Confit of salmon recipe

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Crowd-pleasing recipes that won't break the bank.

1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

We've made leeks the star of our elegant, simple starter. Hazelnuts add crucial crunch and the anchovy dressing gives the dish an umami depth of flavour

30 mins
More effort
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

We’ve swapped potatoes for turnips in this classic French dish, to make the most of a winter veg. Their pepperiness contrasts with the Reblochon cheese

50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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8 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

The parsnip makes the pudding extra light and soft – much like a carrot cake. Its earthy sweetness works wonderfully with the glossy caramel sauce

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Cooking the salmon slowly in oil, or ‘confit’-ing it, is a restaurant way of keeping the fillets wonderfully soft and moist

45 mins
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4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Ready-made pastry and marzipan make these tarts a doddle to make for summer dinner parties

45 mins
Easy
25 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Fresh-tasting and fabulously low-fat chicken - perfect served with sticky coconut rice

50 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Gordon Ramsay keeps the cost of entertaining down by working his magic on a cheap cut of meat

24 hrs
A challenge
56 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

The trick with this classic one-pot is to use a cheaper cut of meat, which means you’ll skimp on price but not quality

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make the onion topping for this simple gastropub-style starter up to two days ahead

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

All the flavours of a gorgeous mug of malty cocoa, combined into a delicious ice cream

15 mins
More effort
10 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Angela's ultimate version of the Italian classic is lower in fat but still wonderfully creamy

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
30 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A smarter version of the traditional rhubarb crumble, perfect for dinner parties - use ready-made dessert pastry to keep it simple

2 hrs
More effort
10 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A simple, fresh-tasting salad to serve as part of a summery buffet

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Serve this healthy, vibrant, veggie blend cold as a Spanish-style gazpacho or hot as a comforting supper

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

The tangy dressing gives this salad a punch and lightness that fits well into a varied buffet lunch

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Throw a whole new spin on fish pie with this flaky puff pastry bake - filled with capers, basmati and red peppers too

50 mins
More effort
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This Spanish-style dish is full of flavour and can be made ahead

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Everyone will love the summery flavours in this veggie main dish

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
33 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These delicious savoury rolls make an excellent side dish for a lunch party

1 hr and 50 mins
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8 ratings 2.8 out of 5 star rating

A tasty party dessert with a juicy raspberry lime drizzle

1 hr and 25 mins
More effort
34 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These fabulous soufflés are not as nervewracking to cook and serve as traditional ones, and can be prepared ahead

1 hr and 20 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This relaxed starter can be whizzed up in just 15 minutes - and it won't break the bank either

15 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The dressing for this filling salad is quite unusual as it has chicken stock in it, which adds a great depth of flavour

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Poaching blueberries really brings out their flavour, especially with a dash of balsamic vinegar

15 mins
Easy
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