Clothes ready-made, and meat ready-cooked
, are to be bought in these parts; and the lively whirl of carriages is exchanged for the deep rumble of carts and waggons.
Thai-style beef and Chantenay salad INGREDIENTS SERVES 4 300 Chantenay carrots 2 rib eye steaks 3tbsp masaman red curry paste 3tbsp vegetable oil 1tbsp fish sauce 1tsp light brown sugar 1tbsp olive oil 2 250g packs ready-cooked
jasmine rice 1 red chilli, sliced 1/2 pack basil, chopped I tbsp toasted sesame seeds To serve: soy sauce and hot sauce (optional) DIRECTIONS Gently steam the Chantenay carrots until just tender.
Take them to your holiday apartment, where a pound of ready-cooked
daintiness makes an ideal meal for a family with tea, bread and butter.
1 tbsp vegetable oil 3 eggs, 1 beaten Bunch of spring onions, chopped into 3cm lengths, tops finely sliced to serve 1 green chilli, chopped 2cm chunk of ginger, grated 1 garlic clove, grated 150g spring greens, shredded 250g pouch of ready-cooked
rice 11/2 tbsp soy sauce, plus extra to taste Sesame seeds, toasted, to serve
INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard 1/2 tsp honey 2 salmon fillets 250g pouch ready-cooked
Puy lentils 250g pack ready-cooked
beetroot, cut into wedges 2 tbsp creme fraiche 1 small pack dill, roughly chopped 1-2 tbsp capers 1/2 lemon, zested and cut into 2 wedges to serve 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds, toasted rocket, to serve (optional)
According to the Charity, the Food Saving Bank distributed 40,250 meals of ready-cooked
food and about 3,300 kilograms of various foodstuffs, including fruits, vegetables, rice, sugar, meat and milk, among others.
You readybut fresh beetroots unbeetable beets with ro still attac trim them 30-40 mi off easily cooled) into this can always buy ready-cooked
beetroot, but freshly cooked British are pretty unbeetable!
BEEF SKEWERS WITH PUY LENTIL & CHICKPEA SALAD (SERVES 4) INGREDIENTS For the beef skewers: 4 beef fillet steaks (approx 600g), very thinly sliced 4tbsp olive oil Peeled rind and juice of 2 lemons 2 small green chillies 30g fresh coriander, chopped 1tsp salt For the salad: 1 large clove of garlic, crushed and finely chopped 1 large red onion, diced 15g fresh coriander, finely chopped 1 small chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 1tbsp wholegrain mustard 3tbsp olive oil 250g cooked puy lentils (buy a ready-cooked
pouch) 2 x 400g tins of chickpeas, drained Juice of 1 lime 1/4tsp salt METHOD: 1.
INGREDIENTS 1.25 -1.5 litres high quality fish stock, 2-3 shallots, 1 celery stick - finely chopped, 1 sliced leek (discard green section at top), 1 finely chopped large carrot, 1 finely chopped parsnip, good handful of fresh clams (about 300g, including shells) or ready-cooked
clams, 25g butter, 1 chopped onion, plain flour, salt and freshly ground black pepper, dash of white wine vinegar, 150ml double cream, lemon juice (optional), pinch of sugar (optional), 300 - 400g cod, haddock and pollock fillet, skin removed, 150-200g raw large prawns, plus crusty bread to serve.
If you haven't discovered ready-cooked
noodles in your local supermarket, do.
The book features a detailed list of time-saving ingredients, ranging from ready-cooked
rice and pre-prepared crispy fried shallots or onions, to ready-made tamarind and date chutney and pani puri packets and kits.