Save time and money by cooking up larger batches of food, or whack them in the freezer and keep for a rainy day. Here are thirteen batch cook recipes that are good to have to hand
It’s easy to double this Moroccan-inspired recipe so you can serve for a weekend gathering but still have leftovers for dinner during the week. See recipe for Chicken and green olive tagine.
This basic recipe is perfect for freezing to use later for pastas, lasagne or bakes. See recipe for Tomato pasta sauce.
Freeze this simple and delicious soup and serve as a first course at your next dinner party. See recipe for Watercress soup.
Make a batch of these pancakes to freeze then defrost and serve for the family brekkie all week long. See recipe for Basic pancakes.
Freeze this dough so that you can always make warm cookies to have with a good, strong cuppa in the afternoon, or a treat for the kids in the afternoon. See Chocolate and orange freezer cookies
Serve these warm with preserves or on the side with your favourite spaghetti Bolognese. This recipe makes 16 rolls so freeze any extra to eat at a later date. See recipe for Batch bake bread rolls.
The flavours of this fragrant, creamy curry will only improve over time so why not cook up a large batch and store in the fridge for up to two days or in the freezer to eat later in the week. See recipe for Kashmiri chicken korma.