Tag: leftovers

Rainy Day Food

We broke our Lenten fast yesterday with a feast of roast lamb for Easter, so today – and probably the next few days, really – is about leftovers, and the first of the leftovers is stock made from the lamb…

Respect the chicken!

(This is another one of those ‘I’m really not vegetarian’ posts.) I talk a fair bit here about respecting the chicken (or the lamb, or the beef, as the case may be), and being mindful of where meat comes from,…

Leftovers…

Remember that evil jelly from Pericles?  And how I planned to have it with berries and cream and meringues for dessert when we had people to dinner the next day? Well, I did.  And it was fabulous.  Also, beautiful. I…

Recipe: Bread Pudding

This recipe comes from my Austrian grandmother, and is basically a really delicious way to use up stale bread.  As a child, this was one of my favourite foods – its spicy stodginess reminded me of Christmas pudding, and it…

Leftovers for Lunch: Risotto cake

The other reason I haven’t been blogging much recently is that my meals have either been fairly mundane or fairly unsuccessful.  This does not lend itself to food blogging as well as you might think.  One of the less successful…

Leftovers

Am I the only one who gets excited about leftovers? Not eating them as they are, cold from the fridge, but their promise, their potential, that lovely sense of having lunch or dinner taken care of, or of having a…