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WHETHER  you are planning a special occasion Sunday roast or a midweek family dinner, you’ll find loads of ideas and inspiration from our featured recipes below. Use the search button to find your favourites.
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Christmas Roast Turkey & Ham

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Crispy Honey Chicken

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Slow Cooker Lamb Casserole

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Chicken & Bacon in a Rich Cherry Tomato Sauce

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Chicken

Cheese Stuffed Tex-Mex Chicken Meatballs -Slow Cooker

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Chicken Meatballs in a Spicy Peanut sauce with Egg Noodles

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Chicken Stir Fry with Oyster Sauce and Chilli

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Chicken Egg Foo Young

Mexican-Chicken

Mexican Chicken filled Baked Sweet Potato – Gluten Free

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Chicken Biryani

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Chicken Gyros

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Thai Chicken Croquettes

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Crispy Sweet & Sour Chicken

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Lunch

Chicken, Cheddar & Spring Onion Sandwich Spread

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Chicken Fajita Sandwich Filler

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Main Course

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Bake

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Chicken

Cajun Chicken Burger

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Coconut, Ginger & Chilli Soup with Grilled Chicken & Prawn

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Chicken, Bacon & Mushroom Pie – gluten free

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Chicken, Smoked Bacon & Mushroom Lasagna

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Homemade Smoked Bacon & Cheese Burgers

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Gravy – GF

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Whole Roast Thai Chicken

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Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Pasta

Beef Goulash Soup Recipe

Hearty Beef Goulash Soup

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Spicy Turkey & Vegetable stew

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Popcorn Chicken with Lime and Mint Mayo

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Indian Coconut Lamb Curry

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Nasi Goreng

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Beef Shin Casserole in a Thyme Gravy

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Mongolian Beef – Slow or Pressure Cooker

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Char Sui Pork Chow Mein

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Spicy Lamb Koftas

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Kung Pao Chicken

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Lamb Burgers with Mint, Tomato & Brie

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Singapore Noodles

Chinese Fakeaway

Chicken Burgers with Chilli, Lime & Coriander

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Mushroom, Roasted Garlic, Smoked Pancetta & Parmesan Soup

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Pork, Chicken or Steak Fajitas

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Main Course

Tomato Keema Curry – Minced Beef Curry

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Deep Filled Beef & Ale Pie

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Southern Fried Chicken

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Low Fat Mustard Chicken

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Tasty Turkey Bites

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Chicken & Chorizo Casserole – Slow Cooker or Oven

Crispy Shredded Chicken Recipe

Crispy Shredded Chicken with Chilli & Honey Sauce

Salt and Chilli Chicken Recipe

Salt & Chilli Chicken – Dry Version

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Thai Pork Meatballs in a Rich Curry Sauce

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Garlic & Herb Chicken Goujons

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Chinese Beef or Chicken in Black Pepper Sauce

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Beef & Ricotta Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

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Mussel, Smoked Bacon and Potato Chowder

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Slow Cooker Piri Piri Chicken

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Thai Massaman Chicken Curry (gluten free)

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Simple Cajun Chicken (Gluten Free) with Video

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Crispy & Sticky Sesame Chilli Chicken

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Chicken & Black Bean Sauce

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Chinese BBQ Pork Belly Ribs

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Chinese Yuk Sung Recipe

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Crispy Peking Duck with Pancakes and Hoi Sin

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Chicken Tikka Masala

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Pork Kebab & Apple Infused Salad

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Poached Pear & Blue Cheese Salad

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Simple Slow Cooker Beef Goulash

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Beef Lasagna

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Chinese Salad & BBQ Pork Belly

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Simple Chilli Con Carne

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Roast Goose

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Baked, Not Boiled, Glazed Ham

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Honey Roasted Duck

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White Pudding and Apple Stuffing

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Roast Rack of Pork

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Sage & Onion Stuffing

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Honey Roast Duck Sweet Soy & Chilli Dressing

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Tagliatelle Carbonara

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Tagliatelle, Smoked Bacon, Kale and Mushroom

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Chicken & Smoked Bacon Slice

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Beef Curry (slow cooker)

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The Perfect Roast Chicken

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Beef Cannelloni

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Chinese Satay Chicken

Chicken-A-La-King

Chicken ala King (Gluten Free)

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Crispy Fried Thai Chicken

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7 Days Slow Cooker Dishes Prepared in 1 Hour

