Chinese-style Vegetable Stir-fry

If you want to quickly cook and eat something healthy, then stir-frying is ideal.

Thai Red Fish Curry

This curry is full of aromatic flavours and spices and zingy lime juice.

Summer Vegetable Minestrone Soup

This seasonal soup is light and refreshing. Not only is it bursting with lots of flavours, it is also a good recipe to introduce children to eating pulses.

Cheese and Herb Muffin in a Mug

This is a tasty savoury muffin that’s perfect for a snack. Try serving the muffins with our delicious Romanian Bean Soup or one of the other soup recipes available on our website.


This recipe is a slight twist on the traditional ‘poached egg on toast’ as it is served in a cup or mug


This recipe uses a different way to make bread which is lots of fun

Pizza with a Herby Scone Base

This is a really simple version of an Italian pizza.

North African Chicken Tagine

This flavoursome dish originates from North Africa. It can be made with any meat, fish or vegetables, along with a variety of different dried fruits. Tagines traditionally take a long time to cook, but this one is a speedy version, ideal for a family meal.

Non-alcoholic Sangria

Sangria is a fruity drink, usually made with red wine and orange juice, traditionally drunk in Spain and Portugal. This is a refreshing non-alcoholic version using fruit juices – great for quenching your thirst.

Non-alcoholic Hot Apple Cider

Fill a flask with this and sip as you stand around your bonfire or snuggle up with a warming drink as the dark nights draw in.

Non-alcoholic Bellini Cocktail

A Bellini is a famous cocktail that was invented at Harry’s Bar in Venice in 1934. A Bellini combines peach puree with sparkling white wine to create a refreshing cocktail. In this non-alcoholic version the sparkling wine is replaced with sparkling grape juice.

Aloo Gobi

This is a classic Indian dish made with potatoes, cauliflower and a blend of spices.

Oat and Raisin Cookies

This cookie recipe is easy to make and they taste delicious.

Parsnip and Apple Soup

Using ordinary eating apples for this soup will give a sharp sweetness to the earthy full flavour of the parsnips. The spices provide extra heat, which is ideal for warming you up.

Apple and Blackberry Crumble

This traditional autumn fruit combination is an all-time favourite. It can also be altered to suit any season as any fruit can be used.

Spinach, Squash and Chickpea Curry

This vegetable curry is delicious served with basmati rice. Any kind of squash can be used in this recipe – butternut squash works well. The canned chickpeas used in this recipe are pale yellow in colour but in South Asian countries red, black and brown chickpeas can be bought.

Fruit and Vegetable Parcels

Here are some ideas for packet and parcel cooking with fruit and vegetables – ideal if you are getting ready to feed a hungry crowd. They can be assembled up to a couple of hours in advance and cooked as needed in the oven.

Parmesan and Herb Muffins

These tasty savoury muffins are perfect for a lunchtime treat or a picnic. Why not try one with some homemade soup?

Lemony Fish and New Potato Parcels

The delicate texture of fish benefits from this fast and simple cooking method as it retains its fresh clean taste. Cooking fish in a parcel ensures the flesh stays moist and the fish cooks in its own juices. This meal is a speedy option for lunch or in the evening.

Caribbean Rice and Peas

Serve this Caribbean Rice and Peas dish with our Jerk Chicken, it is the perfect accompaniment for highly spiced meat dishes.

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