A unique and delicious way to use up your turkey leftovers, this dish doesn’t even have a hint of Thanksgiving.
Large-leaf lettuce leaves, such as bibb and red leaf, are a great carb-free alternative to taco shells and tortilla wraps – not to mention a classic accompaniment to bulgogi. Serve with steamed rice (if desired).
Combined with mushrooms, a small amount of meat goes a long way. Cooked in a creamy sauce made with light sour cream, then tossed with tagliatelle, this makes a luxurious dish, with much less fat than the original version.
Popular in Northern Japan, soba noodles are made from buckwheat flour, which gives them a slightly nutty flavour. In this quick and simple dish, the thin brown noodles are delicious stir-fried with protein-rich tofu and crunchy water chestnuts.
You can prepare the chicken ahead of time ‘ this will not only increase the flavour, but it means that all you have to do before serving is briefly cook it with vitamin-rich vegetables. If you like, serve with steamed rice.
The delicate flavour and creamy texture of chicken livers work well with mushrooms and sherry, while broccoli adds further vitamins and minerals.’The stir-fry is served on toasted ciabatta to soak up the juices.
An exciting layered salad combining crisp vegetables flavoured with fresh herbs, noodles and marinated grilled tofu. The tofu is best prepared several hours in advance as longer marinating will enhance the flavour.
Sweet anise-flavoured fennel and earthy mushrooms make a delicious combination in this smooth vegetable soup, topped with a cheesy garnish. Serve with chunks of rustic bread to make a satisfying meal.
This updated version of a traditional recipe is ideal for entertaining. Slices of beef are wrapped around a mushroom stuffing to make rolls, which are then braised with vegetables.
Nothing beats the smell of a pie baking in the oven, and this one is even more aromatic than most with its rosemary-flavoured crust.
Cooked and cooled polenta can be cut into shapes and grilled to make an excellent base for a tempting topping. Here the polenta is flavoured with Gruyère cheese, and the topping is a savoury mixture of mushrooms, walnuts and herbs. Serve as a sophisticated appetizer’with a few mixed salad leaves if you like.
An exotic spin on traditional mushroom soup, using crabmeat.
A savoury lemon sauce seasoned with a hint of sesame tastes fabulous with tender chicken and crunchy Asian vegetables. Serve Chinese-style lemon chicken with plain egg noodles or rice to add some satisfying starchy carbohydrate.
Stir-fries do not have to be complicated, with numerous ingredients, as this simple recipe shows. Here strips of pork fillet are marinated then stir-fried with Chinese greens. Egg noodles make the perfect accompaniment.
With its typical Chinese flavours’ginger, soy sauce and rice vinegar’this sesame pork and noodle salad makes a delectable dish for either lunch or dinner. It is particularly nutritious as most of the vegetables are raw.