes
can be used instead of fresh.
Known as Saltimbocca alla romana, these chicken breasts are a tasty second
course, very easy to make, just a few ingredients are necessary but still
Make this authentic Italian meal in minutes. Serve with a
cheesy polenta and
roasted asparagus, and try this quick
tiramisu for a sweet Italian ending.
Wonderfully tender, these lamb shanks flavoured with white wine and rosemary
are melt-in-your-mouth juicy. –
by Misty Noriega
With some rosemary and white wine, you can throw this together in minutes,
then simply forget about it for a few hours while the lamb slow cooks to
Rosemary roasties make a natural accompaniment, or leave the oven off and try this
veggie mash instead.