Banana ice-cream

Our favourite magic trick for turning leftover bananas into delicious healthy ice-cream.Read more

Kick ass cranberry sauce

Cranberry sauce is a necessary component of any festive feast. There's no beating home-made, or this recipe by Rubies in the Rubble.Read more

Leek and smoked cheese pithivier

There's no need to pithi(vier) the veg with this Leek and smoked cheese pithivier recipe by Riverford Organic Farms.Read more

North african beef and root veg stew

This warming winter stew from Riverford Organic Farms is perfect for using up surplus meat and veg, so go right ahead!Read more

Summer pudding

Stale bread and bruised berries are a sad but common collection of leftovers during the summer months. What’s not so common is the knowledge of this beautiful and healthy desert that will transform both bread and berry anew. Think Eton mess meets bread pudding. Fresh cream is a must.Read more

Chestnut and sage soup

These festive sweet nuts do not like to linger long past Christmas. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's sage advice in a chestnut shell? Whip any that you have left over into a tasty soup, it's perfect for freezing.Read more

Turkey cigars

This traditional Moroccan snack by Mark Hix is an ideal starter when the in-laws require something a little more sophisticated than a turkey sarni. It calls upon all of the prime suspects found in a Boxing Day fridge and provides them with exotic and reinvigorating disguise.Read more

Orange martini

Oranges may not be the only fruit, but they’ve been the apple of our eye since this martini slipped into our lives – giving even our citrus peel a sense of purpose. Let’s raise a toast to our favourite adage “waste not, want not.” You’ll want for nothing after this one. By Jack Bevan (The Ethicurean).Read more

Turkey, sausage and bacon pie

This is an indulgent yuletide meat feast that you’ll thank yourself to find in the freezer come late Feb when the nights are still so cold and long. Plus, it certainly gives any lonely Boxing Day pigs in blankets a call to arms. By Tom Aikens (Tom's Kitchen).Read more

Brussel sprout detox salad

Do you get bored of boiled brassicas? Try this raw and ready-to-go fresh salad with a crunch, great for a post-Christmas detox and for giving sprouts a new surge of spring life. By Tom Hunt.Read more