stovies

using up: pot roast stock and veg At least, that’s what we call them … it’s a Scottish dish, and a great way to use up stuff.  We did a pot roast for Sunday lunch the weekend before last (sorry, been really busy decorating, so no time to write blog posts!), and were left with…

indian vegetarian meal

[no photo – sorry] Pete brought a huge bunch of coriander home from the Indian supermarket on Saturday.  We had some with a vegetable tagine, some with sour pork with rhubarb, but there was still a reasonable wodge left. We have lots of spuds to eat too, as the rain got through the shed roof…

potato and leek bake

[Sorry – no photo] Using up: elderly spuds, some cream Scrubbed potatoes (we never bother with peeling) and sliced very thinly.  There was a bit less than we hoped for because one spud had gone over, unfortunately. Washed one leek – a handy tip from Jamie Oliver is to slice the leek in half lengthwise…

potato and chicken bake

Using up: cold roast chickie!, old potatoes, spring onions from a friend’s garden, cream bought for supper on Saturday and not eaten (due to circumstances beyond our control) This is a real bitsa one – I’m pleased with it, because it was lovely. Chopped some very elderly potatoes into slices about 1/4″ thick, and layered…

warm salad of broad beans, tuna, bacon and potato

Apologies for the quality of the photo – not sure what happened there! Using up: broad beans, (old) new potatoes. bacon This one really was off the top of my head – Pete wasn’t sure about the tuna and bacon together, but he is now 🙂 I cooked maybe 750g of new potatoes that were…