Check out our collection of winning ham recipes, from festive mains to kid-friendly treats.
Inspired by crispy potato rosti, this ham and sweet potato slice makes a healthy lunch idea for kids during the holidays. Grated potatoes, ham, chives and melting cheese are combined into an easy bake – serve with sweetcorn for extra veg.
Gammon joints are great when cooked with added flavours. Here the quintessentially British Earl Grey tea works in a winning way with brown sugar and mustard to deliver up something special. Great for long weekends and celebrations.
When in season, the humble asparagus is one of our favourite vegetables. Boiled spears of the spring veg are draped in serrano ham and a generous scattering of buttery manchego cheese in this easy recipe. An excellent starter for a dinner party or family get-together.
Not just for Pancake Day! Make this easy pancake recipe for lunch or an easy dinner at any time of year – lacy homemade crépes filled with caramelised onion, melting cheese and ham and served with chips for a wallet-friendly meal.
This super summer salad recipe makes the most of juicy nectarines, pairing with prosciutto and a quick basil dressing
Revamp classic potato salad with tender gammon, green beans, lightly pickled onions, and a quick honey-mustard dressing for a winning spring lunch or dinner
For a healthy twist on classic carbonara, try this pea and ham tagliatelle recipe. Romaine lettuce leaves are cooked with garlic and shallots until wilted, combined with ham hock, tagliatelle and peas and topped with Parmesan and zesty lemon
Party prep doesn't have to be stressful – these tasty salads can be tossed together in a matter of minutes and are the perfect party bowl food
Serve up simple Christmas canapés that layer crostini with mustard piccalilli and zesty, herby ham hock
Looking for a comforting Boxing Day dish? This pastry-topped pie is filled with slow-roasted pulled gammon, leeks and potatoes, in a creamy mustard-spiced cheese sauce
A tasty twist on the traditional quiche, layers of sweet potato replace the pastry crust and make for a lighter yet equally delicious alternative.
Celebrate Chinese New Year with these simple spring rolls filled with ham, noodles and raw veg. These are great for making with the kids – let everyone customise their own for a fun celebratory feast.
It’s hard to beat a baked ham at Christmas, even as an alternative to the traditional roast turkey. This one comes with a port and shallot sauce and sticky roasted pears: heaven on a plate
Looking for some lunchbox inspiration? Whether you’re packing for your kids or after some al-desk-o lunch ideas, this egg sandwich is packed with tasty Wiltshire cured ham and a dollop of creamy mayonnaise.
Perfectly crisp and oozing with melted Gouda, this twist on a classic toastie is proper comfort food.
This Italian-inspired salad makes a tasty midweek supper for two and can be on the table in less than 15 minutes. The Parmesan, goat’s cheese and soft cheese balls are the hero of the dish, rolled in chopped hazelnuts and chives to add texture.
These brie and ham focaccia squares are a delicious addition to a Mother’s Day spread, festive celebration or to take on a picnic. The homemade chilli jam makes these scrumptious brie and ham focaccia squares that much more special.
Cooked for 8 hours in a slow cooker, nothing beats a steaming bowl of hearty soup on a cold day. This delicious soup recipe cooks on low for 8 hours, so you can enjoy a busy day and come home to a fantastic food hug
You know how some people have the ability to magic up tasty meals from random leftovers using just sheer kitchen creativity? Well, that's Elena's superpower. Her quiche, which cleverly uses tortilla wraps instead of pastry, is the proof
Fill your kitchen with the aromas of star anise and maple syrup, whilst cooking this beautifully glazed festive gammon - a delicious alternative Christmas main
Made with buttery pastry and a mouthwatering ham and watercress filling, garnished with courgette slices and creamy ricotta, these gorgeous mini quiches are so simple to make and perfect for packing into your picnic hamper
What do you get when you combine classic cheese straws with the delicious components of a quintessential Ploughman's? The ultimate party nibble! Roast ham, pickle and mature Cheddar are layered between puff pastry and baked until crisp and golden
This ultimate toastie translates as mozzarella ‘in carriage’, with the bread forming a crisp vehicle for the hot stringy cheese. Matched with a fragrant tomato and pepper sauce, these gooey, melty snacks take just 20 mins and are sure to be crowd-pleasers.
Healthy snacks for kids don't get much more satisfying than this! Packed with hearty fusilli pasta, shelled peas, thick-cut ham and fresh eggs these simple baked frittatas are really easy to make and perfect for the kids to enjoy whilst out and about
Kids will love these mini quiches, which are packed with honey-roast ham, juicy sundried tomatoes and fragrant basil
For a classic French breakfast recipe, give this delicious croque madame a try. Slices of crisp, toasted sourdough, layered with fresh ham, Gruyère cheese and creamy béchamel sauce, all topped off with a perfectly cooked egg
Looking for a breakfast in bed with a difference for Mother's Day? Then try making your very own croissants! Using pre-made croissant dough makes it super easy, but you still get impressive results. Your kids can even help assemble these beautiful bakes
Thick-cut smoked ham and hearty pearl barley combine with fragrant herbs in this delicious, flavourful one-pot recipe. Serve with steamed greens for the perfect meal to keep the winter chills at bay
This deliciously succulent gammon is scored to better allow the rich, festive blend of full-bodied fruity calvados, sweet honey and slightly bitter mustard to seep into the meat. The classic pairing of ham with parsnips and apples makes this a showstopper.
Halloumi, Serrano ham and figs come together beautifully in this wintery starter complemented by a dressing that combines fiery chilli and sweet honey. This fuss-free Christmas starter can be ready in just 20 minutes, leaving you more time to relax
There's nothing like a creamy, hearty mac and cheese to tuck into on a cold night and this delicious pasta recipe has the brilliant addition of leftover ham, bringing both texture and flavour
Revamp the classic jacket potato with this smoky bean recipe, flavoured with paprika, cumin and sticky black treacle
These monstrous munchies are sure to go down a treat at your Halloween party!