Freeze & Easy: Fabulous Food and New Ideas for Making the Most of Your Freezer
Freeze & Easy teaches you how to make the most of your freezer to save time and money. By cooking in bulk and freezing gluts, you can cut down on the cost of your ingredients and the time you spend in your kitchen. Packed with 100 delicious recipes, including Lentil and venison sausage stew, Thai coconut fish curry, Garlicky stilton and dauphinoise, Pear, saffron and ginger tarte tatin, Easy spiced banana and apricot bread and Peach and mascarpone crumble cake. Freeze & Easy features all the basic recipes a busy cook needs; for example ragu sauce that can be frozen and then turned into numerous dishes. There are also recipes perfectly suited to cooking in bulk - for instance, why cook one lasagne when you can fit three in your oven and freeze two of them? Every recipe features health and safety advice on freezing, defrosting and reheating, and there are at-a-glance charts of ingredients to show which ones can be frozen and for how long.
Sara Lewis is the author of numerous books, including the best selling Hamlyn All Colour Slow Cooker Cookbook. Her most recent books are Cooking from the Garden and Chocolate Success both for the Women's Institute and Mini Pies for Love Food. She was cookery editor for Practical Parenting magazine for a number of years and now contributes regularly to Slimming World magazine. Sara lives in Sussex and is happiest cooking for family and friends.