Lime semifreddo cheesecake

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Spiced roast side of salmon

4.703125

(16 ratings)

Serve salmon with paprika, ginger and honey mustard glaze for an Indian-inspired, original roast
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lime semifreddo cheesecake

5

(5 ratings)

This attractive frozen dessert can be made ahead and frozen for up to 3 months - perfect to get ahead for a Christmas dinner party
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Feed-a-crowd chunky beef chilli

3.5

(5 ratings)

The ultimate make-ahead dish, this chilli con carne can be frozen for up to 2 months - simply add more chillies to turn up the heat
  • 3 hours
  • Easy

Pineapple & ginger Pavlova

5

(3 ratings)

Pile whipped cream and charred pineapple on a meringue base to create a stunning dinner party dessert which you can make ahead
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Salted caramel choc pots

3.704545

(22 ratings)

Combining sweet and salty flavours really works when chocolate and toffee is involved - best served in individual portions
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Courgette fritters

4.43182

(11 ratings)

Grate your courgette and add to a pancake batter then fry up these mini veggie patties with chilli dip
  • 16 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Nutty caramel & choc sundaes

4.5

(2 ratings)

Reach into your storecupboard and freezer to create this sumptuous ice cream medley with salted peanuts, biscuits and caramel
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Sausage & bean casserole

4.6586

(93 ratings)

A comforting and hearty one-pot sausage stew with chorizo, smoked paprika and plenty of vegetables
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Jamaican grilled fish

3.75

(2 ratings)

John Torode's authentic Caribbean marinade of beer, paprika and onion powder is put to best use on sustainable snapper or bream
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Smoky pork & black bean tacos

4.80435

(23 ratings)

Mexican pork chilli with a smoky barbecued flavour, served in crispy tortilla shells with ripe avocado
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate & raspberry pots

4.066665

(15 ratings)

These individual fluffy chocolate mousses are a great way to get kids into the kitchen to build their skills
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Mini banoffee pies

4.775

(10 ratings)

Go retro with this easy and ever-popular dessert that's been given a smart dinner party makeover
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

After-dinner mint cream

4.25

(4 ratings)

This creamy syllabub is a spin on classic mint choc chip and a great way to use up leftover chocolates
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Easy pea & mint soup

4.285715

(7 ratings)

This chilled, no-cook dish makes a refreshing starter
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Figs with prosciutto

3.55

(5 ratings)

A super-quick, delicious fig and prosciutto dish, great for a starter or snack
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Quick mango pudding

3.5

(4 ratings)

If you've taken time to make a special main course, why not take the pressure off and serve this simple but delicious pud
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Mustard-stuffed chicken

4.636515

(445 ratings)

This is so good we'd be surprised if this chicken fillet recipe doesn't become a firm favourite. Save it to your My Good Food collection and enjoy
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Parmesan spring chicken

4.49809

(131 ratings)

Full of spring flavours, the Parmesan coating gives a satisfying crunch and the meat stays tender
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

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