Second Helpings – Cookbook Giveaway


Enter our worldwide giveaway to win one of three copies of  Second Helpings: Transform Leftovers Into Delicious Dishes by Sue Quinn.

The latest title from the prolific Sue Quinn is packed with ingenious ways to use up bits and bobs in the fridge, half-empty packets in the larder, past-their-best fruit and veg as well leftovers from previous meals. Sue Quinn shows that when we truly celebrate leftovers, they can be a springboard for exciting dishes that taste just as good – if not better – than the meal from which they hailed. This inspirational cookbook includes 100 recipes and ideas that showcase the most commonly wasted foods, such as bread, milk, cheese, potatoes, bananas, apples, salad leaves, leftover takeaways and previous meals. It will become the go-to cookbook for cooking up a feast, saving money and supporting the planet.

Our takes you inside this beautiful book and features the following

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Which recipe in the index would you like to try first?

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126 Comments

  • lean1  on  April 9, 2024

    I will try the bread tart with pine nuts and raisins

  • eliza  on  April 9, 2024

    I would try eggs in a nest.

  • matag  on  April 9, 2024

    Spatchcock chicken with roasted fruit

  • angelagdm  on  April 9, 2024

    I would make the braised greens with melted sardines on toast

  • ravensfan  on  April 9, 2024

    Bread tart with greens, pine nuts and raisins

  • hangryviking  on  April 9, 2024

    Lemony yoghurt pasta with chicken and za’atar

  • miggsy  on  April 9, 2024

    Cheesy risotto cakes with herbed pistachio yoghurt, yum!

  • rchesser  on  April 9, 2024

    Hash and bubble and squeak.

  • stahl_amy  on  April 9, 2024

    Baharat!

  • sarahawker  on  April 9, 2024

    Anything goes brown butter frittata

  • maci234  on  April 9, 2024

    Hash and bubble and squeak

  • angiem32  on  April 9, 2024

    Essential Risotto!

  • dataentrytard  on  April 9, 2024

    I would like to try preparing the poached fruit.

  • LeMinou  on  April 9, 2024

    Eggs In A Nest

  • Laluzdelaluna  on  April 10, 2024

    Salad leaf pesto with broccoli, mint and pistachios

  • DartMoo  on  April 10, 2024

    Coffee grind cookies…I compost my leftover coffee at the moment but making cookies sounds so much better! 🍪

  • Isis1981uk  on  April 10, 2024

    Tomato sauce pasta bake

  • Plumbobmummy  on  April 10, 2024

    Takeaway curry toastie with lime pickle

  • Emmormous  on  April 10, 2024

    Cheesy risotto cakes with herbed pistachio yoghurt

  • Sarahsage  on  April 10, 2024

    Eggs in a nest recipe

  • Buffizz_1  on  April 10, 2024

    Chilli- and lime-caramel pork with rice noodles and sesame

  • Scheherazade131  on  April 10, 2024

    I would make the Chilli and lime-caramel pork with rice noodles first. It looks absolutely wonderful!

  • elisabeta  on  April 10, 2024

    I will try the bread tart

  • Sand9  on  April 10, 2024

    Sticky ginger cake

  • greentoad  on  April 10, 2024

    Eggs in a nest

  • CourtneyT  on  April 10, 2024

    Cheesy risotto cakes with herbed pistachio yoghurt

  • renharvey  on  April 10, 2024

    Peanut and tamarind vegetable curry with mint and dates

  • jedicho  on  April 10, 2024

    Hash and bubble and squeak

  • Skorpyoh  on  April 10, 2024

    Braised greens with melted sardines on toast sounds delicious.

  • dobbin  on  April 11, 2024

    Roast Fruit sounds good

  • chris2468  on  April 11, 2024

    Essential Risotto would be my first

  • katmagdunn  on  April 11, 2024

    cheeseboard puffs!

  • wildchild  on  April 11, 2024

    Essential Risotto Recipe

  • Jhutton  on  April 11, 2024

    Cheesy risotto cakes

  • antpantsii  on  April 11, 2024

    Cheeseboard puffs sounds great.

