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La Spiced Pumpkin Cake – a leftover, turned magical treat

You know when you have leftover pumpkin from a massive soup making episode and you think, roasted pumpkin, or maybe pumpkin mash, or pumpkin scones or moooore pumpkin soup, whatever will I do with this mountain of pumpkin I have leftover? Well, Dear Readers, do I have a fantastic recipe for you! This will be…… Continue reading La Spiced Pumpkin Cake – a leftover, turned magical treat

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TGIF Foodie Fest and what to do with the leftovers.

It was a cold, wet, miserable Friday evening. The working week had finally finished up. TTGLIF. Thank The Good Lord It’s Friday. I picked up Tweenie from Poppy’s shop and we headed to Woolies to get some cheese n biccies, a snack with which to end the week on. A treat. I certainly didn’t feel…… Continue reading TGIF Foodie Fest and what to do with the leftovers.

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We’re on a Mexican tirado, Quesadilla’s with spicy green sauce

We had slow cooked roast Moroccan chicken last night for dinner, which meant stacks of leftovers. Of course all the potatoes cooked in duck fat were snaffled up by SO last night, as he was putting the leftovers away. Damnit, he does it every time! I cook more than I need, so I can have…… Continue reading We’re on a Mexican tirado, Quesadilla’s with spicy green sauce

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A Leftover Makeover – Stuffed Spuds

I always double or triple a recipe when I’m cooking savoury dishes, so that I can guarantee there’s leftovers for a rainy day, or busy weekday night. I read recipes that call for 500gms of this or 1 chicken breast for that and think, yep, that’d feed one person in my house. I can be…… Continue reading A Leftover Makeover – Stuffed Spuds

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Potato Croquette’s with Tomato Jam. And Other Things.

I had a request to bring a poshish, dainty treat for high tea at work for Harmony Day. I also had a mountain of leftover mashed potato from the bangers n mash the night before. Could I combine the food request with my inherent need to create culinary delights out of leftovers? I’m obsessed with…… Continue reading Potato Croquette’s with Tomato Jam. And Other Things.