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# food envy
'It's the tastiest fish dish ever': Nutritionist Amy shares her go-to breakfast, lunch and dinner
Amy Meegan takes us through a day on her plate.
# 6 of the best
6 of the best... easy-but-impressive classics every home baker should master
Carrot cake, a raspberry bakewell tart – and a foolproof lemon drizzle loaf.
# what to make when
What to make when... you're carving up a pumpkin but don't want to waste the insides
Yes, all that orange gloop is good for something – like a hearty soup or a roasted pumpkin hummus.
# kitchen secrets
Kitchen Secrets: Readers share what a weekend fry-up looks like in their house
What kind of rashers? Fried potatoes or no potatoes? And what about the beans? We asked our panel to weigh in.
# roast ready
Sunday comforts: How to cook the ideal roast dinner, according to top chefs
We asked some of Ireland’s experts how they prep their meat, veg and roast spuds.
# 6 of the best
6 of the best... DIY pizza toppings for an out-of-this-world slice
Ditch the takeaway menu and liven up your pizza with these at-home combos.
# desk lunch
Ditch the sambos: 6 colourful winter salads guaranteed to make your co-workers jealous
Prepare for some envy from your colleagues with these bold and vibrant salad combos.
# food envy
'It's the most comforting food of all': Sapana shares three Indian-inspired dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Sapana Behl takes us through her favourite meals.
# what to make when
What to make when... you're in the mood for an ooey-gooey chocolatey dessert
Having a craving that only chocolate will satisfy? Food writer Niamh O’Shaughnessy has you covered.
# kitchen secrets
Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their tips for baking perfectly fluffy scones, every time
Is it the utensil you use to mix the ingredients together? Or the heat of your oven? Our home cooks weigh in.
# food envy
'It's a dish I'll never get sick of': Personal trainer Kerie shares three go-to recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Kerie Dillon takes us through a day on her plate.
# 6 of the best
6 of the best... DIY salad dressings to liven up tired leaves
Try a basic lemon pepper dressing, or a four-ingredient Asian tahini.
# what to make when
What to make when... you're craving the comfort of a hearty autumn stew
Need warming up? Try one of these deeply delicious cold-weather recipes.
# kitchen secrets
Kitchen Secrets: Readers share the one food they always have in their freezer
Oven chips? No. Frozen peas? Yes.
# meatless magic
Just as tasty: 6 vegetarian-friendly alternatives to the classic Sunday roast
Want a meat-free meal? Stuffed butternut squash or smoky roast aubergines should do the trick.
# food envy
'I freeze this in portions to see us through the week': Cookery teacher Fiona shares her go-to breakfast, lunch and dinner
Fiona Staunton shares her go-to staple meals.
# 6 of the best
6 of the best... make-ahead meals to drop off for a new parent - or anyone who's too tired to cook
Know someone in need of TLC? Here are a few easy options to drop to their door.
# what to make when
What to make when... it's beans on toast for dinner, but you still want to feel fancy
Try these grown-up takes on a classic empty-cupboard dinner.
# kitchen secrets
Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their foolproof recipes for a bake sale or coffee morning
From a retro bakewell to a simple scone recipe, here’s what our readers bake to please a crowd.
'I make this with instant noodles': 6 chefs share the meals they make when they're off the clock
Chefs, they’re just like us. We asked six of Ireland’s pro foodies for the easy off-duty dishes that hit the spot.
# food envy
'I make this spaghetti at least twice a week': 5 crowd-pleasing dishes from a Dublin cook
Culinary Arts graduate Lisa Murrin favours low-prep dinners over fancy fare – here’s what she’s made recently.
# 6 of the best
6 of the best... soul-warming recipes that make autumn veg the star
Go full-on autumn with squash, beetroot and more.
# what to make when
What to make when... you want a flavoursome salad that's more than just a bowl of leaves
Amp up your greens with peaches and Parma ham, or go take-away style with sesame noodles.
# kitchen secrets
Kitchen Secrets: Readers share the one seasoning or spice they always reach for when cooking
…Aside from salt ‘n’ pepper.
# one pot wonder
Simple life: 6 one-pot pasta combos for comfort food without the washing up
Tuck into creamy chicken pesto or chorizo and tomato penne, with just one pot to wash up.
# food envy
'The oven does almost all the work': 5 recent must-try meals from a Donegal foodie
Including a surprisingly simple ice cream cake.
# 6 of the best
6 of the best... homebaked teatime treats to go with a relaxing cuppa
Pop the kettle on and serve up one of these DIY delights, from oaty shortbread to healthier caramel squares.
# what to make when
What to make when... you're bored of your standard lunchtime sambo
Can’t face another day of ham and cheese? Here’s what to make instead, according to Niamh O’Shaughnessy.
# kitchen secrets
Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their most-requested recipe that's sure to be a crowd-pleaser
From butter chicken to chocolate puddle pudding, these are hits with our home cooks.
# back to basics
Raid the fridge: 7 magnificently tasty midweek dinners made using basic ingredients
Have a box of eggs or a tin of tomatoes to hand? The rest is simple, says Niamh Shields.
# food envy
'The trick to this dish is getting all of your prep done': 5 flavour-packed meals from a seafood lover in Meath
Stephen Dillon shares a few recent favourite dinners, including smoky chorizo salmon.
# 6 of the best
6 of the best... twists on the classic shepherd's pie for a cosy autumn meal
Go meatless, or double up on the cheese.
# what to make when
What to make when... you want a fancy weekend breakfast without giving up your lie-in
Brioche French toast that’s ready in ten minutes? Sign us up.
# kitchen secrets
Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their tricks for fitting more veggies in at mealtimes
From blending greens into a pasta sauce to spicing up steamed veg, here’s how our readers pack more nutrients in.
# food magazine
Cancel the takeaway: 7 tasty Asian-inspired noodle dishes that come together in 15 minutes flat
Want a no-fuss dinner? Dine Asian style in a flash with a speedy pad Thai and more.
# food envy
'I'm a big believer in eating the rainbow': 5 midweek meals from a vegetable fanatic in Cork
From a ‘thrown-together salad’ to a dessert of watermelon pops, Amy Ryan shares what she’s been making lately.
# 6 of the best
6 of the best... recipes for irresistibly crunchy chicken - without the deep fat fryer
Winner-winner, chicken dinner! These six chicken recipes will satisfy your need for crunch.
# what to make when
What to make when... you have avocados that are finally ripe (and you want to use them fast)
The window between ‘just ripe’ and ‘on the turn’ is short. Here’s how to use up those green wonders.
# kitchen secrets
Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their recipes for the perfect slice of birthday cake
Spoiler alert: There’s a whole lot of chocolate.
# just press play
Box set lined up? 7 delicious one-bowl dinners that are perfect for a night on the couch
Try comforting mac and cheese or a zingy beef stir-fry, from food writer (and Netflix fan) Caroline Hennessy.