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  • Tomato bruschetta on board with olive oil

    Tomato bruschetta

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.91 ratings

    Make our simple tomato bruschetta as a classic Italian starter. Ideal for a summer gathering with friends, this easy dish is fresh, tasty and full of flavour

  • Baked camembert in a pot with toasted bread

    Baked camembert

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.29 ratings

    Oven-cook or air-fry your favourite soft cheese until gooey for this last-minute crowd-pleaser. An easy recipe for a dinner party or when entertaining at Christmas

  • Three smoked mackerel toasted crumpets

    Smoked mackerel on toasted crumpets

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Try our easy starter – the filling can be made well in advance and chilled. Once your guests arrive, toast the crumpets and pile the filling on top

  • Baked feta with sesame & honey served in a small terracotta dish

    Baked feta with sesame & honey

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.20 ratings

    Combine the flavours of salty cheese and sweet honey to create a dish that’s so much more than the sum of its parts. Rich and decadent, serve with warm pitta

  • Minted melon, tomato & prosciutto salad

    Minted melon, tomato & prosciutto salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Quality produce makes this dish, Charentais melon, heirloom tomatoes and salty prosciutto marry beautifully. Ideal as a sharing platter starter for a summer dinner party

  • Buffalo cauliflower served with ranch dip and celery sticks

    Buffalo cauliflower wings

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.35 ratings

    Make 'buffalo cauliflower' for a veggie take on the spicy American classic. Served with a ranch dip, it makes an excellent Friday night sharing treat

  • Halloumi, carrot & orange salad served on a plate

    Halloumi, carrot & orange salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.91 ratings

    Serve this halloumi, carrot, orange and watercress salad with a mustard and honey dressing for an easy lunch or starter. It takes just 20 minutes to make and delivers one of your 5-a-day

  • Spring onions with romesco sauce on a plate, on a table

    Charred spring onions & romesco

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make this moreish vegetarian dish as an easy starter for a dinner party. You can make it in 20 minutes and the sauce can be prepped ahead of time

  • A bowl of roasted red pepper soup with crispy croutons

    Roasted red pepper soup with crispy croutons

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Warm up on colder evenings with this vibrant soup, spiked with fiery chilli powder and harissa. The crispy croutons are optional but add a satisfying crunch

  • Two dirty martini prawn cocktails

    Dirty martini prawn cocktail

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Give the classic prawn cocktail a makeover with a boozy twist – you then need to choose whether to shake or stir the martini dressing

  • A selection of jamon & wild garlic croquetas

    Jamon & wild garlic croquetas

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make these jamón croquetas ahead if you like to save time when you're hosting a dinner party. After they’ve been coated, the raw croquetas can be frozen

  • Padron peppers served in a bowl

    Padron peppers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.16 ratings

    Serve these padron peppers as a side dish or starter as part of a Spanish-inspired feast. They're simple to make, require little prep and take five minutes to cook

  • A serving of chicken koftas with hummus & salad

    Chicken koftas with hummus & salad

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Enjoy chicken koftas with hummus and salad for a healthy lunch. The tahini in the hummus is made from sesame seeds, which are thought to have anti-inflammatory properties

  • Purple sprouting broccoli tempura with nuoc cham served on a wooden platter

    Purple sprouting broccoli tempura with nuoc cham

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Use a combination of cornflour and plain flour to make the crispiest tempura. It pairs wonderfully with nuoc cham, a sweet-sour Vietnamese dipping sauce

  • Two bowls of spinach & ricotta ravioli

    Spinach & ricotta ravioli

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Master the art of making pasta with our ravioli, filled with creamy ricotta, spinach and a runny egg yolk. For best results, use a pasta machine

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