Recipes

November 7, 2015
savoury bread and butter pudding recipe

Sue’s savoury bread and butter pudding

Sue contacted me this week to share a family favourite recipe. I think you’ll agree it’s a great crowd pleaser and can be adapted to use […]
October 20, 2014
courgette and tomato chutney

Jane’s tomato and courgette chutney

This recipe is brilliant for using up a glut in the garden. You can use courgettes that have turned into marrows and it’s a great way […]
August 4, 2014
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Courgette Curry

When friends give you courgettes, make curry!
July 23, 2014
salad bag

lettuce rice soup

A great way of using up salad leaves with a twist!
June 27, 2014
breadsticks

Instant Bacon Bites

This week there was only one loaf of bread left in our farm shop. It was so huge you could have scaled its North face. It […]
June 23, 2014
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Chicken and sweetcorn bake

A great way to use up left over chicken from a Sunday roast and the cream left in the pot!
May 23, 2014
recipes for using up bread crusts

Three ways to use up bread crusts

Over on our Facebook page, Anne Marie shared these tips for using up bread crusts. But why should we bother?
April 2, 2014

Accidental savoury bread and butter pudding

I had about 15 eggs here at zero waste towers the other week, and there’s only so much cake you can eat, so I put my […]
March 7, 2014
shepherds pie

Vegan shepherds pie

This is my remix on a Shepherds pie – it’s pretty inauthentic but it’s a firm favourite! A traditional shepherds pie is made with lamb mince, […]
September 20, 2014
carrot and sweet potato soup

Carrot and sweet potato soup

This recipe is adapted from a Mary Berry recipe. You can add a handful of red lentils to really bulk it out or substitute swede or […]
March 3, 2014
zero waste frugal green soup recipe

Frugal ‘green’ soup

This is a great recipe for using up all the odds and ends of vegetables, including things some people might normally throw away such as the […]
December 31, 2013
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12 days of Christmas turkey strogonoff

Christmas is a distant memory again, but the turkey sitting in the fridge reminds us of full bellies. Here’s a simple use-it-up supper based on a […]
December 7, 2013
zero waste week recipe tuna pasta

Ready Steady Cook Pasta!

I used to be a huge fan of Ready Steady Cook, where chefs and a member of the audience had to knock up a meal in […]
November 19, 2013
dustbin bread

Molly’s Dustbin Bread

If you want a really rubbish recipe, look no further than Molly’s Dustbin Bread. The name comes from its amazing ability to save things from the […]
November 19, 2013
left over pasta recipe

Mrs Green’s quick pasta lunch

This recipe is very adaptable and perfect for using up those leftovers. You can make this vegetarian, with fish or with meat, dependent on preference.