The Cook Book

Easy Recipes

Chicken stir-fry in 4 easy steps Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 4 skinless boneless chicken breast fillets 1 egg white 1 tbsp cornflour, plus 1 tsp extra 350g fragrant Thai rice thumb sized knob of root ginger 1 red

Summer traybake chicken Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 4 chicken breasts 1 tbsp olive oil 250g cherry tomatoes 4 tbsp pesto Direction Put the chicken breasts in a large, shallow roasting tray and drizzle with olive

Easy oven frittata Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients ½ tsp olive oil 85g fusilli or macaroni 1 leek or 1 bunch spring onions, chopped 85g frozen or canned sweetcorn 85g frozen peas 1 red pepper, deseeded

Oven-baked risotto Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 250g pack smoked bacon, chopped into small pieces 1 onion, chopped 25g butter 300g risotto rice half a glass of white wine (optional) 150g pack cherry tomatoes, halved

Spicy root & lentil casserole Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 2 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 700g potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 4 carrots, thickly sliced 2 parsnips, thickly sliced

Easy noodles Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 500ml hot chicken stock or vegetable stock 400ml can coconut milk (full or reduced fat) 1 tbsp green or red Thai curry paste 1 tsp ground turmeric 3

Easy Italian bean salad Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 1 bunch spring onions 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped 2 x 400g cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 can of butter

Quiche Lorraine in 4 easy steps Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients flour, for dusting 500g block ready-to-roll shortcrust pastry 200g smoked streaky bacon, chopped 85g medium cheddar, cut into small cubes 3 eggs, lightly beaten 284ml tub double cream

Easy cheesy frittata Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 2 spring onions, ends trimmed off 4 tablespoons of frozen peas, defrosted 1 courgette, halved with the ends cut off 2 slices of ham 100g feta cheese 4

Hearty pasta soup Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 2 carrots, chopped 1 large onion, finely chopped 1l vegetable stock 400g can chopped tomatoes 200g frozen mixed peas and beans 250g pack fresh

Easy veggie biryani Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 250g basmati rice 400g special mixed frozen vegetables a generous handful of raisins 1 vegetable stock cube 2 tbsp korma curry paste a generous handful of roasted salted