RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceThis spicy sauce is packed with flavour. Serve with stir-fried or grilled chicken, vegetables and Asian noodles.25 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 300 ml sauce3 tablespoons dark brown sugar2 tablespoons rice wine or dry sherry2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar4 tablespoons coconut milk200g smooth peanut butter1/4 teaspoon curry powder2 teaspoons soy sauce1/4 teaspoon sesame oil1/2 teaspoon minced garlic1/2 teaspoon sweet chilli sauce1 teaspoon minced pickled ginger1/2 teaspoon fish sauceMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:30minMix together the dark brown sugar, rice wine and vinegar in a small bowl until smooth.
Category Traditional recipes
RecipesDish typeSide dishVegetable side dishesThis recipe is modified from food I ate whilst in Cameroon. You eat everything with your fingers - it tastes much better that way!47 people made thisIngredientsServes: 3 1 tablespoon olive oilminced garlic, to taste280g (10 oz) fresh spinach, rinsed140g (5 oz) fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and quartered1 medium onion, coarsely choppedMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:25minHeat the olive oil with the garlic in a wok or large frying pan over medium high heat.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef burgersThis simple burger recipe produces a burger with incomparable juiciness. You& 39;ll never go back to a regular cheeseburger again! Try serving with sautéed mushrooms over top.196 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 675g minced beef1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce3/4 teaspoon garlic salt1 teaspoon black pepper4 slices individually wrapped cheese slices (such as Kraft Singles®)4 baps or burger buns, halvedMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:8min ›Ready in:18minCombine mince, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt and pepper in a large bowl; mix well.
RecipesPopular collectionsEveryday cookingSnacksLabneh is a soft cheese made from yoghurt, popular throughout the Middle East. You can buy it ready-made, but it& 39;s easy to make at home with your favourite plain yoghurt. For a deliciously simple snack, serve the labneh drizzled with olive oil and dusted with za& 39;atar alongside pitta bread for dipping.
RecipesDish typeSide dishI researched several ways to hard boil eggs and developed this process. While you do not taste the vinegar or salt, they both pull the skin from the eggshell so it peels easily without tearing or sticking.11 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1 tablespoon salt4 tablespoons white vinegar1.
RecipesDish typeStartersSeafood startersPrawn startersI love dumplings and have come up with this recipe using all of my favourite ingredients. The dumplings consist of pork, prawns, watercress, water chestnuts, and are absolutely delicious! Great for a party.58 people made thisIngredientsServes: 10 110g (4 oz) pork mince30g (1 oz) chopped watercresshalf a (220g) tin water chestnuts, drained and chopped2 spring onions, chopped1 tablespoon oyster sauce1 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil1 clove garlic, minced1 teaspoon soy saucepinch ground white pepperpinch salt40 wonton wrappers450g (16 oz) fresh prawns, peeled and deveinedMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:50minIn a large bowl, combine the pork, watercress, water chestnuts, spring onion, oyster sauce, sesame oil, garlic, soy sauce, white pepper and salt and mix together well.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenCuts of chickenChicken wingsThis is a Caribbean one-pot dish which includes a hearty combination of chicken, fish, rice and vegetables. Serve hot!26 people made thisIngredientsServes: 5 225g (8 oz) chicken wingssalt and freshly ground black pepper to taste2 to 4 tablespoons rapeseed oil2 onions, chopped1 stalk celery, chopped1 teaspoon soy sauce, or Maggi Seasoning Sauce1L (1 3/4 pints) water375g (13 oz) white rice225g (8 oz) pigeon peas225g (8 oz) cod, or other firm fish3 tomatoes, cubed3 carrots, grated1 teaspoon saltMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:1hr5minSeason chicken with salt and pepper to taste.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenChicken soupChicken and rice soupThis is a warming Brazilian chicken soup made with rice, carrots, tomatoes and lardons.53 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 1.5kg (3 lb) boneless, skinless chicken meat1 onion, chopped3 (500g) tubs chicken stock, such as Joubere100g (4 oz) unsmoked lardons or chopped bacon4 tablespoons long grain white rice1 tomato - peeled, seeded and chopped1 to 2 carrots, choppedsalt and freshly ground black pepper to taste1/2 bunch fresh parsley, choppedMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:1hr30min ›Ready in:1hr50minTo a large saucepan, add the chicken, onion and stock.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenCuts of chickenChicken wingsRoasted chicken wings with a sticky, sweet coating. Serve with rice and broccoli as a main, or on its own as a starter or party nibble.2331 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 1.5kg (3 lb) chicken wings2 tablespoons olive oil7 tablespoons soy sauce2 tablespoons ketchup225ml (8 fl oz) honey1 clove garlic, mincedsalt and freshly ground black pepper to tasteMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr15minPreheat oven to 190 C / Gas mark 5.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefSlow cooker beefThis slow cooker pasta sauce is like a bolognese - meaty and rich, it& 39;s sure to please the whole family. Make extra to freeze some for another day!296 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 2 tablespoons olive oil2 small onions, chopped110g Italian sausages, casings removed450g minced beef1 teaspoon dried Italian herbs1 teaspoon garlic granules1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram800g passata175g tomato puree1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes with basil1 (400g) tin whole plum tomatoes1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves1/4 teaspoon dried basil1/2 teaspoon dried oregano2 teaspoons garlic granules1 tablespoon caster sugarMethodPrep:25min ›Cook:8hr ›Ready in:8hr25minHeat olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat; cook and stir onions and Italian sausage until the sausage is browned, about 10 minutes.
