Baby back ribs: ideal for low-key entertaining. Photograph: E+/Getty

Jess Murphy: Baby back ribs, Russian salad, and Cobb salad with ranch dressing

Move the pork on to a chopping board and cut between each rib, using a sharp knife.

A tasty treat for ideal food low-key entertaining

Russian salad
Russian salad

Sham’s Malay-style fish curry

Jess Murphy: Creamy coconut curry, crispy fish fingers, and a dusting of garlicky polenta

Sweet sesame and sherry drumsticks

Getting ahead, and having something for everyone, will keep hosts and guests happy

Asparagus, bacon and Durrus cheese jambon

Try this seasonal treat in a home made jambon, in a salad and in a soup

Poached Dublin Bay prawns with wild garlic butter

Jess Murphy: Poached Dublin Bay prawns, coronation crab and saltwater potatoes

Quick mint sauce

Saltwater spuds
Salt water spuds

Easter feast: roast leg of lamb with lemon, rosemary and anchovy; grilled Baby Gem lettuce and peas; and quick mint sauce

Jess Murphy: Ireland has amazing lamb, whether from mountain, bog or lush pasture

Jess Murphy tarts up Granny’s Tupperware extravaganza with a few Galway twists

Devilled eggs

Glazed baked ham

Lamb koftas

Jess Murphy: Easy, addictive lamb koftas, grilled aubergine, and beetroot dip

Lamb koftas

Spicy tofu bao

The pillowy white dough buns – steamed, not baked – are popular in much of Asia

Ginger switchel
Ginger switchel

Switch it up with this probiotic drink

Spicy tofu bao
Spicy tofu bao

Bao down before these tasty buns

Toasted millet buck eyes

If you love peanut butter and chocolate, step this way

Jess Murphy’s lobster rolls

Jess Murphy: These recipes make the most of Ireland’s superb seafood

Home-made choc ices
Home-made choc ices

Jess Murphy’s lobster rolls
Lobster rolls

Crispy duck legs with clementine and sherry

Jess Murphy: Crispy duck legs with clementine and sherry, spring onions, and satay carrot

Nettle socca  

Jess Murphy: Look to the garden for fresh inspiration and free ingredients

Nettle socca
Nettle socca

It is time to ditch the boring sandwiches and try out these Asian-influenced dishes

Chicken cordon bleu. Sweet and sour endive salad

Jess Murphy: Growing up I loved watching Keith Floyd's indulgent cooking. He would have liked this show-stopper

Chicken cordon bleu. Sweet and sour endive salad
Chicken cordon bleu

Zesty purple broccoli

Porchetta with pickled rhubarb

Jess Murphy: This Italian-style roast pork is a perfect special-occasion centrepiece

Perfect lemon posset
Perfect lemon posset

A posset is a medieval drink that has made a comeback in recent times as a set dessert. It is velvety smooth and refreshing. You c(...)

Adobo pork chops

Plus recipes for a delicious sunchoke, feta and lentils dish and chimichurri sauce

Adobo pork chops
Adobo pork chops

Chimichurri
Chimichurri

Durrus & crab rarebit

Jess Murphy: It’s cold outside so take comfort in crab rarebit, a kale and almond pie and cauliflower cheese soup

Kale and almond pies

Durrus & crab rarebit

Cauliflower cheese soup

Hogget or lamb casserole with herby dumplings

You can use lamb for this dish, but the quality of hogget and mutton in Ireland is outstanding and has a fuller flavour than its y(...)

Thyme-roasted chicken with preserved lemon

Jess Murphy: Make the most of seasonal pumpkin and kohlrabi while expanding your palate

Jess Murphy: This week I’m taking inspiration from the Nordic wave that has engulfed Ireland

Danish smørrebrød

Spirulina Shake

Sheet pan eggs: the ultimate breakfast for a jam-packed house

A great all-rounder, a vegan option and a special dessert to enjoy on Christmas Day

Sheet pan eggs: the ultimate breakfast for a jam-packed house
Sheet pan eggs

Irish whiskey affogato with mince pies: a special dessert
Irish whiskey affogato

Highbank Baked Cavanbert

Cavanbert cheese, Toons Bridge ricotta and Parmesan will bring cheer to any table

Highbank baked Cavanbert
Highbank baked Cavanbert

Tuscan ribollita
Tuscan ribollita

‘Rock star’ ramen

A super-tasty mung-bean burger rounds off our Japanese-theme

Kai bean burger
Kai bean burger

Rock-star ramen
‘Rock star’ ramen

Delicious: Jess Murphy’s venison meatballs

Also, recipes for perfect hasselback potatoes and charred hispi cabbage with almond romesco

Venison meatballs
Venison meatballs

Hasselback potatoes
Hasselback potatoes

Fish pie.

Jess Murphy: Plus two winter salads – kale with raisins and pine nuts, and beet with capers

Golden beet salad with capers

Beetroot is seriously underrated. Add a bit of goat’s cheese to make this a main course

Fish pie
Fish pie

This is an old recipe by Gary Rhodes, from when I had a crush on him in the 2000s

Chunky oven pollock fingers

Jess Murphy: Use yesterday’s potatoes with your favourite black pudding if you’re bored with the full Irish

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