Grain-based salads are filling and nutritious, and work really well with fresh fruit, which adds colour, texture and taste.
Make sure your mash is smooth, with no lumps, then add the icing sugar gradually, mixing it in as you go.
Keep adding the icing sugar until your potato mix becomes a thick paste.
Roll out the mixture into individually sized oblongs, and place on a greaseproof-lined tray. Transfer to the freezer and leave to set for about an hour.
For the coating, melt your chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water.
Roast half of the coconut by spreading it out on a baking sheet in a pre-heated oven for about 3 minutes or until starting to turn golden. Transfer to a bowl and add in the untoasted coconut.
Take your macaroons out of the freezer, then dip them into the chocolate, roll in coconut, and place back on the greaseproof paper to dry.
Make the most of your leftovers
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Chilling in the fridge rather than baking in the oven is the key to this simple yet spectacular fruity, nutty deliciousness which pleases nearly everyone and is great for entertaining.
A favourite at Chinese restaurants, these moreish pancakes can be served in the place of bread with many meals, or with a spicy dipping sauce as part of a Chinese-style meal.
Make the most of your potatoes and create this amazing Patatas Bravas with a UK twist dish invented by Albert Bartlett.
Here's a new take on a classic hummus, using beetroot to give freshness, lightness and vibrancy.
In this case, made with leftover wild mushroom risotto and stale end slices of a white loaf of bread. Crunchy on the outside with a hit of rosemary and gooey mushroomy and cheesy goodness on the inside. Boom!
Making Banana Bread is a popular way to use up leftover bananas, but if you've also got half a jar of peanut butter in the cupboard you can take this classic bake to the next level!
An easy, deliciously chocolatey way to save that leftover Christmas pudding from the bin by Scotland's National Chef, Gary Maclean.
Keep your fridge at 5°C or below
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