This is a superb collection of 500 quick and easy recipes that can be prepared and served in 20 minutes and less. The recipes are accompanied by over 500 mouthwatering colour photographs, and there are useful cook's tips and variations throughout, as well as nutritional breakdowns for every recipe. This title includes dishes and meals for every occasion, from appetizers such as Chicken Liver and Brandy Pate and Walnut and Goat's Cheese Bruschetta, to more substantial dishes, such as Fried Plaice with Tomato Sauce, Fettuccine with Ham and Peas, and Beef with Blue Cheese Sauce. Chapters cover breakfasts, soups and appetizers, snacks and light bites, fish, shellfish, meat, poultry, side dishes and salads, plus a range of vegetarian options and desserts. This is the perfect culinary sourcebook for any cook who enjoys simple and flavoursome food but doesn't always have hours to spend in the kitchen. All the recipes can be prepared and cooked and on the table in 20 minutes, and there are many dishes that will take less than 10 minutes. There are recipes here to suit every kind of meal and appetite, together with fantastic ideas for rustling up quick accompaniments and tasty home-made desserts to round off any meal perfectly. This is an essential cookbook for anyone who enjoys good fast food full of flavour, freshness and health, but without always having the time to invest in an evening over a stove.