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Spiced Couscous Tomatoes

Choose ripe, well-flavoured tomatoes for this dish. Hollowed out, tomatoes make the perfect container for a spicy eggplant, dried apricot...


Tandoori-Style Chicken Breasts

Tandoori dishes are one of the healthiest options in most Indian restaurants because the food is cooked without fat in...


Chicken Fajitas with Tomato Salsa

Although in Mexico 'fajitas' refers to a specific cut of beef, the term has also come to describe a combination...


Spicy Chicken Tostadas

'Tostadas' comes from the Spanish word for toasted. These flat, crisply toasted corn tortillas can be topped with all sorts...


Spicy Chicken and Vegetable Pastries

There are lots of variations on these savoury Mexican pastries, which are similar to Cornish pasties. The filling here is...


Fragrant Lamb with Spinach

This enticingly fragrant lamb and spinach curry is warmly spiced rather than fiery hot with chilies. Serve it with basmati...


Spicy Steak with Garlic Toast

This is a delicious combination of juicy sliced steak, confetti-bright corn relish, and a hefty hunk of garlic toast, all...


Barbecued Shrimp with Mustard Sauce

Next time you have a barbecue, treat yourself to a little luxury'skewers of juicy barbecued shrimp in an exotically spiced...

Thai Green Fish Curry

This Thai green curry is wonderfully fragrant and is prepared with a homemade curry paste. Serve the fish curry with...


Cajun-Spiced Barley

Barley is one of the crops that farmers love, due to its short growing season and hardy nature. We should...


Chicken Biryani with Cucumber Raita

A biryani consists of curried meat, poultry, fish or vegetables combined with basmati rice to make a complete meal. Here...


Vegetable Chips with Spicy Peanut Dip

Oven-baked vegetable chips are not only healthier than those that are fried, their flavour is fresher and more concentrated, too....


Hot and Spicy Black Bean Dip

Update your party menu with a chili-laced black bean dip that's practically fat-free and an excellent source of fibre. The...


Indian Chicken and Broccoli Wrap

These mouthwatering Indian chicken and broccoli snacks are quick to make. They use whole-wheat pita wraps instead of the traditional...