Sold on salmon

Simple dishes to keep you smiling midweek.

Cooking in a sauce based on caramelised sugar is a hallmark of home-style Vietnamese cuisine – the (nearly burnt) sugar adds incredible depth of flavour to chicken,...
Light, tangy and ever-so creamy, salmon and cream sauce will never taste the same way again. Buy fresh ricotta and best quality grana padano cheese to make this...
It's time to start mingling with miso. The Japanese staple ingredient pairs well with so many flavours and simply needs the right balance of flavour to make is...
On a trip to Finland a few years ago it only took me a couple of meals to realise how much dill and salmon feature in the country’s wonderful cuisine. This pie is...
Lightly seared, rubbed with lemon and dressed with pickled nori, this style of salmon sashimi needs no sauce. Served with the daikon salad, this simple Japanese...

Ramadan recipes

To cure fasting fatigue.

This light, textural dish is often served as a fasting meal in the Indian province of Maharashtra. It’s not hard to make, but you must use sago imported from India,...
This fragrant dish of fish poached in a tamarind and coconut-infused bath sees traditional flavour combinations of Kashmiri cuisine, in its use of sugar and...
Versions of this comforting dish are made throughout the Middle East.
Dajaj, meaning ‘chicken’ in Arabic, and machbous, denoting spiced rice, is a popular Middle Eastern dish. It is similar to the Indian dish biryani in that the...

Show your gut some TLC

Say I love you with these dishes.
Kick off the day with a cafe-quality breakfast at home. But these aren't any old oats - soaked with kombucha, this will be great for your gut health. 
The heady mix of warming spices (turmeric, cardamom, black pepper, ginger and clove) is comfort in a glass and and a traditional home remedy for a cold or sore...
This recipe is a great way to start your day. I find if I have eggs for breakfast, I am not hungry or distracted by food until lunchtime.
The beautiful colour of the saffron creates a golden glow in this exotic drink.
Making your own yoghurt is very simple and economical. The main resource required is time – you just need to think ahead.

Have your spice and eat it too

Put those homemade spice blends and pastes to work.

Visually spectacular and wonderfully wholesome, this Israeli salad teams sweet elements, such as pomegranate and raisins, with savoury partners, like roasted...
This is a lovely light meal which despite having a few components is really easy to make and utterly delicious. The cold lightly sweetened yoghurt with the fired...
This is a traditional Moroccan dish, designed to be prepared in a tagine, a special earthenware pot shaped with a wide but shallow base and a conical lid. If you...
I cannot cook a chicken or a duck with their bottoms intact. I have to remove these first because I think all the toxins build up in this place. I know some think...
The whole chillies impart a subtle heat to this mild chicken dish, however if you like it hotter, you can always finely chop them and add to the pan with the...
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