Curry made with Leftovers

I love inventing recipes when I come to the end of my supplies and there are odd bits of food in the fridge. I also find it economical to buy a joint for roasting, larger than I need to use over a few days.

I made this curry using what I had left in the fridge the other day. No waste, frugal food that is tasty and nourishing.

I diced a small amount of leftover roast pork (it doesn’t matter if it’s only a small amount as you can bulk it out with vegs)

Pork 1

I had about three mushrooms and half a onion which I chopped. (It does’t matter at all if your mushrooms have gone a bit soft)

Pork 2

I fried the onion and mushroom with a little oil in a pan with curry powder. Stirred in the pork, a hand full of raisins and some tinned tomatoes. Then I added enough water to the mix to keep it simmering and a little salt.

Pork 3

Meanwhile I had some rice cooking on another hob.

Pork 4
It was rather yummy! 🙂

Rice, tinned tomatoes, raisins and curry powder are all good ingredients to keep in the cupboard to use with leftovers.

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Fresh herb omelette

The first fresh herb omelette of the year, the herbs are finally showing some growth.

Fresh mint, lovage, oregano, sage,and thyme all chopped up…..

omelette 1

….and added to lovely fresh eggs….

omelette 2

…..and a little grated cheese.

omelette 3

Sliced mushrooms sauteed in butter and the egg mixture poured over the top, cook until set.

omelette 4

Sorry, there’s no picture of the finished omelette as we were too busy eating it! 🙂