From pies and tarts to fishcakes, curries and casseroles, savoury recipes are the mainstay of everyone's repertoire. With almost 1400 recipes on the site, there are literally hundreds of mouthwatering ideas to choose from...
Lentils and other pulses are invaluable if you need to eat cheaply - not only do they fill you up but they are also an important source of pure protein and less expensive than chicken or meat. This spicy veggie curry is a good example…
Light and fresh with zingy citrus and herbs: what more could you want from a veggie pasta dish when you're hungry but don't have much time to cook?
Potato wedges are a good way of maximising the fibre and nutritious elements of a potato but can be bland. These wedges are anything but - melted cheese and spring onions make them special enough for a buffet.
This very quick supper dish for two (or starter for four) has the luxurious addition of smoked salmon and a very moreish wine and creme fraiche sauce. Sure to become a favourite!
For me, mussels are still a luxury food that cost very little money. I don't think anything can match their exquisite, fresh-from-the-sea flavour. In this recipe every precious drop of mussel juice is used, which gives a lovely, concentrated flavour.
I think a Stroganoff made with lambs' kidneys is even nicer than one made with fillet steak.
Hollandaise is one of the greatest classic French sauces, plus Delia's version of Foaming Hollandaise
The absence of high street fishmongers nowadays always poses problems, so it's important to point out that this recipe can be made using all frozen shellfish and any variety of white fish. However, what we recommend (because they are so good in December)
This recipe is courtesy of Mark Mitson and is an absolute winner to serve with drinks at Christmas or any time. I've never been keen on fiddly canapes, and these are so simple and easy, and absolutely never fail to please.
This way of serving haggis is perfect for a Burns Night or New Year's supper party, it can be prepared well ahead and cooked when you need it.
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