Recipes

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Middle-eastern Eggs

Middle-eastern Eggs

Middle-eastern Eggs

A crimson swamp peppered with eggs resembling crash-landed UFOs

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Greek Lentil Soup

Greek Lentil Soup

Greek Lentil Soup

Try this Greek lentil soup now that the weather has turned cooler.

Roast Onion Tart

Roast Onion Tart

Roast Onion Tart

A delicious recipe from Mastering the Basics: Pies, Tarts and Pastries

Potato and Asparagus Bake

Potato and Asparagus Bake

Potato and Asparagus Bake

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

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 ...

Cakes & Baking

Carrot and Zucchini Cake

Our tasty Carrot and Zucchini Cake is packed full of fibre and contains no dairy.

Deliciously healthy cake

Coffee Cup Brownie

Our recipe for a Coffee Cup Brownie is a simple and delicious dessert option for one.

Coffee Cup Brownie

Roast Onion Tart

A delicious recipe from Mastering the Basics: Pies, Tarts and Pastries

A sweet savoury treat

Chicken

One-pot Roast Chicken Dinner

This One-Pot Roast Chicken is so quick and simple, it will soon become a mid-week favourite

Cook up a storm

Creamy Chicken Stroganoff

A classic for good reason, our Creamy Chicken Stroganoff is far from bland or boring.

A reliable classic

Chicken and Sweet Potato Bake

Treat yourself with a healthy and filling Chicken and Sweet Potato Bake

Get the recipe

Desserts

Fluffy Simple Vanilla Cupcakes

Our Fluffy Vanilla Cupcakes make an easy treat for a friend and you.

Cupcakes for two

Classic Vanilla Slice

There is nothing more comforting than a gooey Vanilla Slice.

An all-time favourite

Choc-Peppermint Mug Cake

Our Mug Cake delivers choc-minty deliciousness to your mouth in minutes.

Cake for one

Party Food

Tomato and Basil Tart

Don’t expect any leftovers.

Read the recipe

Budget Bacon and Egg Tartlets

Nothing goes better together than bacon, egg and cheese.

Get cooking

Chicken and Vegetable Sausage Rolls

This chicken and veggie roll variant is perfect for a light lunch or filling snack.

New twist on a roll

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

Low-fat Bacon and Cauliflower Soup

Tasty soups are a great option for lunch or dinner

Low fat, big taste

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

Dinner

Pumpkin Pasta Soup

This delicious Pumpkin Pasta Soup is quick, easy and makes a warming winter meal.

Winter warmer

Beef, Basil and Tomato Loaf

This classic dish has had a bit of a facelift, cook it for dinner tonight.

Meatloaf with a twist

Middle-eastern Eggs

A crimson swamp peppered with eggs resembling crash-landed UFOs

From The Breakfast Bible

Soups

Pumpkin Pasta Soup

This delicious Pumpkin Pasta Soup is quick, easy and makes a warming winter meal.

Winter warmer

Baked Potato and Bacon Soup

This Baked Potato and Bacon Soup is a quick and easy lunch or dinner option.

To serve or save

Low-fat Bacon and Cauliflower Soup

Tasty soups are a great option for lunch or dinner

Low fat, big taste

Vegetarian

Healthy Veggie Slice

Getting three serves of veg has never been simpler – or tastier. Our Healthy Veggie Slice is packed with all the goodness of vegetables, eggs and cheese. And it’s a breeze to make. Ingredients 2 medium carrots, grated 2 medium zucchini, grated ...

Veggies for tea!

Potato Cakes

While a simple recipe, our Mashed Potato Cakes still taste delicious.

Find out more

Venetian Risotto

This classic Italian dish is a simple and warming meal that uses in-season pumpkin to perfection.

Read the recipe

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

Budget Bacon and Egg Tartlets

Nothing goes better together than bacon, egg and cheese.

Get cooking

Sweet Potato and Bacon Slice

Try our savoury Sweet Potato and Bacon Slice for a low-cost snack or breakfast treat.

Get baking today

Eggs Florentine

Looking for a tasty weekend brunch that’s packed with protein and iron? Then why not tuck in to our Eggs Florentine?

Perfect on a lazy morning

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

Meatballs with Beans and Rice

A hearty meatball dish for dinner that can be made in one pot

Read the recipe

Beef, stout and pea pie

A rich beef pie will surely warm the stomach this winter.

Find out more

Beef and Guinness Casserole

Made with inexpensive ingredients, our Beef and Guinness Stew will surely satisfy.

Chock-full of goodness

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

Nutty Crust Lamb Cutlets

These Lamb Cutlets in a Nutty Crust go well with creamy mashed potatoes.

Make them tonight

Herbed Lamb and Potato Salad

Using steam as a cooking method keeps this lamb recipe healthier than most. Infusing the meat with fresh herbs and mustard makes the lamb super tasty.

Beautiful flavours

Slow-roasted Lamb with Cumin

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

A simple lamb recipe

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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