Recipes

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Potato and Asparagus Bake

Potato and Asparagus Bake

Potato and Asparagus Bake

Whip up a quick and tasty side dish to serve for dinner.

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Baked Parmesan Chicken

Baked Chicken Breasts with Parmesan

Baked Parmesan Chicken

Check out our Easy Baked Chicken with Parmesan and Paprika.

Cauliflower and Broccoli Casserole

Cauliflower and Broccoli Casserole with Ham

Cauliflower and Broccoli Casserole

Enjoy this Cauliflower and Broccoli Casserole with Ham in a healthier cauliflower ‘cream sauce.’

Healthy Shepherd’s Pie

Healthy shepherd's pie ready to be eaten

Healthy Shepherd’s Pie

This healthy version is worth making from scratch.

Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn

Take advantage of the summer’s fresh sweet corn, and try Mexican Street Corn.

Budget Broccoli Bruschetta

budget broccoli bruschetta

Budget Broccoli Bruschetta

Move beyond traditional toast condiments and try our Budget Broccoli Bruschetta.

Fruit Mince Tarts

Fruit Mince Tarts

Fruit Mince Tarts

Both festive and tasty, you’ll have trouble stopping at just one of our Fruit Mince ...

Christmas leftovers: tasty tips for excess food

Leftover Christmas food used to make crispy turkey nuggets

Christmas leftovers: tasty tips for excess food

See what you can rustle up with the traditional Christmas leftovers.

Pickled Eggs

Pickled Eggs

Pickled Eggs

These Pickled Eggs make a cheap, healthy and tasty snack.

Cakes & Baking

Lovely Lemon Slice

Our Lemon Slice is delightfully tasty and not too tart.

Lemon Slice

Carrot Cake Cookies

Satisfy that sweet tooth with these carrot cake cookies.

Cookies not a Cake

Lemon and Poppy Seed Loaf

Our Lemon and Poppy Seed Loaf is fuss-free and deliciously moist.

Afternoon tea sorted

Chicken

One-Pan Italian Chicken

With no mess or fuss, our hearty One-Pan Italian Chicken will satisfy your tongue and belly.

Chicken for two

Chicken and Mushroom Risotto

For a simple and inexpensive dinner, try our Chicken and Mushroom Risotto

Dinner on a budget

Peanut Curried Chicken

This fragrant, Asian inspired dish is simple and quick to prepare.

Coconut chicken

Desserts

Pear and Rhubarb Crumble

As the weather cools down, warm fruit crumbles come back onto the scene. This recipe using pear and rhubarb has a beautiful colour and has a great balance tart and sweet.

Whip up a tart

Baked Egg Custard

With only five ingredients, this is an easy and inexpensive dessert that everyone will love.

Egg Custard

Easy No-Bake Toblerone Slice

This delicious Easy No-Bake Toblerone Slice is not for the faint-hearted.

No-bake Slice

Party Food

Baked Rice Paper Spring Rolls

Love spring rolls but trying to avoid all that oil? Try our Baked Rice Paper Spring Rolls.

Baked not fried

Drew’s Scotch Eggs

Drew’s Scotch Eggs are an oven-baked version of a fried favourite.

Baked not fried

Mexican Quesadillas

This colourful Mexican Quesadilla recipe will prove irresistible to anyone.

Mexican Quesadillas

Salads

Tangy Chicken and Rice Salad

Our Tangy Chicken and Rice Salad is an easy meal to prepare in advance.

Healthy is delicious

Chicken Waldorf Salad

Enjoy a twist on an old classic. This Chicken Waldorf Salad makes for a great lunch or party side.

A new favourite

Tangy Cucumber Salad

Our Tangy Cucumber Salad is a refreshing salad that can stand on its own or stuffed in your sandwich.

A new favourite

Pastas

Baked Mushroom and Ham Pasta

Ham, cheese, mushrooms and pasta, what’s not to love in this great pasta bake?

Comfort food

MasterChef Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Mac ‘n’ Cheese is the ultimate comfort food. This recipe is an absolute winner, taken from the MasterChef: Street Food of the World. Yummy.

Comfort food

Garlic and Basil Chicken Pasta

Using fresh ingredients, this Garlic and Basil Chicken Pasta is a light and flavourful way to enjoy those last bits of summer produce.

Chicken pasta

Healthy Recipes

Baked Chicken Parcels

These chicken and tomato parcels only take about 30 minutes to make.

Bon appetit!

Simple Broad Bean and Mint Salad

This Broad Bean and Mint Salad is fast and fresh.

Spring beans

Lean and Healthy Hamburgers

A summer BBQ favourite, hamburgers often cop a bad rap in health circles. But not today’s tasty burgers – they’re low in salt, lean and healthier than their fatty, fast-food cousins Ingredients (serves two) Patties 150 grams lean ...

Lean and Healthy

Dinner

MasterChef Italian Meatballs

Treat yourself to these tasty little Italian meatballs known as Polpette.

