Experts have advised a low-carbohydrate Mediterranean diet as one of the ways to strengthen the immune system, which is a vital line of defence against the virus. The more colours on the plate, the better. So why don’t you do yourself a favour and start cooking these Mediterranean-inspired recipes. You won’t be disappointed, they are delicious and are all quick and easy to prepare.

1. Chilli sardine spaghetti

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2. Semolina-crusted fish with fresh tomato salsa

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3. Garlic prawns on sourdough toast

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4. Calamari spaghettini

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5. Fish fillets with saffron and fresh herbs

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6. Braised borlotti beans with tomato and garlic

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7. Deep-fried courgette balls

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8. Prawn, pink grapefruit and feta salad

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9. Eggplant, tomato and chickpea casserole

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