Working from home lunch recipes

It’s easy to tire of making yourself lunch every day. But being near your oven and stove at lunchtime offers all kinds of opportunities. So #reclaimyourlunchbreak! We’ve included recipe ideas that are easy to make in bulk at the weekend and reheat throughout the week as well. Browse our quick salads, sandwiches, slow-cooks, soups and pastas.

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Smoked mackerel toasties

Mackerel recipes

Smoked mackerel toasties

Meaty smoked mackerel can stand up to bold flavours, making it the perfect sandwich filler. Try it in these quick...

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Brown butter radishes and ricotta on toast

Radish recipes

Brown butter radishes and ricotta on toast

The peppery flavour of radishes contrasts beautifully with nutty brown butter and creamy ricotta in this simple lunch recipe. Have...

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Crispy chicken niçoise

Chicken thigh recipes

Crispy chicken niçoise

Nuggets of fried chicken thighs complete with golden crispy skin are one of the best things you can eat. Serve...

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Cauliflower, white bean and yuzu soup

Healthy soup recipes

Cauliflower, white bean and yuzu soup

The unique zingy sweetness of Japanese yuzu juice gives this cauliflower soup a bright lift of acidity without too much...

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Bacon and harissa flatbread pizzas

Flatbread recipes

Bacon and harissa flatbread pizzas

When these came out of the test kitchen, it was hard to stop eating them, put it that way! Using...

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Turmeric eggs with spinach and pickled shallots

Brunch recipes

Turmeric eggs with spinach and pickled shallots

The spinach yogurt base in this delicious turmeric eggs recipe takes inspiration from Turkish eggs. The eggs are fried in...

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Trout rillettes with dill and green grapes

Healthy fish recipes

Trout rillettes with dill and green grapes

We love this rustic trout rillette for two reasons. 1. It couldn’t be easier to prepare. 2. It looks beautiful...

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Pan bagnat

Sandwich recipes

Pan bagnat

Pan bagnat – essentially a salad niçoise in a crusty roll – is a taste of southern France in a...

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Courgettes and ricotta on toast

Courgette recipes

Courgettes and ricotta on toast

June heralds the start of courgette season – a vegetable which needs very little doing to it when it’s at...

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Ultimate caesar salad

Working from home lunch recipes

Ultimate caesar salad

Here it is: our best of the best caesar salad. Easy enough to whip up in minutes, tasty enough to...

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Air fryer halloumi with spiced honey glaze

15-minute meal recipes

Air fryer halloumi with spiced honey glaze

A snack that’s tough to beat, this crisp, chewy air fryer halloumi is livened up with a subtly spiced honey...

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Gruyère and pastrami toasties with chilli fig jam

Toastie recipes

Gruyère and pastrami toasties with chilli fig jam

This is toasted sandwich nirvana! Preserve the figgy goodness in this chilli fig jam – the perfect accompaniment to any...

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Super herby tabbouleh

Working from home lunch recipes

Super herby tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is one of those rare dishes where herbs are treated as the star important ingredient, rather than a garnish...

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Pea fritter and halloumi focaccia sandwich

30-minute meal recipes

Pea fritter and halloumi focaccia sandwich

A fritter is one of the best things you can put in a sandwich, especially when using fluffy focaccia. These...

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Gammon schnitzel sandwich with pineapple piccalilli

30-minute meal recipes

Gammon schnitzel sandwich with pineapple piccalilli

Pineapple and piccalilli are gammon’s best friends, so we’ve combined the two to create a knockout relish for this epic...

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Prawn cocktail sub with avocado and Tabasco relish

30-minute meal recipes

Prawn cocktail sub with avocado and Tabasco relish

This is not any old sandwich. We’ve combined two classic prawn dishes to create this killer sub. All the classic...

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