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...
The last thing you want on a picnic is a pie that disintegrates which is why this one - which holds its shape well and is easy to slice - is perfectly portable.
This American classic recipe uses a version of shortcrust pastry that is used for sweet open-faced flans and tarts. It's richer than shortcrust, but very crisp, and the eggs give it a shortbread quality. Nuts can sometimes be added; here there are toasted
In winter, when root vegetables are in season and full of flavour, this easy pie makes a wonderful alternative to meat or fish and will appeal to vegetarians if you replace the lard with other vegetable fat.
You know what it's like when you just love a particular dish? Delia reveals that this Italian classic is her supper of choice at her favourite London trattoria...
Slow-cooking lamb, as in this recipe, intensifies its flavour and makes for very tender meat. Enjoy this Mediterranean-style dish - a real winner when entertaining.
This lovely traditional hotpot is comfort food at its best. Its name dates from the time when it was baked at home, then wrapped in blankets to keep hot and provide lunch for a day at the races.
This great Sunday lunch recipe for roast lamb can be served with gravy or Rosemary and Onion Sauce, which is also good with lamb chops, or bangers and mash.
Whether you're a vegetarian or not, some meals without meat will eventually become a necessity - but that does not mean they can't be just as good, as this proves.
You won’t believe this one until you try it - nothing short of sensational, I would say. Everybody loves shepherd’s pie, but few have the time to make it… until now!
This may sound like a long-winded recipe but in fact you can prepare the pastry and filling ahead - then simply assemble and cook it all when you want to eat. Ideal fodder for a cold day...
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