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Fire up the flavour and feel better! With the super powers of herbs and spices at your fingertips, you’ll stop relying on salt to flavour your food – and your health will benefit! Find out more about Cooking With Herbs & Spices
 

Spicy Vegetable Tagine

Spicy Vegetable Tagine

Although a one-pot dish on its own, this tagine is superb with the quick and easy couscous recipe given below. If you can’t find dried cherries, use dried or frozen cranberries instead.
Pasta Presto

Pasta Presto

Pasta is easy to prepare and you can make it special with toppings of fresh herbs and a drizzle of good olive oil or a sprinkle of shaved hard cheese. Here are more quick ideas.
Chicken and Cherry Tomato Pappardelle

Chicken and Cherry Tomato Pappardelle

Chicken, cherry tomatoes and rocket complement each other beautifully in this quick pasta dish that is perfect for both a midweek meal or a celebration.
Lets Do Brunch!

Let’s Do Brunch!

Lazy weekends or indulgent late mornings are the best time to enjoy a leisurely brunch. To make it easy, keep the following convenience staples in your pantry or freezer: maple syrup, canned corn, rolled oats, frozen spinach and peas, frozen berries and, of course, always have eggs in your fridge!
Quick and Healthy Eggs

Quick and Healthy Eggs

Eggs are fantastic if you want something quick. An omelette is fast food at its best. Basil, parsley or chives are a perfect addition, or spice it up with Vietnamese mint or Thai basil. A zesty tomato chutney will give it flair. This recipe serves 1.
Thai-style Vegetable Stir-fry

Thai-style Vegetable Stir-fry

Ginger, chillies, garlic and spring onions provide great flavour to this simple Thai stir-fry. It is not only quick and easy to prepare but tremendously good for you, as well.
Stir-fried Squid with Chilli and Fresh Ginger

Stir-fried Squid with Chilli and Fresh Ginger

Rings of tender squid are briefly stir-fried with garlic, chilli and fresh colourful vegetables in this speedy dinner dish. Take care not to overcook the squid as it has a tendency to toughen if cooked for too long. Serve with basmati rice.
Stir-fried Chicken with Coconut Milk

Stir-fried Chicken with Coconut Milk

An aromatic, delicious and quick-to-prepare stir-fry dish.
Rosti with horseradish

Rosti with horseradish

Horseradish cream adds a lovely flavour to this traditonal Swiss dish.
Quick Ham and Cheese Quiche

Quick Ham and Cheese Quiche

With ready-rolled shortcrust pastry you can whip up a tasty, homemade quiche in no time, then leave it to bake. A colourful salad and boiled new potatoes go with it perfectly.
Quick Chicken Laksa

Quick Chicken Laksa

This popular South-East Asian noodle soup is very versatile; you can make it using chicken, tofu, mixed seafood or a combination of all three. Laksa paste is sold in jars in specialist grocery stores, larger supermarkets and online — it can vary a little in heat, so adjust the quantity to suit your taste.
seafood and vegetable stir-fry

Mixed seafood and vegetable stir-fry

A tempting and easy to prepare and cook Asian dish that's perfect for a midweek meal.
Grilled Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce

Grilled Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce

Grilled fish is probably the easiest and quickest meal in the world to cook and is extremely nutritious. A simple lemon sauce is all it needs to dress it up, but also try it with pesto, or a horseradish sauce made by mixing 1 tablespoon horseradish cream through 125 g sour cream.
Greek-style Lamb Kebabs

Greek-style Lamb Kebabs

Kebabs are a quick and easy way to cook meat on a barbecue. Keep them turning on their skewers to ensure thorough cooking and even browning. If you are using wooden skewers, make sure to soak them for at least 30 minutes so they don't catch alight on the barbecue.
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