Incredibly flavourful stuffed roasted peppers. Serve with a side salad and some good bread.
This is a robust salad dressing with sharp, strong, savoury tastes. It’s particularly good with salads made out of milder-tasting items such as pasta, potatoes, beans, etc.
This is a great way to use up anchovies that you might have left over from another recipe.
A classic French recipe.
This Caesar Salad Dressing version, which hails from the 1940s, is considered one of the better versions. It’s easy to make — just assemble it all in a blender, and whiz.
Lots of interesting flavours and textures happening in this pasta dish.
The onions turn really sweet because they are cooked for so long, first in the frying pan and then again in the oven. Very nice with a salad with tomatoes in it.
Serve this green butter with dried slices of cold toast and pieces of smoked fish for a light lunch or for an evening meal starter. This butter is also good with something roasted or grilled, such as salmon or lamb.
This is a creamy dressing with a very light lemony taste and texture — very refreshing in the summer. And it’s also incredibly light on your waist line, coming in at just 26 calories per tablespoon.
This can be served warm or cold. It’s great to have in the fridge as a quick side to reach for to liven up dinner plates during the week.
The cheat in this recipe is using a ready-made pizza base. But the flavours are all homemade.
Caesar Salad is usually incredibly fattening, sadly. This incredibly delicious version is very close in taste and composition to the 1940s classic versions, while turning the salad back into a true health food.
A very simple pasta dish to make, flavoured by lightly by anchovies and pine nuts. It’s very tasty if you are an anchovy fan.
This is a very easy version of a tapenade that you make in your blender.
A full-flavoured pasta dish that can be served warm, or chilled as a pasta salad.
Most recipes for whole wheat pasta draw on it because of its alleged health values. This recipe actually draws on it instead for its taste! The sauce stands up to well to the whole wheat pasta and the gutsy tastes really go together.