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Pad Thai Gluten Free

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Chicken Jalfrezi

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Thai Tom Yum Soup

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Chicken Korma

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Chicken Pakora – Gluten free

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Thai Red Chicken Curry

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Thai Beef with Broccoli in Oyster Sauce

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Tandoori Chicken Salad

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Slow Cooked Thai Coconut Chicken Curry (gf)

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Ramen with Chicken and Pak Choi

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Beef Kebabs in Pitta Bread

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Crispy Hoisin Pork Belly

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Bord Bia – Roast Lamb with Tapenade & Spring Onions

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Smoked Bacon & Mushroom Omelette

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Spicy, Sticky & Crispy Chicken Wings

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Fillet of Beef in Hot Garlic

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Pasta Bolognese

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Butter Chicken (murgh makhani)

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork (Oven method included)

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Thai Crispy Minced Beef Parcels

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Smoky Beef & Chorizo Stew

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Shepherd’s Pie

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Beef Koftas

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Chicken Balti

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Steak & Cheese Sub

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Zesty Thai Beef Curry (Gluten Free)

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Mauritian Teeka Tropical Chicken Curry

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Ham & Cheese Potato Cakes

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Chicken Kiev

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Chicken & Vegetable Soup (Gluten Free)

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Red Braised Pork Belly

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Baked Coconut Chilli Chicken

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Chicken Chow Mein

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Lamb Jalfrezi

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Mughlai Karahi Gosht – North Indian Lamb Curry

Chicken and Mushroom Pie

Chicken & Mushroom Pie

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Braised Steak in Mushroom Sauce

Pot Roast

Pot Roast

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Beef Curry Puff Pastry Slice

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Minced Beef and Onion Pie, Cashel Blue Infused Pastry

Pork Noodles

Quick & Easy Pork Noodles

Cottage Pie Recipe

Cottage Pie

Savoury Mince Stew

Savoury Mince Stew

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Chicken Burritos

Braising Steak Slow Cooker Recipe

Braised Steak (slow cooker)

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Chicken Curry (chip shop style)

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Basic Chicken Curry (Chinese style)

Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Beef Stroganoff

Pork Fillet Mush and Pepper

Pork Fillet Medallions

Poached Chicken Filler

Poached Chicken Fillet

Chicken Ricotta

Fillet of Chicken, Ricotta & Bacon

Ham Salad

Baked Mustard Glazed Ham Salad

Chicken Sundried Tomatoes

Fillet of Chicken with Italian Vegetables and Sundried Tomatoes

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Peppered Steak Puff Pastry Slice

Chicken Ham and Cheese

Breaded Chicken with Ham & Cheese

Roast Beef

The Perfect Roast Beef & Roast Gravy

Bacon and Mustard sauce

Bacon Steaks, Mustard Cream & Sauté Cabbage

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Simple Lamb Shanks (Slow Cooker)

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Marinaded Pork Chops

Lamb Rogan Josh

Lamb Rogan Josh

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Liam’s Thai Chicken or Fish Curry

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Leftover Ham Pie

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Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Bake

Roast chicken and Broccoli in a rich cheese sauce with your favourite pasta, this is sure to appeal to the majority of families, especially children. It’s fairly easy to make though does have a few elements that will take time. Believe me, its well worth the effort. If roasting a chicken for this dish then […]

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Liam’s Thai Chicken or Fish Curry

I love to make and eat Thai food. It is so fresh and filled with wonderful flavours like ginger, garlic, coriander, lemongrass and loads more. I have covered most of the Thai recipes we all know from a Thai red curry to a Massaman curry and even Tom Yum Soup which is a personal favourite. […]

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Thai Crispy Minced Beef Parcels

This is super easy to make and super quick, the best bit is it is one of the tastiest dishes I have posted to date. The combination of flavours and textures are amazing. It is important that you cook the mince first and keep cooking it until it starts to turn crispy, so until it […]

Poached Chicken Filler

Poached Chicken Fillet

If you want something that is easy to make, healthy and very very tasty then this is the dish for you. I love it with a drizzle of hand pressed olive oil given to me by an Italian friend. I infused the oil with smoked garlic cloves, dried chili and wild rosemary from my own […]

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Thai Massaman Chicken Curry (gluten free)

  I love this curry, it is dead easy to make and it tastes great. The potatoes really make the dish because they absorb so much flavour I used a shop bought paste in this curry to accommodate those who don’t want to go to the trouble of making their own. CHECK THE LABEL TO […]

