Sweet Potato and Chorizo Hash

Hash may typically be a mishmash of food, but these ingredients were made to go together. This is a lovely no-fuss meal that almost cooks itself. Once the slicing and dicing has been finished you simply sit back and watch the flavours mould in the pan, with most of the flavouring coming from the raw…

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…

Leftover Rice Bake

Leftover rice bake is by far the most versatile dish on this blog, and it is a real cupboard cleaner. Take the basic ingredients – rice, sauce and a crispy topping – and sculpt your own dish around whatever leftovers you have to hand. You are left with a wonderful one-pot dish that transforms a…

Stuffed Pepper Hash

There’s nothing more pleasurable than eating food cocooned in its own vessel. Stuffed Pepper Hash is a great dish to serve on its own or as an accompaniment to a main meal using up leftover bits and bats from the fridge. It may look complex, but this is one of the easiest dishes to cook…

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….

Sausage and Leek Hash

This is a lovely, creamy hash that clears out leftovers from breakfast to dinner. It’s a simple, quick, no-nonsense hash that borrows a lot of taste from the horseradish and Leek combination with lots of chunky meat to complinent. INGREDIENTS From the fridge: Sausages, leeks and a white cheese. From the cupboard: Potatoes and horseradish…

Corned Beef Hash

Corned beef hash is the classic hash dish both in spirit and conception. The ‘throw together’ spirit is one that has its origins in leaner times when people extended dishes and made the most of what they had. The recipe was popular on the US railroad lines and on chuck wagons at the beginning of…