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Winter salad Use roasted pumpkin as a base for winter salads. Toss with canned lentils, spinach and toasted pine nuts; broccoli and walnuts; feta (or parmesan), toasted almonds and crispy bacon....Read More
Catch your chicken For a classic chicken cacciatore, simmer thighs and drums with onions, garlic, carrots, tinned tomatoes and mushrooms in chicken stock (dilute with white wine); throw in pitted...Read More
Cupboard soup Dilute and heat a good stock from the cupboard, mix in frozen veges, some canned beans and tomatoes, macaroni or shell pasta and simmer until the pasta cooks. Finish with pepper,...Read More
Rapid roast When you haven't got time for the full roast, make a quick mini-roast with browned, herbed drumsticks thrown in a 200C oven for 30 minutes until cooked through. Boil or steam potatoes,...Read More
In a bit of a jam Onion jam is a fridge staple. The onions are simmered so slowly, on low heat, that they become a dark caramel brown. Some cooks add brown sugar, others a dash of good balsamic or...Read More
Are you joshing me? For a fast, cheat's version of Rogan Josh, brown cubed lamb, add the curry paste, some tomato paste, stock (or lager for the British post-pub version) and simmer for an hour or...Read More