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

Lemon and Poppy Seed Loaf

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

Afternoon tea sorted

Apple, Rum and Raisin Cake

This Apple, Rum and Raisin Cake is a moist cake that stands out for that special occasion.

Butter Cake

Easy Coconut Cake

This is a fairly fail-proof recipe that uses sour cream for an extra moist cake.

Coconut Cake

Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Cooked in the oven, this recipe for Sweet and Sour Chicken is sweet, tangy and oh so delicious.

Tangy chicken

Japanese Chicken Skewers

Japanese BBQ is one of the best in the world. This recipe for Yakitori Chicken Skewers was taken from the new book, MasterChef Street Food.

Japanese Please!

Roast Chicken Dinner for One

Our Roast Chicken and Pumpkin for One is an easy one-pan kind of meal that gives your mealtime the dignity it deserves.

Dinner for one

Desserts

Healthier Banana Chocolate Parfait

These little pots of wonder contain some of the best things in life: banana, chocolate and coconut … and did we mention they’re not bad for you either?

Parfait perfection

No-Bake Pear Crumble

Short on time, but still want a tasty dessert? Our No-Bake Pear Crumble will sort you out!

Five-minute crumble

Peanut Butter Blondies

Peanut Butter Blondies are a fun twist on the traditional chocolate brownie.

The blonde brownie

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

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

White Bean and Spinach Gnocchi

Today’s Gnocchi with White Beans and Spinach is a delicious, meat-free meal.

Healthy pasta

Dinner

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

These Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon are an ideal side dish to add to your winter veggies.

Eat your sprouts

Leon’s Leftover Risotto Arancini

What do you do with that leftover risotto? You make Leon’s Leftover Risotto Arancini!

Recycled rice

Hearty Sausage Hotpot

With sausages, rice and spinach, our Hearty Sausage Hotpot makes a satisfying one-pot meal.

One-pot meal

Soups

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

Italian Ribollita Soup

Our Italian Ribollita Soup is creamy, delicious and healthy.

Hearty soup

Vegetarian

Mexican Refried Beans

Budget-friendly and packed full of protein and nutrients, why not put Mexican Refried Beans on the menu this week?

Mexican beans

Canadian Comfort Food

Poutine is a traditional Canadian dish that combines all that is delicious and unhealthy: chips, gravy and cheese.

Comfort food

Vegetarian Stop-Go Pasta

Vegetarian and flavourful, our Stop-Go Pasta is a fast dinner-time fix.

Quick and tasty

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

Tasty Breakfast Potatoes

These Tasty Breakfast Potatoes are roasted in the oven, so they’re less greasy and a little more healthy!

Breakfast potatoes

Creamed Eggs with English Muffins

Looking for a way to use up those excess Easter Eggs this year?

Easter Egg Excess

Kate’s Awesome Apple Butter

Try your hand at this traditional recipe from the American South. Contrary to its name, there is no butter in apple butter.

Apple Butter

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

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

Corned Beef Hash

This classically British recipe is delicious and pocketbook friendly.

An old favourite

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

Spiced Coconut Lamb Curry

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

Fragrant and mild

Lamb Cutlets with Horseradish Rosti

These Lamb Cutlets with Horseradish Rosti are perfect for a special meal.

Perfect cutlets

Middle Eastern Lamb Stew

A tried and tested delicious recipe with Middle Eastern origins.

Exotic flavours

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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