Recipes: Main courses

Bhel poori

Bhel poori0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 5 mins Cooking 10 mins
Simon Cowe, from the band Lindisfarne, taught me how to make a version of bhel poori many years ago when we both lived
in the Yorkshire village of Tho... Read recipe »

Not fish ’n’ chips

Not fish ’n’ chips1 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 15 mins Cooking 20 mins
My son Dylan and his partner Steph first cooked us deep-fried halloumi, and if you're having a staycation this year – holidaying in Britain ̵... Read recipe »

Pad Thai

Pad Thai 0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 10 mins Cooking 7 mins
The ladies making pad Thai at the night market in the Thai seaside town of Hua Hin orchestrate many woks at once, deftly flicking ingredients between them ... Read recipe »

Gözelme

Gözelme 0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 6 Preparation 20 mins Cooking 10 mins
Otherwise known in our house as 'guzzle me' – a direct command all are happy to obey! Gözelme are Turkish pancakes or flatbreads tha... Read recipe »

Flammekeuche

Flammekeuche0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 10 mins Cooking 15
In the street markets at the other end of France where it melds with Germany, you'll find flammekueche, a sort of Northern European pizza. It too is us... Read recipe »

Socca de Nice

Socca de Nice 0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 8 Preparation 5 mins Cooking 7 mins
If you've wandered around the markets on the Côte d'Azur in the South of France, you've probably seen people munching socca. Usually ... Read recipe »

Mixed fruity tabbouleh

Mixed fruity tabbouleh 0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 30 mins + cooling Cooking 20 mins
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Shaved asparagus, fennel and dill pasta salad

Shaved asparagus, fennel and dill pasta salad0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 20 mins + cooling Cooking 10
Why not try a handful of pine kernels in place of the cheese? Otherwise, shavings of No-Moo Piquant, Cheezly Parmy Style or sprinklings of Cherub Dairy-Fre... Read recipe »

Peasant salad

Peasant salad1 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 20 mins + cooling Cooking 30 mins
GO VEGAN: You can leave the hard-boiled eggs off this salad, or replace with a little diced tofu. A drizzle of agave syrup makes a good substitute for the ... Read recipe »

Mixed bean, apple  and olive salad

Mixed bean, apple and olive salad 0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 20 mins + coling Cooking 12
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Citrus, avocado and rice salad

Citrus, avocado and rice salad 0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 20 mins + coling Cooking 35 mins
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Coconut, lime and tofu salad

Coconut, lime and tofu salad 0 Ratings

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Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 15 mins + chilling Cooking 10 mins
GO VEGAN: Ensure you pick up rice or wheat noodles which don't contain egg! Read recipe »

Root veg chips

Root veg chips 0 Ratings

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 5 mins Cooking 20 mins
Use whatever root vegetables you like, but try to add celeriac for it's beautiful,
nutty-earthy taste. Read recipe »

Sizzling Sweet Potato Skewers

Sizzling Sweet Potato Skewers0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 6 Preparation 30 Cooking 30
Now summer is just round the corner, these orange and honey glazed sweet potato and chicken skewers are easy to rustle up and brighten any BBQ. Also delici... Read recipe »

Taglio-beanie alla puttanesca

Taglio-beanie alla puttanesca 0 Ratings

Category Main course Serves 4 Preparation 10 mins Cooking 35 mins
FREEZE ME: The puttanesca sauce can be frozen in a sealable container or bag. Defrost and reheat thoroughly. Read recipe »