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Greek stifado

A tempting beef casserole - with artichoke hearts, fava beans, new potatoes and juicy, purple-skinned kalamata olives - that is...


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Lamb tagine with dried fruit

An aromatic North African-style casserole, richly flavoured with dried fruits and warmly spiced with ginger and cinnamon. The sweetness of...


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Lamb and sultana stuffed onions

Stuffing vegetables is a great way of using them to make a healthy one-dish meal. This tasty stuffing, of spiced...


Middle Eastern kibbeh

Lebanese-style meatballs are great for a relaxed family supper. They're made with lean ground lamb, bulgur, herbs and spices, then...


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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...



Lamb and Sultana Stuffed Onions

Stuffing vegetables is a great way of using them to make a healthy one-dish meal. This tasty stuffing, of spiced...


Kwanzaa Vegetables

This African vegetable dish is a great addition to any holiday feast. Sweet potatoes, a staple of African cuisine, are...

Swedish Tea Ring

This showstopper will add a special touch to any recipient's holiday spread. The maraschino cherries add a festive touch.


Crunchy Vanilla Walnuts

A source of omega-3s and B vitamins, these walnuts are a delicious holiday snack.


Spicy Date, Apple and Cheese Dip

Their natural sweetness makes dates an excellent ingredient for desserts, cakes and chutneys. Here they are cooked until thick and...


Healthy Moroccan-Inspired Turkey Kebabs

Seasoning lean turkey meat with flavourful Moroccan spices makes for a winning combination.


Beef And Almond Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Looking for a fun way to sneak more vegetables into family meals? Kids will devour these tasty and crunchy zucchini...


Vegetarian Moussaka

Traditionally made with ground lamb, moussaka can be made low-GI by using vegetables.


Maritime Blueberry Apple Cobbler

Tiny Canadian blueberries are packed with flavour. Here they pair perfectly with tart apples in a simple yet delicious dessert....


Spiced Apples

Spiced apples are great stuffed into turnovers, piled onto potato pancakes and folded into cake batters, among many other applications.

Turkey Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato Crust

I am such a sucker for shepherd's pie, but sometimes find that its heavy richness can be a bit much'at...


Baby Pumpkin Puddings with Cinnamon Whipped Cream and Pecan Brittle

These delicate baby puddings scented with a touch of rum and orange zest started life as the filling for my...


Fruit of the Day Cobbler with Cinnamon Almond Topping

Why call this 'fruit of the day' cobbler? Because you can use any seasonal or farm stand fruit you love!...


Moroccan Sunshine

Mix up a pitcher of this fruity virgin cocktail to refresh the whole family on a summer afternoon. (And if...


Roasted Apple and Sweet Potato Soup with Spiced Walnuts

A harmonious blend of sweet apples, creamy sweet potatoes, savoury spices and hot chillies, this velvety soup is a perfect...

Dried-Fruit & Apple Strudel

Phyllo pastry may seem decadent, but this is a great way to get healthy dried fruits, nuts and spices into...


Cinnamon Star Cookies

These crisp, spicy cinnamon star cookies make a perfect snack after a day outdoors. Serve them with big pitchers of...


Apple Puff Pancake

This amazing apple puff pancake can be ready for the oven in no time, and it only takes 20 minutes...


Power Up Granola

Have this tasty granola for breakfast, or pack it in a bag for a wholesome snack on-the-go.


Winter Squash Bread

This moist, spicy winter squash bread is a perfect foil for almost any soup, from cream of tomato to fish...


Mango Brulee

Voluptuous mangoes soaked in rum and cinnamon snuggle beneath a golden, grilled sugar topping in this delicious mango brulee.