Feel like Italian?

Potato and Egg Bake

After a cheep and cheerful meal that is also tasty and filling? Then our Potato and Egg Bake is it.

Cheap and cheerful

Pumpkin Curry

This thick, creamy Sri Lankan pumpkin curry is enhanced by bursts of flavour.

Hidden Kitchens of Sri Lanka

Soups

Creamy Coconut and Vegetable Soup

Creamy and nutritious, this vegetable soup makes for a great wintery lunchtime meal.

Vegetarian Soup

One-pot Spring Chicken

This light and tasty One-pot Spring Chicken packs a serious flavour punch.

Healthy and tasty

Lamb Shank and Vegetable Soup

Handed down through the generations and capable of conjuring up many happy memories.

Drew's Lamb Shank and Vegetable Soup

Vegetarian

Crustless Spinach Pie

Enjoy our Crustless Spinach Pie and save time and fuss in the kitchen.

Crustless not tasteless

Cheese and Chive Scones

A savoury twist on the traditional scone, these Cheese and Chive Scones are a great way to get some veggies into your daily diet.

Savoury Scones

Pumpkin Curry

This thick, creamy Sri Lankan pumpkin curry is enhanced by bursts of flavour.

Hidden Kitchens of Sri Lanka

Drinks

Refreshing Lemon Summer Cooler

Enjoy a refreshing and electrolyte-boosting summer drink.

Summer pick-me-up

Five cracking Christmas cocktails

Why not greet your guests with one of these delicious cocktails?

Festive cheer

Tipsy Festive Eggnog

You can, of course, buy shop-bought eggnog but where's the fun in that?

Make your Christmas very merry

Breakfast

Simple Spanish Omelette

Take your tastebuds on a holiday with our Simple Spanish Omelette.

A trip for your tastebuds

Berry Simple Breakfast Crepes

If you’re fed up with toast and cereal to start the day, why not try these delicious Berry Breakfast Crepes?

A delicious breakfast treat

Easy Eggs Benedict

Easy Eggs Benedict is not only friendlier on the waistline, but doesn’t need a qualified chef to get the right results.

An easy version of a classic breakfast dish

Fish

Creamy Fish Pie for One

Our Creamy Fish Pie is so much better than anything you’ll buy at the shop.

Fish pie for one

Tuna Baked Jacket Potato

For a light lunch or dinner, try this super easy Tuna Baked Jacket Potato recipe.

Jacket Potato

Simple Steamed Fish Parcels

You will love the delicate Asian flavour of our Simple Steamed Fish Parcels.

A complete package

Slow Cooker

Saucy Slow-Cooked Beef

Well worth the wait, our Saucy Slow-Cooked Beef will melt in your mouth.

Full of flavour

Irish Beef Stew

Slow cooked and rich in flavour - nothing beats a tasty Irish stew on a cool winter day. Serve with a glass of full bodied red wine and enjoy. Ingredients 1150g Shin beef trimmed and cut in 1 inch cubes (can be substituted ...

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Slow-cooked Chilli

This chilli recipe may take a while to make, but the taste will be difficult to beat

Slow-cooked chilli that’s worth the wait

Beef

Spaghetti Bolognaise Pies

These Bolognaise Pies are low on pastry, so they are a healthier dinner option.

Perfect for sharing

Hoisin Beef and Vegetable Stir-fry

With the right ingredients, you can have fast and delicious Hoisin Beef and Vegetable Stir-fry on your table in under 30 minutes.

Hoisin Beef

Inexpensive Beef Pot Roast

Use an inexpensive cut of beef like chuck roast and turn it into a delicious roast dinner.

Inexpensive Roast

Seafood

Whole Roasted Trout

For many, Friday night is fish’n’chips night. Why not make it healthier with our Roast Trout?

Fish’n’chips tonight

French-Style Chilli Mussels

Treat yourself this weekend with our quick and delicious French-Style Chilli Mussels.

French for dinner

Creamy Salmon Penne

This Creamy Salmon Penne should only be eaten as a treat now and again.

A savoury treat

Lamb

Slow-roasted Lamb with Cumin

This Slow-roasted Lamb with Cumin is a simple, succulent dinner.

A simple lamb recipe

Lebanese Peas with Lamb

This is a quick and warming dish that the whole family will love.

More Peas Please

Spiced Coconut Lamb Curry

A rich and hearty, spiced lamb stew that freezes well.

Fragrant and mild

Pork

Honey Mustard Pork Chops

This recipe for Honey Mustard Pork Chops is simple, delicious and needs minimal preparation.

The other white meat

Mustard Encrusted Pork Roast

This recipe for Mustard Encrusted Pork Roast is simple and delicious.

Pork for dinner?

Failproof BBQ Oven Pork Chops

These BBQ Oven Pork Chops are divine, and an easy fix to the daily dinner grind.

Budget-friendly

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