In the depths of winter, rallying yourself to make dinner on the weekends can sometimes be too hard, so it's only natural that you reach for the takeaway menu. But with the Christmas season in full swing, cutting one or two indulgences where you can will go a long way. 

If you're trying to cut back a little but still want the comfort of a takeaway, why not try your hand at one of these delicious "fakeaway" meals? All the same punchy, yummy and soul-warming flavours, homemade at home and made even easier with a few handy store cupboard essentials. 

1. Donal's Sizzling Pork & Sugar Snap Peas

2. Spicy Battered Fish & Chips

3. Chicken Biryani

4. Catherine Fulvio's North Indian Prawn Curry

5. Crispy Szechaun Chicken Salad

6. Lamb Curry with Coconut Milk

7. Friday Night Pizza

8. Ching's 3-Cup Chicken

9. 10-Minute Kimchi Fried Rice

10. Chilli Beef Ramen