If you are Korean, please stop reading right now and save me the embarrassment. Here’s what happened: The fully Korean mother of a semi-Korean friend of ours gave us a tub of wonderful, homemade kimchi, so we’ve been munching on it for a while and there was some left over in the chiller. There wereContinue reading “Kimchi Jjigae – Kimchi Stew”
Category Archives: Leftover Goodness
Spinach & Herb Soup
Delicious, easy, satisfying. Three words that are bound to turn anyone off. I have been extolling the virtues of a good vegetablish soup for many years and still no one is listening and I have not been served a soup starter at any of my friend’s dinner parties. I for one used to serve themContinue reading “Spinach & Herb Soup”
In Praise of Leftovers
There’s no such thing as leftovers, there are just second chances. From the simple to the inspired, there’s always another dish just waiting to be created out of humble beginnings.
General Vegetable Soup
I don’t know why every time I write “Soup”, everyone skips the post. Is it memories of mother saying: “Mange ta soupe!”? My own mother made just 2 soups well; lentil and dried pea soup. One came with Groperekichelcher; Luxembourgish for fried potato cakes and the other with wonderfully smokey, fatty Mettwurscht, which you mayContinue reading “General Vegetable Soup”
Don’t Turn Your Nose Up at a Humble Lentil Soup!
Lentil soup is more than a soup, it’s sustenance for a day in the field, it’s survival, it’s comfort and it’s history. When the battle of Jericho was fought, people had already been eating lentils for 10,000 years. Aristophanes waxed lyrical about it in 400BC and although he was a bit of a joker, heContinue reading “Don’t Turn Your Nose Up at a Humble Lentil Soup!”
Leftover Bean & Lettuce Soup
She’s not a looker, but she sure tastes great! Chris gets creative with leftovers from Easter Lunch. Check out the Leftover Goodness category for more tips on how to minimise wastage.
Roast Rack of Lamb
Chris cooks up a storm for Easter and has a load of suggestions on what to do with leftovers. They can be as good as the originals!