Pytt i Panna – Scandinavian Hash

Pytt i Panna, Swedish for “small pieces in pan”, is one of the ultimate fridge cleaners. Often abbreviated to hänt i veckan (“happened this past week”), the dish has become synonymous with leftovers across Scandinavia, where pyttipanne (Norway) and pyttipannu (Finland) are household dishes. Like most hash recipes there are countless versions of it, but the basic principle…

Spanish Picadillo

If hash is the mishmash pot of the old English colonies, Picadillo is its equivalent across the old Spanish colonies. Adapted to Giniling and Arroz a la Cubana in certain Latin American countries, the dish is a jumble of many everyday items used in Spanish and Latin American kitchens. Like hash, the name comes from…

Danish Biksemad

Biksemad is a portmanteau of Bikse (to throw together) and Mad (food) which is a homely Danish dish once popular amongst the merchant sailors when they came off night watch. Like British hash potatoes and leftover veg forms the basis of the dish, but in true Danish fashion pork is the staple, perfect for cleaning…