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Greek Lamb & Tomato Salad

This garlicky lamb is slow-cooked until it practically falls off the bone.


Steak with Grilled Fennel & Tomato Salad

Grilled steaks in the dead of winter? Say no more!


Coq au vin avec legumes

This lighter version of the great French classic, chicken in red wine sauce, is lower in fat and includes more...


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Beef bourguignon

This dish is best started overnight to maximize the rich flavour of the beef and red wine. It's worth using...

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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Sausages with French green lentils

Meaty sausages are simple to cook, succulent and juicy, and when combined with diced vegetables and tender lentils they make...

Phyllo Shepherd’s Pie

An updated version of an old favourite. This pretty pie combines lean meat with lots of fresh vegetables, all topped...


Mushroom Pasta Bake

Using a variety of fresh and dried mushrooms combined with tasty artichoke hearts, this pasta bake dish gives off an...


Healthiest-ever Lasagna

Lasagna is everybody's favourite cold-weather meal, but it can be very high in fat, especially if store-bought. This version includes...


Beef Tenderloin and Rosemary Rigatoni

Substitute leftover chicken or pork for the beef in this dish. Or, to make it vegetarian, add some arugula instead...

Beef Burritos

Make these beef burritos as a special treat'they pack up nicely for lunches'and use the leftover filling as a fine...


Spiced Steak with Speedy Ratatouille

Zucchinis, eggplants, and tomatoes, gently flavoured with wine and herbs, provide a melting, speedy ratatouille that perfectly complements spiced steak.


Paul Finkelstein’s Best Brisket

Brisket is great the first day, but even better reheated. As a tougher piece it requires a long slow braise...


Spaghetti Bolognese

Here's a new lower-fat version of a classic Bolognese, a full-flavoured meat sauce tossed with strands of spaghetti and served...