Curried rice

A bowl of this simple curried rice makes a great barbecue accompaniment or a side dish if you're asked to bring a plate to a party. Fresh veggies, rice and a curried mayo dressing will leave you wanting more.

Risotto Cakes

Make these tasty risotto cakes from scratch or use up leftover risotto for a tasty lunch or light supper. Top them with roasted tomatoes for a fruity hit and serve with green salad leaves. Yum.

Cauliflower risotto

Try this unusual risotto that's healthy and delicious. Parmesan really brings out the flavour of the cauliflower giving a rich and creamy dinner. You can easily make this dish vegetarian by leaving out the bacon too.

Pizza tomato sauce

Make a simple pizza sauce to top your favourite pizza with this easy recipe. The secret to the perfect pizza sauce lies in the pinch of brown sugar that complements the acidity of the tomatoes.

Quick salmon patties

These salmon patties are really quick to make and are made from staples already in your pantry. Suitable for kids of all ages, these patties are the perfect dinner when you are short on time. Serve with rice and a salad.

Stuffed potatoes

Stuffed potatoes are great to have as an accompaniment at dinner or on their own as a light meal. Simply scoop out the flesh of a cooked potato, stuff with any filling you like, and bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes. Potato heaven!

Margherita pizza

Make this basic Margherita pizza with our super simple pizza dough recipe, our easy pizza sauce and then add cherry tomatoes and cheese for a deliciously easy Italian meal.

Salmon mornay

Salmon mornay is a popular quick dinner fix for busy families. This recipe uses a couple of tins - red salmon and corn - to make a delicious one-pot dinner. Or you could add mashed potatoes to the recipe and shape the mornay mixture into tasty rissoles.

Hawaiian pizza

Make everyone's favourite tropical pizza with our easy pizza dough, even easier pizza sauce and then top them off with ham, pineapple and cheese. Yummo!

Tuna patties

Tuna patties are a great budget dinner option that the whole family can enjoy. With a crunchy exterior, these patties are made of tuna, potato and diced vegetables and are delicious served with a green salad.

Salmon, corn and rice cakes

Add leftover cooked rice to pantry staples to conjure up these tasty fish cakes that are full of sweet veggies and nutritious salmon. They don't take long to make or cook and are great for lunch or for dinner with a crisp salad and a baked potato.

Quiche lorraine

This tasty recipe for quiche lorraine is not only delicious but also made easier by using a pre-made pastry flan case. You can even add some of your other favourite ingredients to make this quiche your own

Fish croquettes

These fish croquettes combine tuna or salmon with yummy mashed potato and other sneaky veggies. Lightly pan-fried, they're nice and crunchy and the kids will devour them!

Impossible quiche

This is a really beautiful and flavoursome quiche. Impossible quiche is called "impossible" because all the ingredients are mixed together and poured into a dish and when it cooks it forms it's own crust with filling.

Cheesy Potato Bake

This cheesy potato bake is easy to make and a tasty accompaniment to a BBQ chicken and salad. Using plenty of cheese and cream, the recipe also includes a little fried bacon to give it an extra crunch.

Fettuccini carbonara

Pasta dinners are always a favourite with kids - and no one does spaghetti quite like the Italians. This traditional carbonara recipe is quick, simple and sure to be a hit with the whole family

Easy tortillas

This is a great recipe to get the kids involved in. They'll love mixing the simple dough, then rolling it out to make yummy tortillas hot from the pan ready for making their favourite Mexican. Yum!


Risotto is a delicious slow-cooked creamy rice dish that comes from Italy. This recipe is a risotto combines the flavours of smoky prosciutto with the fresh snap of peas to create a comforting bowlful of slightly soupy and very cheesy rice.