Our best ever rising star recipes

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Asian lettuce wraps

A healthy take on an Asian classic – just substitute the floury wrap for carb-free lettuce. Less than 300 calories a roll, this recipe comes from olive reader Sophie Hyam.


Cardamom rice pudding

Everyone loves creamy baked rice pudding and it makes a great easy sharing dessert to serve up for family after Sunday lunch. This version uses fragrant cardamom for a subtle spiced finish.

Chicken, leek and mustard sauté

Chicken thighs are a great budget choice for a midweek supper. This recipe cooks them with cream, leeks and mustard then finished with a crisp breadcrumb topping. Just add greens.

Hot and sour aubergine with sticky rice

Sticky rice with aubergine in a hot and sour sauce, made from very simple ingredients: red chilli, soy sauce, vinegar and a little sugar. 

Easiest ever chocolate fudge cake

Our chocolate fudge cake recipe is super easy and quick to make so it is perfect for when you need to bake a last minute decadent cake for a special occasion.

Spicy prawn linguine

Healthy food doesn’t have to be boring. This spicy prawn linguine has a spicy chilli kick to keep it interesting. It’s so delicious you’ll forget that you’re being virtuous. 

Chorizo jam

Salty-sweet chorizo jam, served with enough charred bread for two. We like it spooned into little jars or served with Manchego. This jam is from Tredwell’s, a new venture by MasterChef judge Marcus Wareing. 

Eggs and ham baked in croissant cups

Use croissant dough to make these cute breakfast cups filled with ham and eggs – perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch. 

Banana and almond butter muffins

A great, healthy on-the-go breakfast. Replacing normal butter with almond butter really cuts down the calorie count as well as adding flavour. 

Salted caramel profiteroles

Profiteroles are easier to make than they look. Especially using this simple recipe. Salted caramel adds a touch of luxury for a dinner-party dessert. Recipe from NAC restaurant in London.

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