  • Marnewein  on  April 13, 2024

    Super simple soup

  • BMeyer  on  April 13, 2024

    spatchcok chicken with roasted fruit

  • hellywellyt  on  April 13, 2024

    Chilli- and lime-caramel pork with rice noodles and sesame

  • hillsboroks  on  April 13, 2024

    Lime and Chilli Chicken Salad with Crispy Noodles

  • Kellythesocialfoodie  on  April 14, 2024

    Lime and chilli chicken salad with crispy noodles

  • kmwyman  on  April 14, 2024

    Marmalade-roasted carrots and chickpeas with dates and feta

  • teamkies  on  April 14, 2024

    Lime and chilli chicken salad with crispy noodles

  • skvalentine  on  April 17, 2024

    I would try the Super Simple Soup!

  • bc2rlh2023  on  April 18, 2024

    Chicken in milk with ras el hanout and garlic

  • maggz19671  on  April 18, 2024

    Bread tart with greens, pine nuts and raisons

  • chezlarios  on  April 18, 2024

    Lime and chilli chicken salad with crispy noodles

  • Dendav  on  April 18, 2024

    Eggs in a nest

  • lucianaS  on  April 18, 2024

    I would try the honeyed tutti frutti first!

  • nancytownsend  on  April 19, 2024

    Cooked greens and eggs

  • AlyC  on  April 19, 2024

    I’d love to try Crispy Chilli Rice with egg and greens!

  • marktiger69  on  April 19, 2024

    Hash and bubble and squeak. absolutely love it

  • ozfoodie  on  April 19, 2024

    Tender baked halloumi with chimichurri

  • shipwrecks  on  April 19, 2024

    ooh, the bread tart with pine nuts and raisins sounds good

  • MitchJ  on  April 19, 2024

    I’d like to try Cheesy risotto cakes with herbed pistachio yoghurt first

  • Roblyn  on  April 19, 2024

    Bread tart with pine nuts and raisins

  • JenjiD  on  April 19, 2024

    Chilli- and lime-caramel pork with rice noodles and sesame

  • Roosta  on  April 19, 2024

    Bread and jam steamed pudding

  • t.t  on  April 19, 2024

    Indian-spiced veg bowl with crispy chickpeas and chutney dressing

  • banba1  on  April 19, 2024

    Hash and bubble and squeak!

  • LaurenE  on  April 20, 2024

    Spatchcock chicken with roasted frui

  • Starry_Joce  on  April 20, 2024

    I would like to try the Cheeseboard puffs recipe first.

  • debbiehb  on  April 20, 2024

    Cheesy risotto cakes

  • agreaves19  on  April 20, 2024

    Essential Risotto

  • ceejayen  on  April 20, 2024

    Cheesy risotto cakes with herbed pistachio yoghurt

  • JACQUELINEM  on  April 21, 2024

    Bread Tart with Pine Nuts, Raisins and Greens.

  • reader1trees  on  April 21, 2024

    Indian-spiced veg bowl with crispy chickpeas and chutney dressing

  • lucymajor94  on  April 22, 2024

    Tomato sauce pasta bake

  • Spud13  on  April 23, 2024

    Peanut and tamarind vegetable curry with mint and dates

  • Ljhfike  on  April 23, 2024

    Cooked vegetable omelettes

  • zoey56l  on  April 25, 2024

    Essential Risotto

  • peone  on  April 25, 2024

    Roast dinner sausage rolls

  • foodie16  on  April 25, 2024

    Salad leaf pesto with broccoli, mint and pistachios

  • a1apple  on  April 25, 2024

    Smoky vegetable dip

  • roxlet  on  April 25, 2024

    Sticky ginger cake

  • ChicagoJen  on  April 25, 2024

    Cheesy risotto cakes with herbed pistachio yoghurt

  • sarahteertzah  on  April 25, 2024

    Spatchcock chicken with roasted fruit

  • Charlieemma  on  April 26, 2024

    Cheesy risotto cakes with herbed pistachio yoghurt

  • shahedc  on  April 26, 2024

    Spatchcock chicken with roasted frui

  • hibeez  on  April 26, 2024

    Chicken in milk with ras el hanout and garlic.

