When cooking for others, the culinary process is full of compromise. But cooking for numero uno (we’re talking about you) is an activity of unconditional pleasure. You get to decide what to whip up, how much you want, how to season, when to eat… the list goes on. Celebrate dining solo with these recipes that define easy:
Dishes that require minimal washing up are friends for life… so allow us to introduce you to the one-pot wonder. Combine ingredients, leave to simmer, freeze the leftovers and have for lunch or dinner the next day. Simple.
Soups give personal touches a chance; add more chilli here, blitz a favourite veggie in there, leave chunky, blend till silky smooth, top with croutons – or maybe you enjoy crème fraîche? – it’s a choose-your-own-adventure kind of meal.
It’s been a long day and the fact you’re tired is an understatement. Ideal solution? Feast on the king of quick dishes: the sandwich. While super simple, the sarnie is far from boring – here are three recipes to prove it: