Make-ahead

courgette, mozzarella & pea pasta salad

courgette, mozzarella & pea pasta salad

This light, zingy pasta salad, made with courgettes, mozzarella, peas, lemon and mint, makes a fantastic weekday lunch or side dish at a barbecue.

lemongrass steak bánh mì

lemongrass steak bánh mì

This take on the Vietnamese- and French-inspired fusion dish bánh mì combines juicy marinated steak with more traditional ingredients, including tangy pickled carrot, cucumber, fresh coriander, pâté and mayonnaise.

mulled white wine

mulled white wine

This light, fruity mulled white wine makes a refreshing change from traditional mulled wine.

poached pears with mascarpone & cinnamon streusel

poached pears with mascarpone & cinnamon streusel

Get in the mood for the festive season with this elegant dessert.

lamb & pumpkin curry

lamb & pumpkin curry

Grab a pumpkin and treat yourself to this rich, aromatic curry with meltingly tender lamb pieces.

celeriac & roasted garlic soup

celeriac & roasted garlic soup

This warming soup makes a satisfying meal during the winter months. To up the comfort factor, serve with crusty bread for dipping.

blackberry panna cotta with hazelnut shortbread

blackberry panna cotta with hazelnut shortbread

Wow your dinner guests with this pretty autumnal dessert. It’s so simple to make and you can prepare it up to a day in advance.

aubergine, green bean & cashew nut curry

aubergine, green bean & cashew nut curry

A warming bowl of this hearty vegetarian curry is the ultimate treat at the end of a long week.

chocolatey fruit & oat bars

chocolatey fruit & oat bars

These squidgy oat bars are quick and easy to make and don’t contain any refined sugar. They’re great for lunchbox snacks or a children’s party.

chicken, halloumi & pepper flatbreads

chicken, halloumi & pepper flatbreads

This impressive platter of juicy marinated chicken, salty halloumi and sweet roasted vegetables is ideal for a lazy weekend lunch.