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Why we love Good Food: 25th birthday recipes

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

19 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Roast whole sides of salmon with Middle Eastern spices and serve with tangy citrus and currant couscous - perfect for feeding a crowd

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs
A challenge
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13 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Marinate pork with Indian flavours for this traditionally very spicy, aromatic curry - decrease the number of dried chillies for less heat

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Slow-cooked tender ham, potatoes and shallots are enclosed in cheesy cheddar pastry - invest in a pie plate or tin for a crisp base

5 hrs
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3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Spice up traditional cottage pie with Middle Eastern flavours and add chickpeas to the mashed topping for a more exotic beef mince recipe

1 hr and 35 mins
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44 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This elegant seafood dish will really wow someone special with its delicate flavour and texture - pollock or plaice also work well

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Treat yourself to this gourmet roast chicken and chips, marinated in buttermilk for juicy meat and roasted with lemon and thyme until crisp

55 mins
More effort
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
32 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
13 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Smoked fish, bacon, potatoes and crème fraîche are flavoured with onion and thyme and layered up in this comforting one-pot dish

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
16 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

Easy
Gluten-free
14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These light Italian dumplings, made from fine semolina, ricotta and nutmeg, make an elegant dinner party starter

20 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
14 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This simple spaghetti alle vongole combines spaghetti or linguine with clams for an elegant seafood pasta dish that's sure to impress

25 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
A challenge
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This cake is a cross between a carrot and a banana cake, with pineapple thrown in for juicy sweetness - a lovely light dessert or teatime treat

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star 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
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

It only takes a few minutes to mix, microwave and top these hot chocolate puds with ice cream and liqueur for a rich, indulgent dessert

10 mins
Easy
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