Category: Recipes with leftovers

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Recipe: Parmesan and asparagus frittata

Today I’m cooking a perfect light, summer dish. I love a frittata – so easy to make and often with whatever I have in the house, avoiding any waste. It can all be thrown into one pan to produce a taste sensation. I was inspired by the fantastic Italian cheeses I received from Vorrei so […]

Fish recipes, Recipes, Recipes with leftovers, Salad recipes

Recipe: Prawn, pasta and pineapple salad

I hate throwing food away, my leftovers always go back into the fridge. All very good except for the fact that a lot of the time they end up in the bin a few days later. Not anymore…it’s time for me to get creative and think of ways to use those leftovers in delicious dishes. […]

Meat recipes, Recipes, Recipes with leftovers, Uncategorized

Chorizo and chickpeas, the perfect combination

Recipes don’t get easier than this. The dish literally takes less than 10 minutes to make from start to finish. I love the colours of the classic Spanish ingredients, too. In Spain you buy chickpeas (garbanzas) in jars and they seem plumper, tastier and juicer than the tinned variety. Oh and how I love the […]

Poultry recipes, Recipes, Recipes with leftovers, Salad recipes, Uncategorized

Chicken, litchi and cucumber salad

Another fantastically easy salad. I had roast chicken left in the fridge from the weekend so came up with a combination of light, summery ingredients that I could match with them. A delicious combo. 10 litchis, peeled, destoned and halved 1 small cucumber, cut into ribbons using a vegetable peeler 1 packet of microleaves, pea […]

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Cooking with leftovers: bubble and squeak

One of our favourite dinners is a traditional Sunday roast. As soon as summer disappears (sometimes even in the middle of summer), it’s the perfect excuse to cook a roast. A chicken or joint of beef, pork or lamb (we alternate), plenty of crispy roast spuds, mashed swede with plenty of pepper and a generous […]