With its attractive appearance and fresh flavours, this salad perks up wilted appetites in mid-summer.
While not usually associated with Asian seasonings, spaghetti adds substance to this simple dish.
Although nothing can beat the taste of a fresh tomato sauce made from just-picked, sun-ripened Roma tomatoes, this is the next best thing.
Rich and flavourful, this sauce is addictive!
Garlic and olive oil (known as aglio e olio) are the quintessential flavours of Italian cuisine. This dish is one of our family favourites.
The robust flavour of the savoury sauce makes this dish a perfect choice to serve to guests.
This tasty pasta salad is perfect for a summer picnic or potluck party.
Quick and easy to make, this attractive, delicious salad is a summer crowd pleaser.
Silken tofu gives a creamy texture to this vegan version of a Mediterranean classic.
Vary the vegetables in this nutritious and flavourful soup according to what is in season or what you have on hand. In summer, green beans, courgettes, yellow squash and fresh corn are light, colourful substitutions.
Udon and lomein noodles go especially well with this popular sauce, and soba noodles taste good with it too. This version of the recipe is simply garnished with spring onions, but try topping the noodles and sauce with steamed vegetables.
Vary the vegetables according to seasonal availability. Fresh peas, sweetcorn, red and green peppers and radishes are all tasty and colourful variations for this dish.
This classic Japanese soup is commonly served at New Year, but can be enjoyed all year round.