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7 Dishes To Make When It's Too Hot To Cook

Here's a list of meal ideas that won't have you turning up the heat in the kitchen

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26 June 2019

7 Dishes To Make When It's Too Hot To Cook

Quick and fresh recipes to make without cooking up a scorcher indoors.

When it's too hot to eat outside and too hot to cook inside - we've got you covered with these dishes. After all, when you come home sweltering from that sizzling summer heat outside... the last thing you need is to break into a sweat in the kitchen.

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Here are 7 summer dishes to make when it's too hot to cook indoors, guaranteed to not require you firing the oven.

Don't forget to top it all off with a sweet, chilled summer treat!

1. Vegan Sweetcorn and Courgette Fritters

A speedy pan fry is all you need with this waistline-watching and budget-friendly fritter by cookbook writer Miguel Barclay.

Find the recipe here.

2. Creamy Wild Mushrooms With Herbed Potato Cakes

Creamy sauteed mushrooms with sumptuous potato cakes. With only a frying time of no more than 10 minutes, this is a perfect weekend meal for two.

Find the recipe here.

Creamy Wild Mushrooms With Herbed Potato Cakes

3. Smoked Mackerel Caesar Salad

The recipe requires some baking, which - well, we're trying to avoid. Simply replace the croutons with some toasted bread that's just on the side of being too toasted. Before toasting them, drizzle a little olive oil on the bread. Grind together the rosemary leaves and a pinch salt, then rub it onto the bread.

Find the recipe here.

4. Smoked Salmon Éclair

A savory and salty take on a popular dessert. No need for an oven, only some assembly required!

Find the recipe here.

5. Homemade Frozen Yoghurt

Perfect for a post-workout snack! Creamy, cold, and sweet - it's like ice cream but without the guilt.

Find the recipes here.

Gluten-Free Sorbet

6. Gluten-Free Sorbet

And if the DIY frozen yoghurt isn't enough, try making your own delicious, icy sorbet treat with only ONE ingredient: FRUIT.

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7. Lime Mousse With Berries

This super light dessert is sure to keep you refreshed in this summer heat. Enjoy this mmmm-worthy mousse after a meal (best prepared in advance).

Find the recipe here.