Need something to cook for dinner? Our main meals recipes will give you the ideas to make that budget go further. Our dinner recipes have all been tested and developed with both taste and budget in mind. Impress your guests or family and try something different.
Not a traditional vindaloo but so easy to make, and with that great authentic indian taste without being too hot and spicy! Also accommodates the dairy and gluten-free diets.
Real comfort food, and unfortunately will be too good for leftovers! Mix the salt and pepper into the flour, then toss the chicken pieces into this until lightly covered. Discard the leftover flour that does not stick to the chicken.
An easy dish to make when you're low on food in the house but want to whip up a hearty meal with all those eggs!
A basic cheese sauce pasta recipe which you can add your own touch to with any green vegetable such as peas, asparagus, green beans, broccoli, etc.
This recipe uses a few spices that can be hard to get hold of, but your local ethnic foods store should be able to help you out. If you want to recreate those authentic indian restaurant tastes, you need to look a bit further than your local supermarket for some of the ingredients.
An absolute favorite recipe of ours. It can feed a small or large family, not to mention all the hidden vegetables your kids won't notice they're eating. If you have a crock pot, simply throw together all the ingredients and cook on low for the day, until you're ready to serve in time for tea.
Using the recipe that makes our Chilli con carne, turn those leftovers into a mexican lasagne dish that uses any kind of flat bread instead of pasta.
This uses our popular Chilli con carne base recipe. If you've made plenty of chilli turn the leftovers into a savoury scone topped pie dish that can be served up alongside a salad.
An easy, healthy soup with chickpeas, tomatoes, and potato. Serves well with cheese on toast.
A Malaysian coconut beef curry recipe made with beef schnitzel, potato, and coconut cream. Marinate the meat the night before in a covered dish or container kept in the refrigerator and you'll have wonderfully tender meat and a delicious authentic tasting Malaysian dish.
A simple, but tasty lunch-time meal. Using wholemeal wraps will increase the fibre and nutrition in this recipe.
This bake does take some time to cook, but is a great way to use a variety of vegetables. You can add any kind of roasted vegetable to vary your own dish.
Using the gluten free pizza dough recipe from our site to make these curried pastries. A tasty Indian-style treat.
An easy to prepare gluten-free pizza dough. Just because you can't eat gluten, doesn't mean you should miss out on pizza!
A delicate curry which can be made with fish, lamb or chicken, and uses coconut cream to make a lighter curry. A real winning recipe that anyone can make!
This simple, yet tasty dish goes down well in the winter, served with mashed potatoes and vegetables. Alternatively, it can be cooked in a crock pot. Just throw all the ingredients in together and cook on low for the day.
This is a simple yet delicious recipe for a traditional leek and potato soup. It is very creamy even though it contains no cream, but feel free to add cream if desired.
A scrumptious easy-to-make quiche that uses prepared pastry sheets from the supermarket. IF you have your won chickens this can be a great way to use eggs.
Delicious authentic tasting pork spring rolls made with ginger, pork, cabbage, carrot, mung bean sprouts, coriander, soy and chilli sauce.
This is one of my personal favorites. The delicious white sauce gives a good base for the other ingredients. Although this pie is not suitable for people on a diet, the potatoes and fish get you halfway to a balanced meal.
A meal in one dish and another no-fail classic recipe that the family will love. This lasagne uses pumpkin to pad the beef out, good for both your health and budget.
A hearty winter meal using tomatoes and sausages for the slow cooker or crock pot and served well with creamy mashed potato. Serves 3-4 portions.
A healthier version of the much loved Potato and Tuna Pie recipe. This uses mashed potato and vegetables of your choice, but is just as delicious. The tuna may also be replaced with canned salmon if desired.
A weekly favorite in our household. It makes a generous sized pizza, and gives a nice crispy base if using a pizza stone. You can top it with any vegetables in season, and it makes a great lunch leftover the following day.