Adam Gray's straightforward macaroni ham and cheese is a delicious recipe for kids and adults
This salad is packed with favourite ingredients: Chicken stuffed with mozzarella and wrapped in parma ham on a lentils with fresh tarragon. Get ahead by cooking the lentils in advance, and toss the remaining salad ingredients in when you're ready to eat.
Hash is a brilliant way of turning leftovers into a tasty brunch. Fry up cabbage, peas and spring onions with ham and potato then top with lots of cheese. Any kind of cooked potato works. Finish cooking under the grill for a cheesy, bubbly and crispy topping.
This classic Italian pasta dish is made all the more irresistible with the addition of sweet roasted ham instead of bacon. Chestnut mushrooms, double cream and gruyère create an unctuous, silky sauce. Comfort food at its best.
A low-carb alternative to sandwiches or just new a way to liven up your lunchbox, this white bean and tuna paté takes no time to whip up. Carrot and celery batons make ideal dippers, and if you add pear, apple and cheese chunks you've got yourself a great little Ploughman's.
A quick and healthy snack that works as a canape or as a lunch that even picky children will enjoy. Simply wrap houmous and OJ-soaked grated carrot and rocket in slices of ham and secure with cocktail sticks.
This wonderfully simple dish is perfect for a lazy weekd breakfast or even a quick and satisfying supper
This is a traditional and comforting Irish recipe which is great to have on a Sunday
Tagliatelle is an underrated pasta shape, and this tasty ham tagliatelle recipe finally gives it the limelight it deserves. The thick and creamy pasta sauce which coats each strand of pasta is also painfully simple to make.
Monkfish has a meaty texture but delicate flavour that makes it perfect for wrapping in Parma ham and roasting for a special fish dish. Stuffed with sundried tomatoes and basil, this Mediterranean-style recipe is served with colourful roasted veg.
A simple pizza recipe with the classic combination of ham and cheese, jazzed up with plump mushrooms and black olives. Try it for your next night in with family or friends. Just add a crispy salad and you're good to go.
You might want to scale up if you're thinking of serving this recipe as canapes at gathering as they'll be swiped from under your nose. The ham, fig and cheese flavours complement each other perfectly for a Spanish-infused appetiser.
Making this soup is a great way of using up gammon steaks, as well as being a gorgeous warming soup for winter days. The lentils add extra depth and are a lovely foil to the gammon. Elevate it with a small dollop of crème fraîche.
These croquettes are a sure hit as an appetiser or an afternoon snack
Dauphinoise with added extras makes this dish a tasty and indulgent bite. Slices of thick roast ham team perfectly with the potatoes, spinach and double cheese sauce. Great sharing or leftovers can be heated up and eaten the next day.
This creamy ham and leek cannelloni is a comfort food classic. Leeks are softened then stirred into ricotta cheese and torn pieces of ham before being rolled into fresh lasagne sheets. The cannelloni are then topped with cheese sauce and baked until golden and bubbling.
Sometimes it’s the undemandingly easy, everyday recipes that deliver the most joy. For ‘Iain’ and his dad, from our Food Love Story, it’s croque monsieur
Mixing French and Spanish influences, this recipe works for those summer days when you're looking for a delicious, but light meal. The nutty, creamy celeriac is really enhanced by the saltiness of the ham.
With our step-by-step instructions making pizzas from scratch is a breeze
Who wouldn’t love cheesy mozzarella-stuffed chicken wrapped in crisp, Parma ham for dinner or lunch? This speedy recipe is ready in just 30 minutes and super-easy to prepare
This is an easy, tasty savoury muffin recipe to make and enjoy with the kids. The sweetness of the sundried tomatoes is lovely combined with the strong flavours of the Cheddar and ham. Pack these for a picnic and enjoy!
The key is to keep stirring! This warm and comforting dish is a simple winter staple that will go down well with everyone in your family using ingredients that you often have in your fridge and storecupboard.
Try this creamy homemade macaroni cheese, made with blue cheese and Cheddar and filled with leeks and ham, it's an irresistible version of this family favourite. Serve it with garlic bread, if you like, to mop up all the sauce – the family will love it
Make your classic risotto of onion, garlic, stock, rice and Parmesan even tastier with the addition of broccoli and strips of ham. Adding thyme adds a subtle, earthy, fragant hit, too.
This soufflé is incredibly easy and a great way to use up cooked ham
An elegant starter or side, making the most of the season's juicy figs. The figs and parma ham are lightly roasted before being tossed together with rocket and a balsamic vinegar dressing. Finish with a few parmesan shavings for an additional salty kick.
A classic American chowder is the perfect accompaniment to winter evenings and this dish with fresh sweetcorn and tasty chunks of ham is cheap and cheerful: Filling potato and sweet shallots are softened then simmered in stock with the corn before creamy milk and ham are stirred in at the end.
It's worth making extra whenever you have a roast as these bubble and squeak cakes, made from leftover vegetables will attest: Top them with ham and poached eggs for a perfect brunch the next day. To make the cakes, cooked veg and potatoes are mashed, bound with egg, and fried.