10 dishes to discover in The Roasting Tin Around the World


If, like us, you can't imagine a week going by without several recipes from The Roasting Tin series of cookbooks planned in, we've got some good news for you. Rukmini Iyer is back with a fourth instalment of brilliantly simple one-dish dinners that leave the hard work to the oven, and this time we'll be taking our roasting tins on a tour of the globe without leaving our kitchens. From a hearty one-pot Mexican chilli or Malaysian laksa to a one-tin Butter chicken inspired by the Indian subcontinent, The Roasting Tin Around the World is full of quick and simple ways to bring the flavours of some of the world's best-loved dishes to your dinner table with ease. Here are 10 favourites to look out for when you get your copy of the book.

 
The Roasting Tin Around The World
Easy one-dish dinners inspired by flavours from around the world
Leave the hard work to the oven with minimal prep and less washing up
From easy midweek dinners to simple bakes and desserts
One-pot Mexican Beef Chilli | The Roasting Tin Around the World

All-in-one Beef Chilli with Chocolate 

First we're heading to Central and South America and stopping in Mexico for this rich and smoky beef chilli flavoured with chocolate for added complexity. Though it may be slow-cooked (which guarantees melt-in-the mouth meat and intense flavour), it requires little prep or fuss so you can simply pop your ingredients in a casserole dish and get on with your day while it cooks happily away.

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One-tin Jerk Chicken | The Roasting Tin Around the World

Jerk Chicken with Sweet Potato, Pineapple and Lime

Next up is this Jamaican-inspired jerk chicken traybake from the chapter on American and Caribbean dishes. We can't get enough of the combination of the punchy jerk seasoning with sweet pinapple and sharp lime that'll bring a (t)ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. 

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Kale Mac and Cheese | The Roasting Tin Around the World

Crispy Kale and Bacon Mac and Cheese 

Next we're heading to the states with this all-American comfort food classic featuring kale, bacon and a crème fraîche twist that makes for the easiest béchamel you ever did make. We also love this rocky road s'mores traybake from the same chapter.

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Whole Roasted Butter Chicken | The Roasting Tin Around the World

Whole Butter Chicken with Sweet Potato and Lime

From the chapter on the Indian subcontinent comes this recipe that ensures a whole-roasted chicken will never be boring again. Fit for a celebration centrepiece or simply an indulgent family dinner that'll save you reaching for that takeaway menu, this butter chicken boasts the most heavenly sauce that bubbles away under the bird while it roasts.

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Peri Peri Prawns | The Roasting Tin Around the World

Peri Peri Prawns

Peri Peri prawns are popular in Mozambique, Angola and South Africa, which is why this stunning shrimp dish is featured in the chapter on Africa and The Middle East. The peri-peri sauce brings together a tempting trio of chilli, garlic and paprika to add a tasty kick to this easy dinner.

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Middle Eastern Lamb Meatballs | The Roasting Tin Around the World

Za'atar-spiced Meatballs with Tomatoes and Bulgur

A one-pot wonder that has its roots firmly in the Middle East, in this recipe tender lamb meatballs are spiced with za'atar and served on a bed of bulgur wheat, requiring nothing more than a dollop of natural yoghurt to finish the dish.

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Persian Love Cake Traybake | The Roasting Tin Around the World

Persian Love Cake with Rose, Cardamom and Figs

Another favourite from the chapter on the Middle East, and a brilliant example of the one-tin sweet treats to be found at the end of each of section, this easy sheet cake is flavoured with rose and cardamom and topped with fresh figs for a super easy bake with the wow factor.

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Easy Malaysian Laksa | The Roasting Tin Around the World

Malaysian Chicken Laksa

In the chapter on Southeast Asian and Australasian recipes, this quick and easy take on Malaysia's national dish caught our eye. Rich with coconut, aromatic with lemongrass and a layered mix of spices, it's a one-pot soul soother.

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Vegan Black Pepper Tofu | The Roasting Tin Around the World

Black Pepper Tofu, Choi Sum and Cashews

Another favourite from the Southeast Asian section and one of many brilliant examples of the book's vegan recipes, this one-tin tofu number is flavoured with black pepper, packed with veg and nuts and tossed in an addictive sesame dressing. For more vegan inspo from the book, take a look at these Korean-style aubergines.

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Croque Monsieur Gratin with Comté and Parma Ham

Finally, we're heading to Europe with this inventive French-inspired croque monsieur gratin. Yes, those are croissants you've spotted on top, nestled alongside crispy Parma ham in a creamy comté sauce. Bonjour, new favourite brunch dish! For more continental inspiration, check out the all-in-one paella from the same chapter.

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