lamb kebabs with chips, pitta bread, sour cream and guacamole

Whether you’re having friends over to watch a big footie match, or throwing a party in the garden, these recipes do the job every time.

Lay out a spread of DIY dishes in the middle of the table, and let your guests put their own plates together. It’s the ultimate pick and mix!

Mexican pork tacos are all about the perfect combination of juiciness, zing, crunch and creaminess. This ridiculously good recipe, with spicy black beans and avocado dip, serves four people, and takes just 15 minutes to put together. And you can just scale it up for a bigger crowd – winner!


Take crispy skinned duck to the next level with Jamie’s clever recipe for a smoky tea leaf rub. Serve with rice, greens and caramelised roast veg, then let everyone dive in!

Get among the next-level flavours in these fajitas! Paprika-fried chicken, cumin-spiked beans and a deliciously dark ancho-chilli dip come together for a properly good Mexican dinner. Finish with fresh herbs and a dollop of natural yoghurt.

Have you discovered how easy it is to make your own chickpea falafels? It takes no time at all! Then blitz tomato, chillies, garlic and lime juice into a punchy salsa, marble chilli sauce through cottage cheese, and serve it all up for the ultimate DIY falafel wraps.

Chargrilled Welsh lamb, hugged in a homemade flatbread, topped with super-fresh sunshine salsa, humble chips and a dollop of yoghurt to finish the story – what could be better?

For more crowd-pleasing dishes, take a look at our family friendly recipes – perfect for feeding lots of hungry mouths!