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Orange Olive Tapende

Serve this sweet and salty dip with crackers or sliced pita.

Ginger-Soy Tenderloin

This Asian-inspired pork dish offers up lovely aromas, a little bite (thanks to the chili), and the crunch of fresh...


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Shrimp and mango balti

A tasty curry with a spicy kick, mellowed with reduced-fat coconut milk. The addition of fresh mango not only adds...


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Chinese pork with plums

All the family will love this sweet and sour casserole that makes the most of seasonal fresh plums. It's traditionally...


Polenta and vegetable salad

Grilled Mediterranean vegetables, combined with plump olives and a chili pepper, garlic and lemon dressing, make an exciting topping for...

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Tuna steaks with salsa rossa

Heart-healthy tuna has a unique flavour and a firm texture. Here, it is briefly pan-fried, then gently cooked in a...


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Steak with puttanesca sauce

This is a really quick recipe for dressing up lean round steak. A gutsy tomato sauce, boosted with anchovies and...

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Fish with bokchoy

Firm, meaty white fish fillets are perfect for stir-frying as they keep their shape well and don't break up easily....


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Chicken satay stir-fry

This Indonesian-style stir-fry combines colourful crunchy vegetables and tender chicken strips. Serve with toasted white or whole wheat pita bread.


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Shrimp and spinach biryani

A fragrantly spiced pilaf-style dish that doesn't take much more effort than ordering takeout, yet is much healthier as it...


Mexican bean burritos

A fabulous vegetarian bite that's deliciously healthy as well as fun to eat. The bean and vegetable mixture has a...

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Mediterranean beefburgers with red-hot tomato salsa

Sun-dried tomatoes, garlic and herbs create a Mediterranean flavour, and a fresh chili and tomato salsa adds extra zing. Making...


Chicken noodle soup

This is one of the simplest soups to make with wonderful exotic flavours provided by lemon grass, coconut, ginger and...


Beef pho

Pho (pronounced fur) is a Vietnamese fragrant beef noodle soup. It is perfect for lunch or dinner with friends because...


Corn chowder with crab

Leeks, corn and potatoes make this chunky seafood chowder a satisfying main meal soup. Serve garnished with a swirl of...


Braised whole sea bass with chermoula

Sea bass makes an impressive meal, and its delicious flesh is moist, tender and sweet. Here it's stuffed with an...

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Braised duck breasts with celery and orange

Try this stylish dish for entertaining. Duck breasts are full of succulent flavour and when you remove the skin, you...


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Linguine with crab

This dish bursts with the colour and flavour of fresh herbs, zesty lemon and piquant chili that enhance the sweet...