Leafy herbs can add a great freshness and flavour to any recipe. There are great ideas for mint, parsley, basil, sage and more.
Cherry tomatoes, spring onions, fresh basil and coriander combine in a salad that's perfect on a hot summer evening.
Prawns are quickly marinated in olive oil, lemon, garlic and parsley for 30 minutes, then barbecued.
Impress your friends with a juicy rack of lamb – they need never know just how easy it is to cook this dish.
This is a Syrian recipe called fasoliyyeh bi z-zayt which is delicious and surprisingly filling when eaten with pita bread. Use fresh or frozen beans.
Almost any whole fish can be cooked with this method but snapper is particularly good with the Thai flavours. If you can find it, try fresh galangal in place of the ginger, the flavour is unique.