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Holiday-at-home recipes

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Get that summer feeling with our classic holiday recipes. Transport your tastebuds with Greek lamb kleftiko, Turkish kebabs, Spanish paella, Italian cannoli and plenty more.


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  • Paella mixta in a large frying pan

    Paella mixta

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.14 ratings

    Try our version of paella, made with a combination of meat and seafood. With king prawns, mussels, chorizo and chicken, every forkful is a treat that's reminiscent of Spanish holidays

  • Two servings of Amalfi lemon, chilli & anchovy spaghetti

    Amalfi lemon, chilli & anchovy spaghetti

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    Get a taste of Italy with this Amalfi Coast-inspired spaghetti dish flavoured with lemons, anchovies, chilli, garlic and parmesan

  • Greek bouyiourdi in a dish

    Greek bouyiourdi

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.19 ratings

    Enjoy this baked feta with tomatoes, garlic and chilli as part of a meze lunch. It's perfect for scooping up with warm pitta breads alongside a Greek salad or use keto bread for a keno-friendly version

  • Slow cooker Spanish chicken on a rustic plate

    Slow-cooker Spanish chicken

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.130 ratings

    This slow-cooked stew is packed with Mediterranean flavour from chorizo, olives, tomatoes and peppers. The meat will fall off the bone – mop up the sauce with bread

  • Giant pastel de nata with a slice cut out

    Giant pastel de nata

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.10 ratings

    What could be more decadent than a super-sized pastel de nata? These iconic tarts from Lisbon are made with flaky pastry and a perfectly set custard filling

  • Greek salad in a bowl alongside kebabs and tzatziki

    Greek salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.131 ratings

    Make a fresh and colourful Greek salad in no time. It's great with grilled meats at a barbecue, or on its own as a veggie main

  • Patatas bravas in a bowl with cocktail sticks

    Patatas bravas

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.85 ratings

    Make this classic tapas dish part of your cooking repertoire – it's simply potatoes in a spicy tomato sauce.

  • Easy beef burritos served on tortillas

    Easy beef burritos

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.60 ratings

    Make these easy beef burritos for a simple midweek supper. The meat filling is also great stuffed into a crispy taco, or as an easy chilli con carne with rice

  • Crispy Greek-style pie

    Crispy Greek-style pie

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.451 ratings

    A crispy pie that you can adapt for your needs, add chicken or keep it veggie. A good fail-safe for your repertoire

  • Cannoli on a plate, dusted with icing sugar


    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Learn how to make cannoli with our easy-to-follow recipe. A classic Italian pastry with a crisp shell and creamy, sweet ricotta filling, it's a moreish treat

  • Falafel burgers in a pitta bread with salsa

    Falafel burgers

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.706 ratings

    A healthy burger that's filling too. These are great for anyone after a satisfying bite low in calories.

  • Easy caponata served in a bowl

    Easy caponata stew

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 ratings

    Make this easy Sicilian veggie stew on busy weekends when you're short on time. It takes just 25 minutes from prep to plate and delivers three of your 5-a-day

  • Teriyaki salmon on sesame pak choi with chopsticks

    Teriyaki salmon with sesame pak choi

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.177 ratings

    Sweet chilli, honey, sesame oil, mirin and soy combine to make a punchy sauce for fish. Elaine Paige’s dish is a simple and quick midweek meal

  • Moules frites

    Moules frites

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.17 ratings

    Gordon's moules frites are a treat and easier than you may think to make. Spoil someone today...

  • Lamb kleftiko

    Lamb kleftiko

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.70 ratings

    Seal a leg of lamb in a parcel then roast it long and slow with garlic, lemon, herbs and potatoes to soak up the delicious juices

  • Gyoza


    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.14 ratings

    Learn to make these authentic Japanese meat or vegetable dumplings, known as yaki gyoza, with our step-by-step guide

  • Two NYC-style hot dogs with street-cart onions

    NYC-style hot dogs with street-cart onions

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Try these NYC-inspired hot dogs: frankfurters topped with classic caramelised onions, ketchup, American mustard and a little sauerkraut

  • Old Delhi-style butter chicken in a pan and served on a plate

    Old Delhi-style butter chicken

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.79 ratings

    Head to your spice rack to make this butter chicken curry, a dish that symbolises Indian food for millions of people all over the world

  • Lighter spanakopita

    Lighter spanakopita

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.18 ratings

    This traditional Greek spinach and feta cheese pie gets a healthier makeover - we've slashed the fat, salt and calories

  • Island-style ham, pineapple egg & chips served on a blue plate

    Island-style ham, pineapple egg & chips

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Try a twist on classic ham, egg and chips using our Caribbean spice mix. Sweet and spicy jerk-style spices work so well with salty meats like ham

  • Croissants


    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.32 ratings

    James Martin shares his recipe for this French patisserie classic. It involves some ambitious pastry work, but the end results are worth it

  • Turkish kebabs with tomato chilli sauce

    Turkish kebabs with tomato chilli sauce

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.30 ratings

    These spicy chicken kebabs can be marinated the day before for extra flavour. Wrap in a warm flatbread and top with pickled chilli and cooling yogurt

  • Arancini balls served with a dip

    Arancini balls

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.16 ratings

    Adapt these arancini rice balls to your liking: add fresh herbs, sundried tomatoes or chopped ham. You can also make the balls from leftover cold risotto

  • Moussaka in dish


    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.101 ratings

    Make our easy moussaka for an instant crowd pleaser. This classic Greek dish of layered thinly sliced potato, aubergine and lamb is topped with a creamy béchamel sauce.


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