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...
Delia's Potato, Cheese and Spring Onion Souffle is from Delia's Happy Christmas, but it's too good to only eat once a year.
Made with smoked haddock this is good as a light lunch with some home-made wholemeal bread or toast, it is also a perfect starter for a Hogmanay or Burns Night supper
This is virtually an all-in-one meal cooked under the grill, except perhaps it needs a few new potatoes and a green salad to accompany it.
Beetroot is either loved or hated – mostly the latter I suspect, because in this country people have a surfeit of it doused in strong vinegar. But its lovers know of its earthy charm and delicious but distinctive flavour. It makes wonderful soup...
Puttanesca has always been one of my favourite pasta sauces – strong and gutsy, with lots of flavour – then one inspired day I decided to try it on a pizza base instead. The result is brilliant.
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
Pumpkin and other squashes make excellent soup in the autumn...you could even try serving this in the hollowed-out pumpkin shell for visual appeal, perfect for Halloween!
Use any firm white-fleshed fish such as cod, haddock or pollack for this recipe. Dusting the fish with flour and Parmesan adds a lovely golden crust. The Romesco sauce - made from walnuts - is the finishing touch.
This may sound like a snack but it is actually very substantial and just the thing for an impromptu supper for two.
Serve with Curried Parsnip and Apple Soup with Parsnip Crisps, as it extends the parsnip flavour, but it's also good with tomato or any other soup.
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