The small citrus fruit similar to an orange is found in many sweet and savoury dishes. Although many include tinned mandarins use fresh if you have them.
This is an easy and delicious cake topped with coconut walnut sauce. The mandarin makes it very moist.
This fish dish is packed full of delicious flavours. Red snapper is baked with a spicy ginger and mandarin sauce, then served with cashews and spring onions.
These popular snack fruits are outstanding sources of vitamin C; they also supply folate and fibre as well as flavonoids, which are cancer-fighting compounds.
This simple and delicious pomegranate, rocket and spinach salad with mandarin segments is a beautiful addition to your Christmas menu! Drizzle a little olive oil over the salad just before serving, if you like.
Chinese cabbage and mandarins are dressed in a mayonnaise and yoghurt dressing. Simple but delightful.
This is a fresh summer-time salad that is inexpensive and easy to make. This salad can be made up the day before and is always a crowd pleaser.
I hate giving away lollies and chocolate at Halloween, so now I make these cute but healthy mandarin Jack-o-lanterns instead. (To the joy of other parents I might add).
If you fancy a fresh, light, citrusy cake for a change from the rich chocolate varieties, this mandarin orange cake is for you. The light sponge layers are topped with a light citrusy cream and fresh mandarin orange segments. If mandarins aren't in season, try using drained mandarins from a tin.
Mandarin orange segments add a sweet touch to this mixed vegetable salad that includes spinach, lettuce, capsicum, red onion, mushrooms and cucumber in a vinaigrette.
This is a recipe that was very popular in the 60s and 70s when evaporated milk was in everybody's cupboard. My husband loves it, and when I made it again for my children it has become one of my children's favourites. Looks nice enough to have at a birthday or dinner party.