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Asian mushroom hot pot.

Asian mushroom hotpot

Neil Perry This simple and delicious mushroom hot pot is big on flavour. You should be able to source most ingredients from your local Asian grocer.

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One-pot lamb and quinoa biryani.

One-pot lamb and quinoa biryani

Adam Liaw Biryani doesn't need to be as complicated as it looks. Here's a simple one-pot version that's full of flavour.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Pumpkin, spinach and roasted chickpea salad.

Pumpkin, spinach and roasted chickpea salad

Adam Liaw Warm salads are some of my favourite dishes to make in the cooler months.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Chicken tagine with mango and apricot.

Chicken tagine with mango and apricot

Adam Liaw The best way to start exploring a new cuisine is just to make things you like to eat. A tagine that's a bit like Mum's apricot chicken is a perfect example.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
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Early Autumn is the perfect time of year to celebrate sweet treats with a decadent, nutty plum tart.