Main Dishes

My main dish recipes contain a mix of ingredients from meat, fish and vegetarian options. Some recipes contain lots of complex and delicious ingredients, others are simple and easy. From stews, casseroles to a delicate grilled fish, these are all my favourite main dish recipes.

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Traditional ratatouille recipe

Traditional ratatouille recipe

Ratatouille is a French vegetable stew made with fresh summer vegetables and flavoured with Mediterranean herbs. This traditional ratatouille recipe is a bright and colourful dish, packed with flavour and which immediately makes you think of the south of France. Side...

Chicken saltimbocca with sage and prosciutto

Chicken saltimbocca with sage and prosciutto

This chicken saltimbocca recipe features pan-seared chicken with sage wrapped in prosciutto. It is then cooked to perfection in a delicious white wine sauce with a hint of lemon. An easy and delicious dinner recipe that comes together in under 30 minutes. It is...

Mango chicken curry with coconut

Mango chicken curry with coconut

This creamy chicken curry with mango is a deliciously mild and slightly sweet curry packed with flavour. It combines chicken breasts poached in a creamy coconut sauce with naturally sweet, fresh, juicy mangos. The medley of fruit, coconut and spices creates a...

Chicken with flat beans and bell pepper

Chicken with flat beans and bell pepper

This chicken recipe with flat beans and bell pepper features seared chicken and sautéed vegetables with garlic and ginger. This colourful dish is a delicious everyday meal and is ready in only 30 minutes. A great and healthy dinner option made with fresh and easy to...

South African Bobotie

South African Bobotie

South African bobotie is a fruity and spiced minced meat dish covered with a creamy egg custard. Often considered as South Africa's national dish, this Cape Malay curry has a perfect balance of spice and sweetness. Traditionally served with a bowl of fragrant yellow...

How to cook mussels mariniere

How to cook mussels mariniere

Mussels marinières is a delicious classic mussels recipe. Steaming the mussels with onions, garlic and celery gives this dish its subtle yet delicate taste, which is rather sweet and soft with a hint of ocean flavour. Moules marinières or steamed mussels is considered...

Wild boar stew with mushrooms

Wild boar stew with mushrooms

This easy, hearty and comforting wild boar stew recipe is loaded with aromatic herbs and mushrooms. Braising the wild boar meat in red wine makes it tender enough to just melt in your mouth. This wild boar casserole is a perfect dish to make ahead of time or to...

Spanish chorizo and chickpea stew

Spanish chorizo and chickpea stew

This hearty Spanish chorizo and chickpea stew is packed with smoky Mediterranean flavours. This one-pot meal only takes 30 minutes to prepare, which makes this comfort food a perfect camping meal or an easy weeknight dinner. Chickpeas and chorizo are two ingredients...

One pot Spanish rice with chorizo and tomatoes

One pot Spanish rice with chorizo and tomatoes

This quick one-pot Spanish rice with chorizo and tomatoes is full of bold flavours. Perfect for an easy weekday dinner at home and even better as camping food. What is Spanish chorizo? Spanish chorizo is a sausage made from coarsely chopped pork meat and pork fat then...

Grilled Lemon & Herb chicken skewers

Grilled Lemon & Herb chicken skewers

BBQ Lemon & Herb chicken skewers grilled to perfection are soft, juicy and packed with flavour. They are very easy to prepare (just marinade-and-cook) which makes for great camping food to cook on the grill or barbecue. Preparing chicken skewers, chicken kabobs or...

Dogfish stew with fennel, red pepper and tomatoes

Dogfish stew with fennel, red pepper and tomatoes

Dogfish with fennel, red bell peppers and tomatoes combined into a delicious stew. The addition of olives, oregano and basil will give it a definite Mediterranean twist. I love to experiment with new ingredients, so when I found fresh dogfish at my local fish monger I...

French tartiflette recipe – Easy potato and cheese comfort food

French tartiflette recipe – Easy potato and cheese comfort food

This french tartiflette recipe blends potatoes, bacon, onions and gooey Reblochon cheese into a delicious casserole dish. Comfort food at its best and easy to make with just a few ingredients. What is tartiflette? Tartiflette is a traditional french potato dish...

Braised Belgian endives with bacon and creamy cheese sauce

Braised Belgian endives with bacon and creamy cheese sauce

The distinctive sweet and bitter flavour of the braised Belgian endives combined with the cheese and salty bacon makes this under 30 minutes recipe an amazing and easy everyday meal. What are Belgian endives? Belgian endives, also locally known as 'chicons' in French,...

Easy Chilli con carne

Easy Chilli con carne

This easy Chilli con carne recipe is packed with healthy veggies, fragrant spices and lots of flavour. Real and authentic comfort food and just delicious. A bowl of chilli con carne has always been delicious comfort food for me. Not only on a cold winter's day, but...

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