Richard Hughes at the Lavender House in Brundall has ten top tips for what to do with the turkey leftovers.
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Top 10s for Christmas - Recipe ideas for turkey leftovers

Monday, December 24, 2012
9.20 AM

What’s the best thing to do with your turkey leftovers the day after your Christmas dinner?

Reporter Emma Knights has asked top Norfolk chef Richard Hughes, from The Lavender House, in Brundall, and Outstanding Achievement Award winner at this year’s Eastern Daily Press Norfolk Food and Drink Awards, to share some of his recipe ideas.

Here’s Richard’s turkey leftovers top ten.

1. Turkey & Ham Pancakes, a classic from my Imperial Hotel Gt Yarmouth days. My favourite recipe , ever!

2. The classic Christmas ‘Club’ Sandwich of cold turkey, stuffing & cold sausage sandwich

3. Fresh pasta, with turkey, Parma Ham ,olives & tomato

4. The ‘Must Have’ Turkey Curry

5. Moroccan Couscous Salad with toasted pine nuts, raisins. dried apricot, chopped turkey

6. Savoury Turkey Bread and Butter Pudding, baked with garlic & Binham Blue cheese

7. Filo parcels of turkey, cranberry, figs and fresh apple

8. Turkey & mushroom puff pasty parcels

9. Crostinis of turkey with your favourite chutney & shaved Parmesan

10. Empanada; a filled of bread dough with turkey, sage and soft cheese, baked and served warm