Whether you’re running low on supplies or just tired of the same tried and tested recipes, don’t get flummoxed by the food you have to hand with these helpful hacks.
It’s time to rethink ingredients and learn new ways with store cupboard staples…
Food in a flash
Minced lamb never tasted as good as it does in these amazing lamb kofta flatbreads. We love this recipe because it’s speedy, simple and has loads of ingredient swaps so you won’t get caught out.
An easy corned beef hash with a Mexican twist is the perfect midweek pick-me-up recipe you never knew you needed.
Store cupboard eats
Thrifty and packed full of veg, these smoky sweet potato and bean cakes with citrus salad serve up a treat in the store cupboard food stakes.
Switching out ingredients
While a quick Google search is a great way to find ingredient swaps when you’re in a pinch, we recommend bookmarking this substitution chart and trying one of these rescue recipes.
A comforting sausage bake is just the job when supplies are running low. This five-ingredient recipe includes great swap suggestions too.
Whether you’ve got zero mozzarella or you’re hungry for change, this delicious pizza turnover literally turns the Italian classic on its head! Try topping with whatever cheese you have if you fancy.
Run out of ragu? Bored of bolognese? Discover this wicked little braised onion sauce to pop on pasta.
Need something dinner party-worthy whipped up with just hero kitchen ingredients? These s’mores chocolate and salted caramel pots have it covered in style.
Now you’re inspired to rethink your regular ingredients, get your hands on Jamie’s new book, 7 Ways, for a collection of brilliantly creative and scrumptious ideas.