good-to-know-recipes

How to make rose cake decorations

If you're feeling creative watch our video guide to making beautiful rose cake decorations - get the kids to join in too

Seafood and Spanish sausage

Fresh scallops are stir-fried with kale, yellow pepper and spiced with Spanish chorizo for this recipe. This is a great starter or main accompanied with potatoes or bread

Nasi goreng

Translated as fried rice in the Malaysian and Indonesian language, this rice is fried with chunks of chicken. A tablespoon of Thai yellow curry paste makes it spicy and delicious.

Mackerel and potato salad

Treat yourself and the family to this healthy warm new potato and flaked mackerel stir-fry with capers and fresh lemon

Steak and pak choi stir-fry

Supper in a flash - tender strips of rump steak with pepper, crunchy pak choi and noodles in a sweet teriyaki sauce, from wok to table in less than 15

Vegetable stir-fry

Stir-fry carrots, asparagus, broccoli, runner beans and sugar-snap peas together for a tasty and healthy family meal

Sweet and sour pork

You can’t beat a stir-fry for a midweek meal in minutes. Why not try our quick and simple sweet and sour pork - a healthy alternative to a takeaway.

Shepherd's pie

See how to make traditional shepherd's pie with Sue McMahon, cookery editor of Woman's Weekly magazine, in our simple step-by-step video

Soda bread

Quick and easy bread recipe that does not involve using yeast. Kids might enjoy helping make this as it does not take long to make or bake. Extra healthy because…

Roast dinner

A wonderfully easy Sunday lunch for two, all cooked in just one tray - tender chicken breasts with a delicious herb and mustard stuffing, and delicious roasted leek, carrots and…

Roast new potatoes

Want to try something a little different for your roast dinner? These roasted new potatoes are flavoured with garlic and sea salt for a subtle taste boost

Lemon and thyme roast chicken

Encourage the kids to get involved in cooking Sunday lunch and follow this step-by-step recipe of how to roast the perfect chicken seasoned with lemon and fresh thyme

Soft brown rolls

A great recipe for the children to make, these healthy rolls are made with strong white and wholemeal flour. Eat them with a filling as a snack as a side…

Smartie chocolate cake

Get the kids into the kitchen to make this super-easy, super-chocolatey sponge cake, decorated with pretty, multicoloured sweets

Mixed berry compote

Ready in just 20 mins, this quick fruity dish is a easy, healthy option for dessert and it's a great recipe to make with the kids

Green vegetable medley

A healthy vegetable dish of sugar-snap peas, fine green beans and broccoli. This is so quick and easy to make, even children can cook it

Treacle flapjacks

Sue McMahon, Woman's Weekly cookery editor, gives her recipe for this simple snack. Follow along in the easy step-by-step video.

Vegetable stew

Our quick, cheap and easy to make vegetable stew has been taken from our January 1943 issue. This recipe has been speeded up by swapping haricot beans for canned butter

Meat pancake

Why not try this meat pancake, updated from the March 1924 issue of Woman's Weekly? Packed full of chicken and seasonings, it makes a great light dinner