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Chocolate hob-nobs

These extra-large oat biscuits are exactly what you need to get through the afternoon slump. Have one with a strong cup of tea and you'll be firing.

Best winter breakfast recipes

If you need a little more convincing than usual to get out of bed when it's cold outside, try these warm, hearty breakfast ideas to get you going, from waffles to warm polenta and smoky beans with bacon.

What to cook this winter

From rib-sticking beef rendang to the perfect goat's cheese quiche, these are the recipes to tick off for winter (so far).

Recipes using turmeric

An old Indian spice lauded for its health benefits, turmeric adds both colour and a peppery, warm, sometimes slightly bitter flavour to food. Use it in curries, with rice, as a paste for grilled meats and in warm winter soups.

Citrus recipes

From tarte au citron to canard a l’orange, citrus flavours have long been friends of French cuisine. Pucker up for a taste of the sun-kissed Mediterranean and further afield with these recipes featuring oranges, lemons, grapefruit and mandarins.

Best bacon recipes

With a succulent flavour, bacon works as a garnish, side and main ingredient in these recipes for versatile meals, perfect for any time of day.

One-pot recipes

There's no need to do the dishes with these one-pot wonders. From hearty stews to creamy risottos, these recipes are mess free and perfect for a winter's night.

Roti canai

Here, we've made the dough in a food processor, but it's really quick and simple to do by hand as well. If the dough seems a little too wet just add a little more flour.

Spicy prawn salad


This salad is also great with thinly sliced cucumber and iceberg lettuce.

You'll need

16 uncooked prawns, cleaned 80 ml (1/3 cup) lime juice (about 4 limes), plus lime wedges to serve 1 large garlic clove 3 small red Thai chillies 15 gm light palm sugar, crushed 50 ml fish sauce 2 tbsp each coarsely chopped coriander and mint, plus extra sprigs to serve To serve: very finely shredded cabbage

Method

  • 01
  • Butterfly prawns and arrange in a single layer on a plate, pour half the lime juice over them and refrigerate until opaque (1-2 hours).
  • 02
  • Pound garlic clove in a mortar and pestle until smooth, add chillies and a pinch of salt and pound to a paste. Add palm sugar and remaining lime juice and stir to dissolve sugar, then stir in fish sauce. Drain juice from prawns, pour fresh dressing over, scatter with coarsely chopped herbs and serve with cabbage, lime wedges and extra mint.

At A Glance

  • Serves 2 - 4 people
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  • Serves 2 - 4 people

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Crisp young vermentino.

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Dec 2013

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