There's something highly satisfying about chucking all the ingredients into one pot and leaving them to meld into something full of flavour! Less washing-up too...
This demands the reddest, ripest tomatoes, so is a good one for autumn eating - and even winter, as long as you can find tomatoes with plenty of flavour. One of the most popular recipes on the site, and it's easy to see why!
For Delia, this superb casserole heralds the start of winter eating...and it's a great one for entertaining as it needs no attention as it cooks. Like many casseroles, it's even better if you can make it the day before.
Delia loves braised sausages - and this glorious recipe reveals why: succulent pork complemented with apples and juniper create a brilliant winter warmer. Comfort food at its best.
Cooking steak and kidney as a casserole with dumplings - rather than the more usual pie or suet pudding - makes the dish lighter. Serve it with plenty of seasonal vegetables.
This wonderful, Mexican-inspired recipe is packed with zingy flavours and creaminess too! A brilliant choice for both family eating and entertaining.
A wonderful one-pot winter warmer, originally devised by Delia in 1978 - proof that the very best recipes are timeless!
An unusual, colourful stew that is perfect for entertaining - just add plain rice to serve. Spices, squash, sweetcorn and red pepper provide the Latin American elements, giving the dish masses of visual appeal and great flavour.
Vegetarians certainly won't feel short-changed with this sumptuous meat-free version of shepherd's pie: in fact, meat eaters will no doubt love it as much as they do!
There are some luxuries in the kitchen that really do help to perk up certain dishes, and one of these is a bottle of Calvados because it seems to have within it all the concentrated aroma and flavour of an apple loft. This recipe can be doubled
It's no surprise that this lovely French classic has stood the test of time: perfect for a supper party or Sunday lunch. Try to make it the day before so the full flavours can develop.
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