Main course

  • Hoi Sin Chicken Lettuce Cups

    These crisp, fresh parcels are popular appetisers, found on Chinese restaurant menus worldwide. They're perfect whenever you fancy a lighter bite!Serves 2-4 Preparation time: 5 minutesReady in 10 minutesIngredientsFor the...

  • Cantonese Beef & Black Bean Noodles

    Based on a traditional recipe from Southern China, the distinctive black bean flavour of this recipe evokes the bustling streets of Hong Kong. Serves 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Ready...

  • Chicken chow mein

    We’ve packed this classic noodle stir-fry with oodles of flavour and an abundance of healthy vegetables. Serves: 4 Ready in 35 minutes, plus marinatingIngredients 4 tbsp light soy sauce 2...

  • Speedy vegetable noodles with tofu

    Tofu is a delicious alternative to meat – and it’s just one of the highlights in this sizzling medley of flavours.Serves: 4 Ready in 25 minutesIngredients 350g dried egg noodles...

  • Special prawn fried rice

    Our fakeaway version of the takeaway classic is a meal in itself, with every mouthful packed full of juicy prawns and mushrooms.Serves: 4 Ready in 30 minutes Ingredients350g dried long-grain...

  • Pork in black bean sauce

    Black bean sauce is made from fermented soya beans and it brings a delicious saltiness to Chinese dishes. You’ll find it at most supermarkets.Serves: 4 Ready in 25 minutes, plus...

  • Sweet and sour chicken

    This classic Chinese takeaway dish is all about the contrast of sweet and sour – and in our version it’s the sweetness of the pineapple and the sour hit of...

  • Seafood Risotto

    You’ll find a version of Risotto ai Frutti di Mare at most Italian seaside resorts. It’s Michela’s favourite summer beach food and she eats it every time we hit the...
  • Chiappa family pizza

    This recipe is super-simple and works really well with an outdoor pizza oven or a regular kitchen oven. Miki’s favourite toppings are mushroom and onion; Emi likes mascarpone, sliced cherry...
  • Ken Hom’s Thai green curry

    Serves: 2Ingredients 225g boneless chicken breast diced into 1inch pieces1 tsp light soy sauce1 tsp shaoxing rice wine1 tsp sesame oil1 tsp cornflour1 tbsp groundnut oil1 ½ tbsp finely sliced...
  • Ken Hom’s sweet and sour chicken recipe

    Serves: 2Ingredients200g sliced chicken breast2 tbsp rapeseed oil2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped2 tsp finely chopped ginger1 tsp grated orange zest1 tsp grated lemon zest100g diced onion or shallots½ a...
  • 7 Easter main course recipe ideas

    Make a feast to remember this Easter Sunday with our top 7 Easter recipe ideas for main courses. From traditional Slow roast spring lamb and Windsor Crown Roast of Lamb...
  • Top 10 Thai recipes

    Chicken satay, pad Thai, crab cakes and Thai green curry are just a few of the delightful aromatic dishes that make Thai cuisine so famous all over the world. Not...
  • Piquant mini burgers with apple and chilli slaw

    Makes: 10-12 mini burgersPreparation time: 25 minutes plus 20 minutes chilling timeCooking time: under 10 minutesIngredients 450g/1lb beef minceSalt and freshly milled black pepperGrated zest of 1 small lemon30ml/2 tbsp...