  • Ryanejaco  on  April 26, 2024

    Takeaway curry toasties

  • GreenhouseCheryl  on  April 28, 2024

    Sticky ginger cake

  • Blue___Nile  on  April 29, 2024

    Cheesy risotto cakes with herbed pistachio yoghurt

  • Jnr2389  on  April 29, 2024

    I would make the honeyed tutti frutti first!

  • betsyradelow  on  April 30, 2024

    Cheesy risotto cakes with herbed pistachio yoghurt

  • michelle666  on  May 1, 2024

    Eggs in a nest

  • Ann123  on  May 1, 2024

    Cheesy risotto cakes with pistachio yogurt

  • Jow  on  May 2, 2024

    Hash and bubble and squeak

  • cellenly  on  May 2, 2024

    essential risotto

  • zeeenie  on  May 4, 2024

    Super-simple soup

  • kwansicle  on  May 4, 2024

    Leftover soup muffins

  • Laura1  on  May 5, 2024

    baharat

  • elysedc  on  May 5, 2024

    Honeyed tutti frutti

  • clairew137  on  May 6, 2024

    Bread tart with pine nuts and raisins

  • omgitslani  on  May 7, 2024

    Cheesy risotto cakes with herbed pistachio yoghurt

  • TazinaTlo  on  May 7, 2024

    Eggs in a nest recipe

  • nomadchowwoman  on  May 8, 2024

    That chilli- and lime-caramel pork with rice noodles and sesame is calling my name!

  • Dannausc  on  May 10, 2024

    Smoky vegetable dip

  • oduong930  on  May 11, 2024

    Lemony yoghurt pasta with chicken and za’atar

  • dzm  on  May 12, 2024

    Eggs in a nest

  • Lesevans6  on  May 14, 2024

    Eggs in a nest

  • RSW  on  May 14, 2024

    Marmalade-roasted carrots and chickpeas with dates and feta

  • jenmacgregor18  on  May 16, 2024

    Takeaway curry toastie with lime pickle

  • janv  on  May 16, 2024

    Chilli and lime-caramel pork with rice noodles

  • kimbaddd  on  May 16, 2024

    The smoky vegetable dip!

  • GillB  on  May 17, 2024

    Smoky vegetable dip

  • tmitra  on  May 17, 2024

    Pomegranate lamb and lentils with preserved lemon white bean mash

  • DarcyVaughn  on  May 19, 2024

    Chilli beef with red beans and smoky cheddar cobbler

  • Karla123  on  May 19, 2024

    I would like to try the “Takeaway curry noodle soup.”

  • Amypie  on  May 19, 2024

    Gooey chicken nuggets

  • laurenodell  on  May 20, 2024

    Gooey chicken nuggets

  • rodinia  on  May 20, 2024

    Oh, I like the idea of this book.

  • MrRichTea  on  May 20, 2024

    Loving the Sticky ginger cake

  • lollipop123  on  May 23, 2024

    I love a good stew so would have to be the Meat stew/pie base recipe

  • rebekahgrmela  on  May 23, 2024

    I want to try the bread tart!

  • Judegreb  on  May 24, 2024

    Sticky Ginger Cake, oh my!

  • annahp  on  May 24, 2024

    Ooh the Peanut and tamarind vegetable curry with mint and dates sounds great!

  • Ingridemery  on  May 24, 2024

    Marmalade-roasted carrots and chickpeas with dates and feta sounds amazing!

  • abcdefghijk  on  May 25, 2024

    Cheesy risotto cakes with herbed pistachio yoghurt

  • lene  on  May 25, 2024

    Risotto

  • ktrum7  on  May 25, 2024

    Essential Risotto!

  • Leonard5854  on  May 26, 2024

    Vegetable and white bean stew with charred tomatoes, yoghurt and paprika oil

  • Pizzacat13  on  May 26, 2024

    Chilli Roast Vegetables with toasted seeds and tahini yoghurt

  • silversand  on  May 27, 2024

    Salad leaf pesto with broccoli, mint and pistachios

  • Frankie7611  on  May 27, 2024

    Beef and blue cheese pizzette with garlic butter sound amazing!

  • emjay9999  on  May 27, 2024

    Eggs in a nest

  • Tryer1960  on  May 28, 2024

    Always excited to try new recipes and some of these look really unique

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