RecipesDish typeCakeClassic cakesBundt cakesThis is a recipe for a light and airy, coffee-flavoured sponge cake. It& 39;s great served as a dessert with fresh berries and sweetened cream or as an afternoon snack.37 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 1 cake300g plain flour200g caster sugar1 tablespoon baking powder1 teaspoon salt150ml freshly brewed coffee125ml cooking oil8 egg yolks8 egg whites1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar100g caster sugarMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr30minPreheat an oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
RecipesDish typeSaladFattoush is such a simple way to introduce Levantine flavours into your kitchen. Fresh salad ingredients - cos lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber - are tossed with pitta bread pieces and a fresh, lemony dressing.1 person made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 pitta breads, halved1 romaine lettuce, chopped2 tomatoes, diced2 spring onions, thinly sliced1 cucumber, diced1 handful sliced green olives4 radishes, sliced1 green or red pepper, chopped4 tablespoons chopped fresh mint2 tablespoons sumac1 tablespoon salt, or to taste4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice4 tablespoons olive oilMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:25minPreheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenCuts of chickenChicken legThis is a Cuban-inspired slow cooker chicken recipe. Goes well with white rice and fried plantains.115 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1 large onion, chopped6 cloves garlic, chopped1/2 green pepper, chopped8 small whole peeled potatoes250g passata125ml dry white wine1/2 tablespoon cumin1 leaf fresh sagesalt and pepper to taste900g chicken legs and thighsMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:7hr ›Ready in:7hr15minIn a medium bowl, combine onion, garlic, pepper and potatoes.
RecipesDish typeSaladVegetable saladTomato saladThe classic combination of the Caprese salad is reproduced here, with the addition of herbs, capers, roasted red peppers and crushed chillies. Serve as a starter or side dish.62 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley1/2 teaspoon dried basil1 pinch dried oregano1 tablespoon capers, drained2 cloves garlic, finely chopped6 tablespoons olive oil450g mozzarella cheese, sliced2 tomatoes, thinly sliced2/3 (290g) jar roasted red peppers, drained and juliennedcrushed chillies to tasteMethodPrep:20min ›Extra time:30min chilling › Ready in:50minIn a medium bowl, mix together parsley, basil, oregano, capers, garlic and olive oil.
RecipesDish typeCakeCakes with fruitApple cakeAn incredibly moist and light apple cake, that can be eaten during Passover. The cake is made from eggs, oil, orange juice, sugar, matzo meal, cinnamon and apples.11 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 20 cm square cake2 tablespoons vegetable margarine, room temperature3 eggs, separated125ml vegetable oil4 tablespoons orange juice200g caster sugar80g fine matzo meal1/2 teaspoon salt150g caster sugar1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon4 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and quarteredMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:1hr15minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceHarissaThis ceviche is seasoned with Moroccan spices. The dish is exceptionally fresh and delicious.8 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 2 teaspoons harissa125ml coconut milk125ml fresh lemon juice4 tablespoons fresh lime juice4 tablespoons fresh orange juice900g sea bass, diced1/2 small red onion, finely chopped1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh root ginger2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil2 tablespoons chopped preserved lemons1 tablespoon caraway seeds, lightly toasted and then crushed1/2 teaspoon ground cumin2 tablespoons chopped fresh chervilsea salt to tasteMethodPrep:20min ›Extra time:3hr marinating › Ready in:3hr20minIn a large glass bowl, whisk together the harissa, coconut milk, lemon juice, lime juice and orange juice.
RecipesDish typeSoupMushroom soupA delicious vegan-friendly soup, that is packed full of vegetables, flavour and general goodness. You can serve this as a starter or with crusty bread, for a substantial meal.25 people made thisIngredientsServes: 50 4 (400g) tins canned artichoke hearts, finely sliced250ml olive oil1.
RecipesIngredientsVegetableRoot vegetablesPotato Potato side dishesThis recipe for tzimmes is a little different from the traditional Jewish recipe - it uses potatoes instead of sweet potatoes. It& 39;s delicious nonetheless. Serve as a side dish.1 person made thisIngredientsServes: 6 350g pitted prunes2 large potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks3 carrots, peeled and sliced into rounds1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice100g caster sugar2 tablespoons matzo mealMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:1hr10min ›Ready in:1hr25minPlace the prunes in a large saucepan and add water to barely cover while you peel and cut the potatoes and carrots.
RecipesIngredientsVegetableRoot vegetablesPotato A traditional Irish dish made from mashed potatoes, chopped cabbage and leeks, seasoned with caraway seeds and anise seeds. Leftovers can be revived by adding meat to the dish.7 people made thisIngredientsServes: 10 450g potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks350g cabbage, finely chopped2 large leeks (white and pale green parts only), sliced into 5mm rounds250ml milk2 tablespoons caraway seeds1/2 teaspoon anise seeds50g buttersalt and pepper to tasteMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:30min ›Extra time:50min › Ready in:1hr40minPlace the potatoes into a large saucepan and cover with salted water.
RecipesDish typeCakeCheesecakeNo-bake cheesecakeAn ultra-simple recipe for a no bake cheesecake. It& 39;s delicious and egg-free!70 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 1 23cm round cheesecake450g cream cheese, softened100ml double cream, whipped200g caster sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 1/2 (395g) tins apple fruit filling1 (23cm) prepared digestive biscuit baseMethodPrep:15min ›Extra time:1hr chilling › Ready in:1hr15minBeat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla extract until smooth.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenQuick chickenA Mexican-inspired quick chicken dish that is great for a midweek supper. An added bonus: it& 39;s a one-pot meal, so less washing up!407 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast filletssalt and freshly ground black pepper to taste1/2 teaspoon paprika, divided3 tablespoons vegetable oil1 green pepper, chopped1 onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced200g (7 oz) long grain white rice400g (14 oz) chicken stock110ml (4 fl oz) white winepinch saffron1 (400g) tin tomatoes1 handful chopped fresh parsleyMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:35min ›Ready in:50minCut each chicken breast into cubes.