Time for another go-to freezer favourite – my version of Russian fish pie. We are fortunate to have HS Murray in Inverkeithing delivering and I make sure it’s worth his while with a decent sized order as fish freezes so beautifully. We have bundles labelled smoked haddock, hot smoked mackerel, fish pie mix and other delicacies all ready to pull out when peckish. A wee bit forward thinking is gold dust in menu planning.
Here’s an opportunity to clear out that larder and experiment. The perfect time to use up that morsel left in a bottle or jar: sweet flavours become tart fillings, savouries for pizza toppings, with chutneys, vinegars and chillies ideal for spicy soups. This thrifty tomato soup is highly adaptable to what you have at hand.