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?
Although moussaka is a Greek classic, Delia has added an Italian element with a ricotta topping for a creamy and lighter touch than the traditional bechamel sauce.
So easy to make and with almost no fat at all these jellies are a real winner, especially after Christmas when you need a respite from rich food!
These heavenly little trifles are actually an assembly job with plenty of tropical flavours: rum-soaked sponge, bananas, mangoes and pineapple, topped with a vanilla-infused layer of mascarpone and custard. Who could resist?
Bought tortelloni is jazzed up with the addition of leeks and Gorgonzola, to create a handsome and filling supper dish.
Crunchy turrón, rich butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice cream combine to great effect in these lovely sundaes.
This is a lovely salad for outdoor eating on a warm, sunny summer's day.
This Middle Eastern salad is so pretty and summery, and if you have mint in the garden that is growing as wild as a jungle – as mine does – it's a wonderful way to use some of it!
Little Italian dumplings made from potato, flour and egg are a great vehicle for carrying other flavours. Here, Delia has used spinach and cheese for a vegetarian version, but you can try other variations too.
A lovely vegetarian recipe for one person...or you could make a batch to freeze some.
Tarragon, wine, grapes and cream complement chicken beautifully in this classic summery French dish to serve one.
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