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Beef & Ricotta Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

I never was a fan of meatballs, I found them to be mostly bland and dry when I tried them. I spent a lot of my earlier career working in Italian restaurants and found they were the same even then. So I came up with this recipe while working as head chef in a little restaurant […]

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Smoked Bacon & Mushroom Omelette

Omelettes are quick, easy and cheap, they make a great breakfast, lunch or even a dinner. If you are broke and looking for something simple to make that will fill you and your family then these are perfect though they are great to make even when you aren’t. The best thing about them is you […]

Pot Roast

Pot Roast

A pot roast is one of those things many have heard of but never tried. It is such a shame that it isn’t more popular as it really is amazing and a great way to cook roast cuts that wouldn’t be as tender as the more expensive cuts like Rib or Sirloin. Round roast is […]

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Tasty Turkey Bites

This is one Aine made for her family. I was lucky enough to be there the day she made them as they really are seriously good. They are a healthy family dinner and are fairly inexpensive and easy to make. You can even prepare them the night before then cook them when the next day […]

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Chicken Biryani

This is a really simple dish that’s packed with flavour. You can use chicken, prawns, lamb or veggies or just use mushroom and peas to make an awesome Pilau to go with any of my curries. You can make this with any rice but basmati is best. I use a rice cooker and highly recommend […]

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Chicken Fajita Sandwich Filler

So many people have gotten in touch asking for lunch recipes, many saying they are tired of the same old things week after week. If you are feeding a family or just yourself it really is worth the effort to make a good lunch. Eating a good lunch to suit your lifestyle will help you […]

Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

A real family favourite and inexpensive to make, great for making in bulk and freezing esp when one of the stores has a good quality mince on offer. You can change the meat to minced pork or lamb. Half pork and half beef mince is also great. You can really make the mince go further […]

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Coconut, Ginger & Chilli Soup with Grilled Chicken & Prawn

It is hard to believe that a soup like the one here can be made in a matter of minutes with zero cooking skills or experience required. This is definately the case here. All you need is a food processor or if you want to you can even use a store bought curry paste like […]

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Simple Chilli Con Carne

This is another quick and simple dish to make, perfect for busy mums and dads, as with most of my recipes, it doesn’t cost an awful lot to make either. Pop a bowl of cheesy nachos down on the table with a big bowl of this to share with your family or friends. Serve it […]

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Pad Thai Gluten Free

Pad Thai is probably one of the best known Thai dishes after green and red curries. It is really quick to make and really healthy. It is easy to mess it up so the timing is really important. You should get all the ingredients ready before you start cooking or you will end up with […]

Pork Noodles

Quick & Easy Pork Noodles

This is one for a day you don’t really want to cook or have very little time to do so. You can easily change the pork to chicken or steak strips or even leave the meat out altogether and add more veggies or tofu to make it a vegetarian dish. I made this for the […]

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Beef Curry Puff Pastry Slice

This is such a simple curry to make. I used curry powder to make it even easier on you to make at home. There is noting wrong with using a curry powder, some are great. I used Aldi’s medium curry powder to make this and was delighted with it. If you don’t want to make […]

White Pudding and Apple Stuffing

White Pudding and Apple Stuffing

This simple stuffing is ideal with pork or chicken. You can serve it with pork chops, a chicken fillet or a full on Roast Pork or Roast Chicken. Click the blue links for recipes for each. I prefer the cheaper stuffing, you know the one with no grainy bits through it. I used a pudding […]

Chicken Ham and Cheese

Breaded Chicken with Ham & Cheese

This Chicken Dish is great for all the family and especially loved by kids. Double coating the chicken in breadcrumbs ensures the cheese doesn’t drip out when cooking.    

Lamb Rogan Josh

Lamb Rogan Josh

This curry is really simple to make so please don’t feel daunted by all the ingredients. Make sure you marinade the lamb the night before to get the best flavor. It really does make a big difference Take your time and follow the simple method to make it for your friends and family, I guarantee, […]

Chicken Sundried Tomatoes

Fillet of Chicken with Italian Vegetables and Sundried Tomatoes

This is one of 4 chicken dishes I made from one pack of chicken to show that you can make a different dish for everyone in the house with very little effort. You will find, Breaded Chicken with Ham and Cheese here this was really popular with adults and kids, I must admit, I really enjoyed it […]

