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Best recipes for leftovers: Low fat stir fried coriander lamb with mange tout, baby corn and lime infused noodles

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Best recipes for leftovers: Low fat stir fried coriander lamb with mange tout, baby corn and lime infused noodles

We cooked Spanish lamb last weekend and still had lashings of lamb and sauce left over. Sometimes we are well intentioned, making a Shepherd’s pie with the remains. More often the remnants are jettisoned into the freezer and six months later the dogs polish off the bounty. Cold lamb doesn’t look wildly appealing. This week I was determined to use up the remains of lamb (500g) and the wine sauce in a stir fry. So this recipe is designed to follow on from our slow cooked Spanish lamb recipe. I’d bought a book on stir fries from Homebase....

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Best recipes for leftovers: Moroccan style lamb meatballs on a bed of mint and coriander infused couscous

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Best recipes for leftovers: Moroccan style lamb meatballs on a bed of mint and coriander infused couscous

“I thought that it would be too spicy for them but I suppose that Indian dogs eat curry. And dogs in Morocco must wolf down spicy scraps” “You did feed them earlier, didn’t you?” We were watching our pack guzzling the leftovers from supper. They are fed early evening but we always give them the scrapings from our supper. A sort of canine Little Foodies thing (Little Foodies are in Italy at the moment and all the Min Pins would love it. Pasta has them jumping through hoops. This is a blog that is well worth...

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