Cheating certainly doensn't mean any reduction in flavour or quality of the finished dish: all it does is free your time up by using a brilliant shop-bought ingredient. What could be simpler?
These are so named because they are such a breeze: no making pastry, no rolling out, no lining tins – nothing but the thinnest ready-rolled rounds of melt-in-the-mouth pastry, sitting quietly in the freezer waiting to be summoned for a quick starter or a
From the freezer and storecupboard to the table in roughly 20 minutes. Not bad.
No not bread sarnies. These are slices of sticky, fragrant marinated steak, served wrapped in lettuce leaves.
There are a lot of red curry pastes out there, but this is the best. If you would like it more fiery, add a little extra paste.
Plenty of Italian influence in this wonderfully ingenious recipe…as we all know, ham and cheese are made for each other, so simply add polenta for a quick and easy supper dish.
Delia describes this soup as 'one of the best I've ever tasted' and we're certainly not arguing with that! Some soups are hearty and filling enough to make a substantial lunch and this Italian classic is one of them: just add bread…
A truly authentic chilli con carne, this, with the classic accompaniments of pinto beans, grated cheese, raw onion, saltine crackers and soured cream. A lovely cheat recipe, Delia makes it with steak, rather than mince, for a better texture.
Never has a quiche Lorraine – essentially an egg, bacon and cream tart – been so easy to make, without losing any of its classic flavour and texture.
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