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Fudgy Chocolate Brownies

Most people's ideal brownie is one that is moist in the centre, with a deep chocolate flavour. This recipe for...


Black Forest Mousse Cake

Here's one of those heavenly warm, dense chocolate cakes that is very light, surprisingly low in fat and much easier...


Cappuccino Chiffon Cake

When chiffon cakes first appeared in the 1940s, the focus was on how easy they were to mix. Today, however,...


Raspberry and Passion Fruit Sponge Roll

This light, almost fat-free sponge, rolled up around a raspberry and passion fruit filling, makes a very pretty dessert. It's...


Hazelnut Meringue Cake

Simply add candles to turn this light but gooey hazelnut meringue cake into a birthday cake. As it has a...


Latkes

These little brown circles are delicious and a great addition to any daily meal. With poached eggs and spinach in...


Double-Cheese Pizza Bites

What a delicious way to welcome your guests! These mini double-cheese pizza bites are loaded with fresh tomato slices, black...


Summer Berry Muffins

Fresh summer berries add delicious flavour, colour and nutrition to these tempting berry muffins. They are best fresh from the...

Banana Cinnamon Muffins

These delicious, moist muffins with a crunchy sweet topping are low in fat and contain bananas, oat bran, soy milk...


Vegetable Tart Provencale

Brimming with the sunny flavours typical of southern France, this delectable vegetable tart provencale is perfect for a lunch or...


Sweet and Sour Chicken Pancakes

This is a novel way of serving the popular Chinese dish of stir-fried sweet and sour chicken. Here zucchinis and...


Veal Marsala

This dish is elegant enough to serve at a dinner party, yet easy enough for everyday cooking. Lean veal is...


Veal Escalopes with Herbs

In this light summery dish, ultra-thin, tender veal escalopes are quickly fried and covered with herbs, and the pan is...


Quick Hungarian Goulash

This quick version of classic Hungarian goulash is rich and delicious. Strips of lean pork, shredded red cabbage and green...


Sunday Special Roast Beef

Succulent roast beef, crispy roast potatoes and root vegetables, and feather-light, old-fashioned Yorkshire puddings make one of the best loved...


Thai Fish Cakes with Dipping Sauce

These delicious fish cakes are flavoured with lemongrass and coriander, and spiced with Thai red curry paste. They're served with...

Chicken and Ricotta Cannelloni

Cannelloni are often filled with rich beef or veal mixtures, but this lighter version uses chicken with fresh vegetables. The...


Squash, Ricotta and Sage Gnocchi

There are numerous versions of gnocchi. Here a flour-based dough of mashed squash and ricotta cheese, flavoured with sage and...


Mushroom and Cheese Macaroni

Introduce vegetables to old favourites for healthy family meals. This well-loved macaroni dish is delicious with mushrooms, peas and red...


Mushroom Ravioli in Herb Jus

Store-bought stuffed pasta just does not taste anything like silken-textured homemade pasta with a freshly prepared savoury filling. This mushroom...


Herbed Eggplant Lasagna

Eggplants make delicious lasagna, but traditional methods usually involve slicing and frying them in copious quantities of oil. Here, eggplant...

Potato Cakes with Baked Tomatoes

Potato cakes, flavoured with leeks, tasty cheese and fresh herbs, make a satisfying vegetarian meal served with baked tomatoes and...


Blueberry Popovers with Berry Salad

Similar to Yorkshire puddings, popovers are a much-loved treat, and the sweet version here is perfect for breakfast or brunch....


Apricot and Pecan Muffins

Packed with fresh fruit and nuts, and delicately spiced with cinnamon, these homemade apricot and pecan muffins are lower in...


Breakfast Muffins

Muffins are perfect for breakfast, providing the energy boost the body needs to start the day. This particular breakfast muffin...