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...
Chinese-style recipes are often perfect for one, because many of them are made at top speed. The trouble is that Westerners are often inclined to add a little extra cooking time, and the end result can be just that little bit overdone.
A meat curry for one? Well, why not? By the time it's cooked, your kitchen will have a marvellous spicy aroma, you'll be ravenous – and you'll really appreciate it.
The amount of mince gives enough to also make Spaghetti with Mexican Sauce
The flavour of orange zest does something quite magical to the flavour of rhubarb, and this light, fluffy meringue pie is a perfect dessert for late spring. ‘Pile-it-high meringue', incidentally, applies only if you have extra egg whites to use up..
So simple to make and easy to serve.
Those who claim not to be able to make pastry will love this easy American rhubarb pie, as presentation skills really aren't needed! It's also lower in calories than a conventional pie as the top is left uncovered.
Yes, this really is easy. You can now buy packs of three different selections of ready-prepared game, or you can use all cubed venison.
This is what I call comfort food - the kind of thing to make on a cold, grey winter's day. You can vary the vegetables if you like (I quite like it with mushrooms replacing half the leeks).
This traditional pudding will go down a treat after a roast lunch on Sunday - serve it with plenty of cream for the finishing touch.
If you can get hold of a wild rabbit for this, so much the better.
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