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More from John and Lisa's Weekend Kitchen

Fishy feasts

Get a little more fish and seafood onto your midweek menu with these gorgeous recipes.

Christmas recipes

Veggie delights

Meaty meals


Festive celebrations must always include a trifle! The traditional British dessert is super creamy and the jelly diamonds are a nice touch.

Sweet treats

Roast Cod with Harissa, Chickpeas and Cauliflower

The crispy chickpeas and harrisa-basted cauliflower blend wonderfully with the roasted cod. If there are any leftovers, add some spinach and have ...

Pasta Primavera

This veggie dish is not short on flavour and excellent for using up any leftover vegetables you've got at home. We love to use orecchiette pasta b...

Granola, Stewed Plums & Yogurt

Start your day off well with this delicious homemade granola which should keep your tummy nicely-full until lunch. It's a good way of using up all...

Mushrooms and Pearl Barley

This risotto style dish swaps rice for a low-fat pearl barley, cooked up deliciously with mushrooms, garlic and parmesan. A lovely, healthy and f...

Sticky toffee pudding

Rich, moist and warm, a sticky toffee pudding is the ultimate British dessert!

Ginger cake two ways

This versatile cake will impress your guests and is delicious hot or cold. If you want a more intense flavour let the cake mature for a few days b...

Crème brûlée with cherries and kirsch

A combination of just-set vanilla custard and crisp caramelised sugar, a crème brûlée is a popular choice of dessert for many. Here there is a sur...

Mince pies three ways

Frangipane, crumble or classic topping - you decide, either way they will not last long!

Sticky teriyaki sausages

Sausages are a mainstay on the Christmas buffet! Here is a quick and easy way to jazz up chipolatas with a delicious teriyaki sauce.

Chilli & pecan baked Camembert

Spice up your standard baked camerbert dish with this divine recipe. The chilli adds a real festive kick and combined with the peacans it's a spec...

Vol Au Vents

Pimp up your party with minimal effort. Impress guests with these last-minute, fast party plate fillers using a selection of ready-made ‘cheats’ a...

Crunchy semolina roast potatoes

Roast potatoes are one of the favourite parts of a roast dinner for many. Here they are coated in semolina for an extra crunch.

Brussel sprouts with chestnuts and pancetta

Love them or hate them, brussel sprouts are a staple dish on a Christmas dinner table. Here they are blended with pancetta and chestnuts to have a...

Easy bread sauce

The breadcrumbs can be prepared some days in advance and placed in the freezer, then taken out the night before, ready for action stations.

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