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?
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…
Another very quick curry using ready-blended spices. If you like the sambal, stock up with the coconut as it freezes really well.
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.
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