Category: Waste Not Want Not

Gnocchi with Mediterranean Roasted Vegetables & Mushrooms

  This was a bit of a Waste Not Want Not recipe for me – a Tuesday evening and a fridge full of leftovers from the weekend. What to do with a cold baked potato, some roasted veg and half a punnet of mushrooms? Gnocchi is the answer. Gorgeous little Italian dumplings flavoured with thyme…


Fabulous Frittata

  These mini frittata are very easy to make and superb for picnics or lunch boxes. Best served at room temperature to enjoy the full flavour, these are a fabulously healthy bite too. They’re also a great waste not want not recipe as they use up a wealth of bits and bobs from the draw…


Roasted Vegetable & Cannellini Bean Burgers

    These tasty burgers are one of my Waste Not Want Not meals, designed to use up all the odds and ends of vegetables kicking around in the fridge. They were quick and easy to make and held together well when cooked, although they’re not substantial enough to sit on a BBQ grill, so…


Waste Not Want Not: Spinach & Celeriac Soup

  A bowlful of goodness from a few leftover vegetables in the fridge. Packed with vitamins and iron, and ready in under half an hour, this is the perfect lunch.   Ingredients (serves 4) A large knob of butter 1 tbsp of rapeseed oil A small leek, sliced (half an onion or a couple of…


Waste Not Want Not: Perfect Plum Jam

  This one’s for all those people who have begged me to make them some jam from their glut of plums. The answer’s a firm ‘No’;  not because I don’t love you, but because it’s just too easy to do it yourselves, and it only takes an hour to make.  This batch of jam was made…


Waste Not Want Not…Left-over lamb tagine

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Waste Not Want Not: Winter warmer