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LucyGransnet (GNHQ) Fri 16-Oct-15 12:29:04

We've got two signed copies of Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's new book Love Your Leftovers to give away, and all you need to do to enter the draw is let us know your favourite recipes and tips for using up leftover food and scraps.

And if you need some inspiration, take a look at some of the delicious recipes from the book... Leave yours below by 30 October for a chance to win.

Dessallara Wed 28-Oct-15 18:34:20

We love quick omlette teas out of our leftovers smile

Bellroyd Thu 29-Oct-15 10:01:11

Sunday lunch leftovers - all into an oven dish with a bit of olive oil and served up again as roasted the next day

TheMillersTale Thu 29-Oct-15 10:57:02

This is really simple but tastes amazing. Basically pretty much anything can be improved with a squirt of lemon. It's a little bit Spanish in that I got the idea from frying up migas and subbed leftover potatoes.

Peg scramble (potato + egg)

Left over boiled potatoes, either new whole or old, halved and quartered;
Leftover peas;
One whole egg;
Lemon juice from a bottle or a lemon half.
Pinch of sweet paprika.

Add olive oil to a frying pan, make sure there's plenty of space to toss the potatoes and peas about and heat.

Add potatoes to the pan and sprinkle with paprika and salt. Stir fry until they are crunchy.

Break egg into the fry pan and swirl about so the yolk breaks and covers the potatoes then add the peas. Add a good quirt of lemon, taste and season with more salt

When the white is set and starting to frill around the edges of the scramble and the yolks are soft set, remove from pan, plate up and add black pepper.

This is my son's favourite post pub, post hard day at work meal. The lemon and salt makes it sticky and salty and absolutely delicious, especially when you get a crunchy potato edged in yolk and paprika.

If you have leftover bacon (is there such a thing?), a spare pork chop or two then add this also.

embabes Fri 30-Oct-15 05:14:28

Curry or spicy wraps! smile

KatGransnet (GNHQ) Fri 30-Oct-15 11:50:52

Congrats to sophie56 and stillhere who were picked at random to win a signed copy of Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's new book Love Your Leftovers.

Please check your emails for more details.

Piggypoo Fri 30-Oct-15 12:36:20

Leftover veg can be turned into a great pizza topping, I use a pack of pizza base mix, and add whatever veg I have and some cheese and pasta sauce.

stillhere Fri 30-Oct-15 12:41:45

Thank you! What a lovely surprise.

GeorgeW Fri 30-Oct-15 22:07:13

Asian style spicy rice. Add lots of different vegetables, meat if you have that leftover it really doesn't matter! I often have it with pot stickers (cooked from frozen) as a stand by supper.

Grannyknot Sat 31-Oct-15 07:11:21

What are pot stickers please?! smile