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Quick spicy crab, chilli and lemon pasta

Quick spicy crab, chilli and lemon pasta

A super-easy pasta dish with crab, chilli and lemon. It can be thrown together in...

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Quick chicken kebabs with gremolata

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Quick chicken kebabs with gremolata

By using a few shop-bought ingredients, you can make these speedy chicken kebabs with herby...

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Cheat’s beef tacos

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Cheat’s beef tacos

These beef tacos are so easy to prepare and ready in just 15 minutes –...

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Cheat’s bubble and squeak cakes with smoked haddock and eggs

Best of British recipes

Cheat’s bubble and squeak cakes with smoked haddock...

This easy recipe livens up an ordinary pack of bubble and squeak with the smoky...

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Black forest cherry dessert

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Black forest cherry dessert

All the wonderful flavours of cherries, brandy and chocolate in an instant dessert. Serve with...

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Blueberry sponge slice

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Blueberry sponge slice

This easy blueberry dessert recipe is made with ready-made madeira sponge so it’s ready in...

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Home-made choc ices

Frozen dessert recipes

Home-made choc ices

There’s no need to cook with this delightful dessert. Kids and adults alike will love...

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Italian trifle (tiramisu)

Dinner ideas for two

Italian trifle (tiramisu)

This Italian trifle recipe is made with sponge soaked in espresso and layered with fresh...

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Toffee apple trifle

Dinner inspiration in 20 minutes

Toffee apple trifle

This delectable toffee apple trifle recipe makes a quick and easy dessert. It takes just...

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Nutella mousse

Nutella mousse

Possibly the quickest, easiest chocolate mousse recipe you’ll ever make.

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Quick lamb tagine

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Quick lamb tagine

Take your tastebuds on a Moroccan adventure with this quick and easy lamb tagine recipe...

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Christmas rocky road

Christmas rocky road

Savour the memory of Christmas with this delightful Christmas rocky road, made from leftover Christmas...

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Cheat’s Thai chilli beef

Cheat’s Thai chilli beef

This wonderfully fresh and spicy Asian-style beef recipe is ready in just 15 minutes.

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Cheat’s chicken and leek pot pies

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Cheat’s chicken and leek pot pies

This pie recipe uses ready-roasted chicken and ready-made mashed potato for a super-quick pie ready...

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Baileys coffee and ice cream

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Baileys coffee and ice cream

You’re four ingredients away from a quick dessert recipe. All you need to do is...

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Cheat’s ravioli pasta bake

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Cheat’s ravioli pasta bake

You’ve had garlic bread with your pasta bake, but have you ever had it on...

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Cheat’s vegetable chilli jackets

Cheat’s vegetable chilli jackets

We’ve given baked potato jackets a Mediterranean twist by topping them with a combination of...

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Cheat’s smoked kipper kedgeree

Cheat’s smoked kipper kedgeree

Make this quick and easy kedgeree dish with a pre-cooked pack of rice to save...

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Orange and date sticky toffee pudding

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Orange and date sticky toffee pudding

This rich and indulgent sticky toffee pudding recipe has a zingy, fruity twist.

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Quick cauliflower cheese

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Quick cauliflower cheese

This quick cauliflower cheese recipe is ideal as a light supper for two people or...

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Quick satay chicken skewers with rice

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Quick satay chicken skewers with rice

Using time-saving ingredients, this speedy satay recipe is ready in just 25 minutes. You can...

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Sticky duck with quick egg fried rice

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Sticky duck with quick egg fried rice

A quick Chinese-style duck and egg fried rice recipe that’s surprisingly low in calories.

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Teriyaki salmon with stir-fry vegetables

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Teriyaki salmon with stir-fry vegetables

This healthy Asian recipe is low in calories and saturated fat. A great dinner party...

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Cheat’s hot-smoked salmon tart

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Cheat’s hot-smoked salmon tart

Spread the pastry case with pesto before adding the filling. You can take the leftovers...

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