Indulge your guests with these tasty morsels, made by topping toasted slices of crusty baguette with slices of plum tomato and tangy goat cheese, sprinkled with pine nuts and fresh herbs.
Nutty farro is an ancient grain akin to spelt; it’s high in fibre, and a good source of protein and iron.
Cod fish is an excellent source of vitamin B12, which is important for healthy skin, hair and nails.
This garlicky lamb is slow-cooked until it practically falls off the bone.
This spectacular Spanish-style egg and vegetable dish looks wonderful and is incredibly easy to cook for a light lunch or supper. Serve with crusty bread.
Pan-fried lamb meatballs make a delicious filling for warm pita bread pockets, packed with a crisp cucumber and leafy salad. Serve with cherry tomatoes.
Made mainly from pantry ingredients, these mini pizzas are incredibly quick and easy to prepare. Topped with tasty ham, luscious pineapple and sweet corn kernels, they make a tasty snack and are much lower in salt than most bought pizzas.
This tasty pizza includes a variety of toppings to suit every taste. It is lower in fat and salt than pre-made pizzas, yet has just as much flavour. Don’t be put off by the long ingredients list ‘ it’s easy and fun to make and will soon become a favourite. Serve with a big green salad.
This colourful dish contains chunks of tender chicken breast, first roasted with eggplant, zucchini and red pepper, then baked in a herb-tomato and olive sauce with a crumbly oat crust.
A richly flavoured combination of chicken and mixed vegetables, cooked in cider, with a topping of light, herby scones, makes a great dinner, particularly in winter.
This simple but tasty vegetable casserole tastes even better the next day.
Serve this fresh-tasting almond salsa with the Salmon Skewers or use it to top your favourite grilled fish or meat
This mouth-watering mac and cheese is healthy and dairy-free without skimping on flavour.
The Provençal relative of Italian pizza, Pissaladière has a thick bread base, enriched with olive oil, topped with a tomato and onion mixture, then finished with a lattice of anchovies and olives. Serve warm or cool for a snack high on flavor, but low in calories.
Here’s proof’you can enjoy a slice of pepperoni pizza and do your heart good. A few heart-smart substitutions and lots of vegetables make this much more healthy than a pizzeria’s, and you get to savour the aroma as it bakes.
Strips of chicken in a crisp coating of sesame seeds, breadcrumbs and cornflakes are served on a crunchy vegetable salad dressed with a fresh herb vinaigrette. A little chili powder in the coating gives this warm sesame chicken salad a bit of a kick.
Cubes of lamb flavoured with a mixture of garlic, lemon and fresh oregano are cooked on skewers. The lamb kebabs are served with pita bread and a Greek salad of tomato and cabbage for a deliciously aromatic main dish.
In this recipe, slices of beef are marinated in a tangy green herb-based sauce, called chimichurri sauce, which hails from Argentina, making them succulent, tender and juicy. They are complemented nicely by crispy potatoes.
Unlike traditional recipes, these meatballs are low in fat, yet they’re full of the terrific taste you crave. Long curls of fusilli add a fun twist. For a casual dinner with friends, you can just double or triple the recipe.
Tuscan cuisine focuses on fresh, healthy ingredients and uncomplicated cooking techniques to make traditionally delicious fare. These are dishes’like this colourful mixed bean soup’that you can easily duplicate in your own kitchen.