• This is a useful basic recipe that the kids will love and takes no time to cook. You could bulk it out with more veggies such as carrots, baked beans, broccoli florets, chopped green beans or peas, depending on what you have in the house.
  • Turn your root veg into a feast with this delicious recipe from Chef Neil Forbes of Café St Honore in Edinburgh.
  • This spiced turkey curry uses up leftover turkey and vegetables. Any green vegetables like broccoli, french beans and peas can be added at the end with the turkey.
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  • At Christmas time there is always plenty of leftover cheese that needs using up. For a vegetarian alternative replace the cooked ham with 225g sliced brown cap mushrooms which have been fried in butter until golden. Allow to cool before mixing with the cheese. ;
  • This delicious vegetarian dish is a great one to have on standby in the freezer and is a good vegetarian option for the main Christmas meal. Serve with garlic bread and crispy green salad.
  • Here are a few savoury ideas to inspire you to make pancakes a regular on your home menu.

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  • Bruschetta is a great way of using up items from your fridge, use a variety of leftover cheese, cooked meats, tomatoes and beans, basically anything goes! Serve as a light lunch or before a main meal.
  • Children go wild for these burgers, keep them in the freezer for a last minute children’s tea - they can be cooked from frozen. ;Try serving them as small meatballs with tomato sauce and spaghetti. For a spicier flavour add extra chilli powder.
  • If you have veggies coming to your party, they will love these; for a more substantial snack they can also be served in a warmed pitta pocket with chilli sauce and salad. Serve the mini falafel with a shop bought Tzatziki yoghurt dip or make your own