Easy but impressive

Easy but impressive recipes

32 Recipes

Less stress, more seduction...

Easy cheesecake


(5 ratings)

This quick, make-ahead dessert is perfect when having a night in just the two of you
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Easy paella


(25 ratings)

Whip up this traditional Spanish dish straight from the storecupboard - it's low-fat too
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Sugared scones


(5 ratings)

A simple and quick scone recipe that has a great sweet finish - the crunchy sugar top adds texture too
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

Mussels in spiced broth


(2 ratings)

Creamy coconut broth with plump orange mussels makes an easy but impressive starter for two
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Smoked salmon carbonara


(20 ratings)

If you've got leftover smoked salmon trimmings, use them up in this creamy, indulgent pasta dish
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Steak & Stilton bruschetta


(3 ratings)

These open steak sandwiches are ready in a flash and make for a substantial and easy meal
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Fennel & lemon risotto


(35 ratings)

This new way with risotto makes an easy supper for two. For a non-veggie option, just add a few cooked, peeled prawns
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gnocchi with lemon & chive pesto


(20 ratings)

Potato gnocchi make a welcome change from pasta. Give them a go in this simple veggie supper for two
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Baked sea bass with fennel


(11 ratings)

Cook your fish Italian-style with this simple recipe - just six ingredients, but full of Mediterranean flavour
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lime possets with raspberries


(18 ratings)

You only need four ingredients for this refreshing summer dessert, plus it can be made a day ahead
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Fried coconut bananas


(4 ratings)

These bananas make the ultimate sticky, sweet finale to a Thai-style meal
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Salmon & spinach with tartare cream


(102 ratings)

Ever-versatile salmon is as popular on our shopping lists as chicken. Make the most of it with this impressive recipe
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Stroganoff steaks


(31 ratings)

Perk up your steak with this updated classic recipe - on the table in about 25 minutes
  • 25 mins
  • Easy


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