Quick, healthy dinners

Give ho-hum weeknight dinners a makeover! With minimal preparation and short shopping lists, these speedy recipes are inspired and healthy to boot.

If time is tight, but flavour is paramount, this is the recipe for you. Our version of Chinese roasted pork is quick, simple and ultra delicious. You can have this...
A great midweek meal for burger-loving vegos, these zesty quinoa numbers are a great reminder that meat doesn’t have to be the centre of every bun. Make a double...
Koreans love their chilli, and kochugaru (Korean chilli powder) lends a great flavour and colour to the cuisine. Nicely spiced and balanced with kimchi and a...
Light and fresh, not to mention vegan, this is a salad that’s all about contrasting textures and flavours. Leek, when roasted, is delicate and soft, working...
It’s unlikely that mac and cheese will ever be considered a health food. However, it can be prepared with a healthy focus in mind, and still yield a comforting,...
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Vegetarian: Balls

Why should meat eaters have all the fun? Get spherical with these deep-fried party bites starring beans, bread and cheese.

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Sudanese communities prepare this dish as a group, which makes the process far quicker, less labour intensive and, with banter and gossip, lots of fun as well. Soak...
Embrace the edgy bitterness of chicory in this rich and warming dish from the Italian northern region of South Tyrol.
Arancini are said to have originated in Sicily and are traditionally filled with a meat ragù, tomato and mozzarella. A tasty little snack, this version does away...
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These paneer koftas are the perfect party food option. They are commonly served during traditional Indian festivities, such as a Sangeet. The fluffy ricotta and...
Here are 50 of our favourite vegetarian recipes, from pea and ricotta fritti to cauliflower cheese.

In season: Parsnip

Closely related to the carrot and parsley, this tuberous winter vegetable is known to weave its magic in soups, stews and hearty roasts.

This succulent lemon chicken balances perfectly with the sweetness of the parsnip puree. It's a marriage made in heaven, and a great alternative to roast chicken and...
In the Netherlands, soups are not only served as a starter but often as a main meal with bread. This upmarket soup uses yellow split peas, regarded as a luxury...
Stew is a catch-all term for solid ingredients cooked in liquid. It’s one of the most ancient forms of cooking, and it’s no surprise that the concept is often...
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This is really a consommé you don’t bother to clarify. Lovely as a soup on a hot day, it can also be made into a full meal by adding some dumplings or noodles.
You can hardly have a roast turkey without some crispy vegetables on the side. Potatoes and parsnips roasted this way have a wonderful crisp golden crust. The...
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