A dish for every day of the week

The easiest roast chicken, comforting fish pie and low-fuss curry; a classic soup and versatile pasta sauce.

Lay the foundations in the kitchen with these staple dishes every cook should know:

SUNDAY: Simple minestrone soup

Soothing, filling, forgiving and perfect for using up veg

MONDAY: One-tray roast chicken

Everyone loves roast chicken, and this easy recipe is a keeper

TUESDAY: Tortellini with tomato sauce

Tomato sauce is key to many meals, not just this pasta dinner

WEDNESDAY: Fish pie

A comforting dish the whole family will enjoy

THURSDAY: Tarka dal with prawns

End the week on a high with this spicy feast