Main Meals

We’ve tested (and tasted) every one of the 850 recipes on this website. Almost all of them are easy to prepare and every single one is packed with flavour.

Cooking and baking can sometimes be the most delightful pastime, especially if you are sharing your feast with friends or family and feel confident in the recipe you are following. Our selection of tasty recipes covers both Agas and conventional ovens and mixes traditional family favourites with light bites, delicious sweet treats, and healthy suppers with some help from familiar cooking experts and famous names you’re sure to recognise.

For Aga users, we have plenty of Aga recipes and advice including ten top Aga tricks you’ll wish you already knew.

If you’ve decided to eat yourself healthy or perhaps try a vegetarian, plant-based or vegan diet we have scores of delicious recipes to try including Easy roast spice cauliflower and red onions,  Goats cheese and beetroot filo parcels or Roasted mushroom and aubergine moussaka.

Our Soups, Starters and Sides selection covers lighter bits for lunchtimes and delicious dinner party starters to wow even the dourest of guests. Try our crab and avocado tian or Thai beetroot soup.

Our main meals section covers the best of hearty, winter food, healthy options like our Spicy meatballs with black beans, delicious lunches you can prepare quickly, family weekend favourites like Mary Berry Yorkshire puddings and Jamie Oliver chicken curry and the hugely popular Joe Wicks chicken pie – you have to taste it!

But in true gastronomic fashion, we are saving the best till last! Puddings, sweet treats – call them what you will – we call them delicious and we know they’re our readers favourites too. Who could resist Mary Berry biscuits, Gin and tonic cheese cake, Mary Berry lemon drizzle tray bake, honeycomb ice cream or a warming blackcurrant crumble?

Next time you are wondering what to cook, take a look here…