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Thai Pork Meatballs in a Rich Curry Sauce

Someone sent me a message last week asking what she could do with pork mince. It was then that I came up with this dish. While living in China I seen this weird dish, it looked like a watery soup with loads of spices and fishballs floating in it. It turned out this is one […]

Ham Salad

Baked Mustard Glazed Ham Salad

This is one of the first dishes I cooked for my Facebook Page, so please forgive the photos and please don’t judge the dish by them. It really is a great dish, the flavours are amazing and it takes very little effort to make. The salad potatoes really make this dish when done with the […]

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Mushroom, Roasted Garlic, Smoked Pancetta & Parmesan Soup

I came up with this while laying in bed struggling to sleep one night. I was so intrigued by the idea I had to make it straight away, so I went down to my kitchen at 2am to make it. I am really happy that I did as the end result was a fantastic soup […]

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Garlic & Herb Chicken Goujons

If you fancy a quick dinner, salad, sandwich or wrap then this Garlic & Herb Chicken Goujons the recipe for you. Forget paying a fortune for processed chicken goujons in the shops as they have all sorts of rubbish added to them, most are made with reformed chicken, which is all the leftover bits formed […]

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Spicy Turkey & Vegetable stew

Turkey mince is something that’s easy to find in supermarkets and it’s pretty cheap to buy. It’s also a really lean meat so it’s great for anyone who, like me, tries to eat healthily most of the time. This dish is jam packed with vegetables and proteins from the chickpeas and beans. I have this […]

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Nasi Goreng

This really popular dish is well worth making. The flavours are fantastic and it is fairly easy to make. It is cheap if you leave the prawns out and use all chicken instead. It makes a great family dinner especially midweek when the pennies can be tight. It will also impress friends and family if […]

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Chicken Burgers with Chilli, Lime & Coriander

I love the flavours of this burger, they are so refreshing and go down a treat with a cold beer on a hot day. Finish them off with a little squeeze of lime juice to give them a zesty kick which goes perfectly with the chilli and coriander. You can choose to serve the chicken […]

Crispy Shredded Chicken Recipe

Crispy Shredded Chicken with Chilli & Honey Sauce

BiaMaith is very expensive to run, esp now with the Covid crisis. If you can, please consider using the donate button below to donate any amount you can via PayPal or credit card. There is no obligation to donate esp for those who can’t afford it. Thank you, Liam   The chicken in this crispy […]

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Zesty Thai Beef Curry (Gluten Free)

This isn’t made to any original Thai recipe, it is one I made up myself so I hope you enjoy it as much as myself and my dinner guests did. It’s a really fragrant and zesty curry due to the addition of the lime in the paste. I used lean stir fry beef strips though […]

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Chinese BBQ Pork Belly Ribs

These are the most popular dish I have ever served on any menu. They take some time to make, but this is what slow cookers are for. When done right they will be crispy and melt in the mouth delicious on the inside. I served mine with fried rice. To make this simple cook the […]

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Poached Pear & Blue Cheese Salad

Anyone who knows me knows I’m cheese mad. I love all kinds, especially the amazing selection we have here in Ireland. Cashel Blue is one of my favourite blue cheeses. The combination of flavours here match so well they have to be tried to be believed. This will make a fantastic snack with a good […]

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Steak & Cheese Sub

I must admit I am a sucker for a good steak and cheese sub or steak and cheese anything if I am honest. I use Gruyere cheese which, in my opinion takes it to a whole new level. Feel free to change the recipe around to suit your own tastes.

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Chicken & Chorizo Casserole – Slow Cooker or Oven

Sometimes the best meals are the cheapest to make, especially when it comes to using cheaper cuts of meat like chicken drumsticks and thighs. Any meat cooked on the bone will always have a far better flavour due to the flavour the bones give to the dish when cooking. This is a great one for […]

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Crispy & Sticky Sesame Chilli Chicken

It’s as if you have a high class chinese restaurant in your home! All I can say, is you have to make this now, it is an amazing dish and like all my recipes it is dead easy to make.I am thoroughly enjoying the one I made that you see in the pictures as I […]

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Mussel, Smoked Bacon and Potato Chowder

Mussels are one of my favourite things to cook. As far as seafood goes, they’re so reasonably priced and they’re ready in literally minutes. Irish mussels are juicy and plump and are so fresh and delicious you can simply steam them and let the favour speak for itself. Or if you’re looking to create a truly impressive, restaurant […]

