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It’s always a challenge at this time of year to use up our Christmas leftovers!

I combined a bowl of cold mashed potatoes with a handful of chopped ham and a couple of spring onions from the garden.  The mixture was shaped into patties and dusted with flour before shallow-frying to golden brown.

Topped with a freshly laid egg and garnished with a little backyard purslane, our homemade bubble and squeak was a great start to the day!

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We had four leftover eggwhites from the brandy custard we made to accompany our Christmas pudding.  They became a double batch of marshmallows

…which in turn became Rocky Road, with a blend of dark and milk Callebaut chocolate, pailleté feuilletine and roasted skinned hazelnuts…

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And finally, our leftover Christmas turkey and gravy became the base for a delicious turkey pie.  The pie was better than the original turkey dinner!

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How are you going with using up your Christmas leftovers?  We still have some glazed ham left, and I’ll have to get creative, as the boys are sick of eating cold sliced ham!

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