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…

Hayashi Rice Hash

Hiyashi Rice, or Hayashi Raisu, is a Japanese-style Hashed Beef. Along with Kerei Raisu (curry rice) it is a staple in Japanese households, where families useĀ instant roux blocks to create a thick tomato-based sauce that can blanketĀ a plethora of leftovers. It is thought that Hayashi derives from the English ‘hashed beef’, and although the dishes…

Potato Hash with Spinach

Potato and spinach hash is a lovely fresh dish to cook if you’re not in the mood for a stodgy meal. All of the core ingredients are raw and fresh and there’s little need to overly spice or flavour. Take fresh veg, fresh herbs and hash them together with two hollow holes for your eggs….