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Mongolian Beef – Slow or Pressure Cooker

This is one of those dishes someone made up for western tastes as there is no such dish in Mongolia nor is there one in China. It isn’t one often seen in Ireland either and when you do see it, it isn’t anything like the original version. It is big in American – Chinese restaurants […]

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Butter Chicken (murgh makhani)

Simple to make yet one of the nicest curries you will ever eat, butter chicken is one all the family can enjoy due to its mild creamy sauce. You can up the heat by adding a little extra chilli powder or more cayenne pepper. I served mine with homemade naan bread which is so much […]

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Gravy – GF

We all love fried chicken especially when it is juicy on the inside with a deliscious crisp coating. For many it can be difficult to get it right and so they end up with tough dry chicken. Brining the meat before cooking helps prevent the chicken frying out when cooking and so you end up […]

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Baked Coconut Chilli Chicken

I usually make this in a deep fat fryer but am trying to be a bit healthier these days so I baked the chicken instead. I prefer it fried but it was still tasty cooked in the oven. I served mine with Asian veggies which were lovely and have always been a personal favourite. Feel […]

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Chinese Salad & BBQ Pork Belly

Out of all the salads I made for this website over the past couple of weeks this was everyone’s favourite. In fact, some said it was the best dish I have ever made for them. I tend to agree, it’s delicious. It takes a bit of effort and time but it’s well worth it. Change […]

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Honey Roasted Duck

Succulent Duck with a crispy honey glazed skin cooked to perfection is great in so many recipes. My personal favourite are the many Asian dishes that can easily be made once you have the Duck roasted. After I post this I will make two dishes out of one Duck, both really simple and extremely tasty. […]

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Char Sui Pork Chow Mein

This is one your family will love, it’s cheap and very quick to make once the pork is cooked. You can change the pork to chicken for a faster dinner. Chop it the same size as the veg and cook 2 minutes before you add the veg. Char sui is Chinese BBQ pork. Most people […]

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Spicy Lamb Koftas

These Turkish Skewer Lamb Mince Kebabs can be thrown together in a matter of minutes. They are great for the BBQ, party or even a family dinner. They are also great for a packed lunch as they can be taken off the skewers and served with a nice dip or even ketchup if that is […]

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Chicken Kiev

Someone cooked me Chicken Kiev once, she went to a lot of trouble so when she served me up one of those store bought ones, you know the processed ones I mean, I had no choice but to eat it. Let me tell you it was hard work, those things are vile and taste nothing […]

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Ham & Cheese Potato Cakes

My mum used make the most amazing potato cakes for tea whenever she had some potatoes left over. We all loved them. She used to make them into triangles and pan fry them in butter. I used eat them with nothing but a bit of ketchup and I loved every bite. She inspired me to […]

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Cheese Stuffed Tex-Mex Chicken Meatballs -Slow Cooker

This is a real child friendly dish so much so I bet this very quickly becomes a firm family favorite for many households around Ireland.  You can choose to leave the chills out if you prefer. This dish can be done in the oven or your slow cooker, I include methods for both in the […]

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Simple Lamb Shanks (Slow Cooker)

This is a wonderful dish that can be made by anyone, it takes very little work as the oven does most of that, so you can concentrate on other things. I will upload more recipes for Lamb Shanks over time, most more complicated that this simple one.  

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Mughlai Karahi Gosht – North Indian Lamb Curry

I am sure you are all too familiar with days of being rushed off your feet, barely a minute to spare, being pulled from one drama to the next, the never ending cries of MAMMY or DADDY that on most days melt your heart but on this day melts your brain instead. It’s days like […]

Chicken Ham and Cheese

Breaded Chicken with Ham & Cheese

This Chicken Dish is great for all the family and especially loved by kids. Double coating the chicken in breadcrumbs ensures the cheese doesn’t drip out when cooking.    

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Poached Pear & Blue Cheese Salad

Anyone who knows me knows I’m cheese mad. I love all kinds, especially the amazing selection we have here in Ireland. Cashel Blue is one of my favourite blue cheeses. The combination of flavours here match so well they have to be tried to be believed. This will make a fantastic snack with a good […]

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Gravy – GF

We all love fried chicken especially when it is juicy on the inside with a deliscious crisp coating. For many it can be difficult to get it right and so they end up with tough dry chicken. Brining the meat before cooking helps prevent the chicken frying out when cooking and so you end up […]

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