Black and white brownies

Why we love Good Food: 25th birthday recipes

25 Recipes

To celebrate our 25th birthday, we created a series of recipes you'll create again and again...

Steak & blue cheese en croûte

0

(0 ratings)

This impressive take on beef Wellington sees lean fillet steak spead with Stilton and wrapped in pastry - perfect to wow dinner party guests
  • 2 hours
  • A challenge

Pork vindaloo

3.333335

(6 ratings)

Marinate pork with Indian flavours for this traditionally very spicy, aromatic curry - decrease the number of dried chillies for less heat
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Dandan noodles

4.25

(5 ratings)

This low-calorie Chinese dish uses turkey thigh mince, garlic and ginger - scatter over crushed peanuts before serving for added crunch
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Saffron chicken with coriander dip

5

(3 ratings)

Marinate cheap chicken thighs with lemon, thyme and garlic and roast until crispy - finish with honey and pistachios for sweetness and crunch
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Moroccan-spiced cottage pies

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Spice up traditional cottage pie with Middle Eastern flavours and add chickpeas to the mashed topping for a more exotic beef mince recipe
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort

Tomato & chorizo risotto

5

(12 ratings)

A truly easy weeknight dinner, this rice dish is like a simple paella or jambalaya - add broad beans or sweetcorn for extra colour
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Lobster rolls

5

(1 rating)

Fill hot dog buns or brioche with a luxurious lobster and lemon mayonnaise filling for this New England street-food staple
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Cauliflower crust pizza

4

(15 ratings)

Whiz up cauliflower and ground almonds in a food processor to make this gluten-free pizza base - top with tomatoes, aubergine and cheese
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Smoked haddock gratin

3.541665

(6 ratings)

Smoked fish, bacon, potatoes and crème fraîche are flavoured with onion and thyme and layered up in this comforting one-pot dish
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Spiced duck & date tagine

4.444445

(9 ratings)

Duck legs are stewed in a slow cooker with rich Moroccan spices until meltingly tender - serve over fluffy couscous or rice
  • Easy

Pork & chorizo enchiladas

4.642855

(7 ratings)

This Mexican one-pot dish is a delicious and easy, make-ahead family meal - serve half and freeze the rest for another day
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Ricotta gnudi with sage butter

5

(1 rating)

These light Italian dumplings, made from fine semolina, ricotta and nutmeg, make an elegant dinner party starter
  • 20 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Lamb & aubergine pastitsio

4.583335

(3 ratings)

This cheesy, Greek inspired one-pot stretches out lamb mince with lots of veggies and filling pasta - perfect for cooking on a budget
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Spaghetti alle vongole

4.583335

(3 ratings)

This simple version of an Italian classic combines spaghetti or linguine with clams for an elegant seafood pasta dish that's sure to impress...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Chicken schnitzel with coleslaw

5

(8 ratings)

Chicken breasts are tenderised, covered in breadcrumbs and fried until golden and crispy. A dinner that kids will love cooking and eating.
  • 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Chocolate-dipped cardamom fudge

3.75

(2 ratings)

Buttery fudge is spiked with fragrant cardamom then dipped in dark chocolate - sprinkle with freeze-dried raspberries for extra flavour
  • 1 hour
  • A challenge

Korean crusted roast lamb

5

(2 ratings)

The crust on this roast leg of lamb is based on a Korean barbecue marinade called bulgogi - perfect for a Sunday roast with a difference
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Banana tarte Tatin

5

(1 rating)

Caramel, bananas and buttery pastry work beautifully in this pretty dessert, serve with an indulgent dollop of rum spiced cream
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Hot mocha puddings

3.75

(2 ratings)

It only takes a few minutes to mix, microwave and top these hot chocolate puds with ice cream and liquer for a rich, indulgent dessert
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Black & white brownies

4.204545

(11 ratings)

Improve the classic brownie with gooey chocolate batter topped with a creamy cheesecake mixture for a striking marbled effect
  • 55 mins
  • Easy