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Blackened chicken

The spiced coating on the chicken breasts cooks to a delicious crunchy crust, keeping the inside flesh really juicy. It's served on a simple avocado, bean and tomato salad, but add some rustic bread to complete the meal.

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Chicken and chorizo paella

A little spicy chorizo goes a long way and adds a fabulous flavour to this colourful dish. Brown rice has...


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Seafood paella

An ideal dish for entertaining, this colourful and exotic dish is made with a mixture of white fish and seafood,...


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Spicy rice with chickpeas

This lightly curried rice dish makes a simple yet satisfying vegetarian meal, with the chickpeas providing valuable protein. Serve with...


Caribbean Coconut Rice and Peas

This recipe is based on a traditional Caribbean favourite that is often made with red kidney beans, which are called...

Flamenco eggs

This spectacular Spanish-style egg and vegetable dish looks wonderful and is incredibly easy to cook for a light lunch or...


Tuna and corn pots

This is modern-day comfort food, combining an interesting fusion of tuna and mixed vegetables in sauce with a crisp topping...


Chicken, Avocado and Alfalfa Club Sandwich

This toasted, triple-decker sandwich is packed with creamy, mashed avocado, rich in healthy unsaturated fats. Lean chicken, juicy tomatoes and...


Ciabatta with feta and vegetables

A feast of colourful vegetables makes a superb topping for a pizza-style ciabatta. The bread soaks up the aromatic roasting...


Feta and orange tabouli

A fabulous main meal salad based on bulgur, generously flavoured with fresh herbs. It is best prepared ahead to give...


Seafood salad

A ready-to-use mixed seafood selection provides the base for this tasty and attractive salad, perfect for an easy summer meal....


Fish soup

Mixed seafood combined with white fish, simmered with chunks of potato, tomatoes and some handy frozen vegetables, make a main...


Beet and orange soup

A luscious, flavourful soup packed with vibrant vegetables and topped with beet salsa.

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Beef olives

This updated version of a traditional recipe is ideal for entertaining. Slices of beef are wrapped around a mushroom stuffing...


Persian-style lamb shanks with figs

Roasting lamb shanks before slowly braising them removes much of the fat and gives a wonderful flavour, which perfectly complements...


Greek Spinach and Feta Pie

A deliciously light, crunchy, layered phyllo pastry bake, with a filling of spinach, feta cheese, tomatoes and pine nuts -...



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Crab and shrimp cakes

Homemade fish cakes are always a special treat. They are the ultimate all-in-one dish, as they contain fish, potato and...


Jerk Chicken

While jerk seasonings are easily accessible in most grocery stores, they can be high in fat. Preparing your own is...


Pesto-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Asparagus Ragout

Fancy flavours can be enjoyed at home too. This aromatic pesto chicken will impress any dinner guest.


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Potato and Chicken Lasagna

Looking for a new twist on classic lasagna? This version features fresh herbs, chicken and zucchini. Substituting potatoes for pasta...

Garides Youvetsi Me Feta (Shrimp with Feta)

In Greece, this dish is traditionally made in clay pots, but you can use a casserole dish or Dutch oven....


Quinoa and Roasted Vegetable Salad

A great salad to tote to a potluck or dish up at a summer barbecue.


Spinach Guacamole Quesadillas

Antioxidant-rich spinach and creamy avocados create a hearty yet healthy filling for high fibre whole grain tortillas. Add some jalapeños...


Guacamole

The word guacamole comes from the Nahuatl words for "avocado" (ahuacatl) and "mixture," or "concoction" (molli)'and what a beautiful "concoction"...


Vegetable Tajine with Couscous

If you like vegetable stew, you'll love tajine.


Grilled Tuna with Zucchini Pasta and Artichoke Sauce

Make good use of excess summer zucchini by creating "pasta", tossing with a flavourful artichoke and tomato sauce and serving...