good-to-know-recipes

Thai prawn curry and noodles

Make this delicious prawn curry in under an hour. Capture the flavour of the East in the comfort of your own home

Shepherd's pie

'This is the proper way to make shepherd's pie,' according to this timeless 1937 Woman's Weekly recipe. It's a great way of using up lamb leftover from the Sunday roast,…

Apple chutney

First featured in an 1957 issue of Woman's Weekly, this apple chutney recipe has stood the test of time. Now made using a food processor, this tangy sauce is worth…

Coffee cake

This popular cake recipe was first published in Woman's Weekly in August 1999. Very easy to make, it's moist and soft texture will be an all-round hit

Plum jam

If you have a plum tree in your garden with lots of fruit on it, this is a perfect recipe to use them up. This very fruity, easy to make…

Quick tzatziki

Tzatziki is a Greek dish made from cucumber, mint and Greek yogurt. So quick and simple to make - serve with toasted pitta bread or poppadoms for dipping

Homemade mayonnaise

Learn how to make your own mayonnaise at home with this quick and easy recipe. See how you can turn this simple sauce in both tartare sauce and Marie-rose sauce…

Taramasalata

Make your own taramasalata with this simple recipe. Smoked cod’s roe, garlic and lemon juice give this Greek-style dip plenty of flavour

Salsa verde

All you need is 15 mins to make this delicious, herby sauce. Spoon over simply cooked fish, chicken or red meat to add a tasty twsit to your meal

Classic pesto

This pesto can be used in different ways, the most popular is with pasta. You can also use it as a sauce for grilled fish or meat and it is…

Easy guacamole

Add vibrancy to snacks and meals with this tasty dip. Perfect for Mexican-style dishes like fajitas and tacos and just as delicious as a simple dip with bread or crisps

Piri-piri sauce

Learn how to make your own Piri-Piri sauce with this simple recipe. The refreshingly hot and spicy marinade is delicious with chicken or pork. It can be as hot or…

Tapenade

Tapenade is a French dish made of olives, anchovies, capers and garlic. To make, blend all the ingredients together and add olive oil. Perfect for dipping or can used as…

Vinaigrette

A simple-to-make dressing that'll taste great on any salad - so easy to whip up at home, you'll never feel the need to buy ready-made again

Red pepper hummus

Making your own hummus? Give it a fresh twist by adding red peppers and sun-dried tomatoes. Bursting with flavour, this dip will be an all-round hit

lemon tart

The perfect melt-in-the-mouth dessert: a traditional French lemon tart made with a rich, shortcrust-style pastry

Chocolate and nut cookies

Sue McMahon, Woman's Weekly cookery editor, gives her recipe for some delicious cookies. Follow along in the easy step-by-step video

Seabass with squash

Using handy frozen ingredients you can make this impressive fish supper for less. Ready in just 35 mins this dish is one to crack out all year round

Courgette loaf cake

Got courgettes coming out your ears? Transform this seasonal vegetable into a delicious, sweet loaf cake to enjoy with a cuppa.

Fish and chips

You don't always have to head to the takeaway to get a delicious portion of fish and chips. This bistro-style dish uses paprika-flavoured plaice, goose fat-roasted chips and a cumin…