Share your leftover recipes and win a prize
You can win £100 to spend in a local sustainable restaurant or a hamper full of eco goodies by entering our competition to tell the rest of us a lovely recipe using our Christmas dinner leftovers.
All you need to do is send in a recipe for either a starter, main meal or desert using at least two items of leftovers from your Christmas dinner. A panel of judges will then pick the tastiest recipe that uses leftovers most creatively.
You have a choice between two prizes. Win a £100 voucher to spend in one of three local restaurants – Sam’s Brasseries and Bar; Charlotte’s Bistro; and Charlotte’s Place; or a hamper packed with foodie goodies including; weighing scales, storage containers, Good Food and Good Housekeeping cookbooks, bag clips, a fridge thermometer, measuring jug and spoons.
The closing date for entries is 23 January 2011. Send your recipe (with full instructions) to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Waste Minimisation Coordinator, WLWA, Mogden Works, Modgen Lane, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 7LP. Make sure you also include:
- your name,
- your address and contact details,
- what you had for Christmas dinner, and
- a photo of you with your leftovers meal (optional).
You must live in West London to be eligible to win the prize. See the Terms and conditions for leftovers competition (968 downloads) for more detail. Even if you don’t live in West London you can still share your good ideas. You will find the recipes from the winner and other great recipes and tips on this website in the new year.
Where could I eat if I win?
Sam’s Brasserie and Bar
Sam’s Brasserie & Bar is an informal, all-day neighbourhood restaurant serving award winning, modern European cuisine. With the use of fresh, seasonal ingredients coupled with a warm all-day feel, Sam’s is a destination not only for locals but for diners throughout London. Sam’s Brasserie and Bar joined the Sustainable Restaurant Association because we strongly believe in our responsibility to sustainability and know that we may well be judged on our social and environmental performance. Both our restaurants are true independent local establishments and therefore we have a sustainable role to play in the local community. There are many issues for us to look at and slowly with the help of the Sustainable Restaurant Association, we are trying to tackle as many as we can.
11 Barley Mow Passage
Chiswick, London W4 4PH
020 8987 0555
Charlotte’s Bistro is an informal neighbourhood bar and restaurant which opened in February 2010, and is the sister to Charlotte’s Place in Ealing which was originally founded in 1984. We are proud to be independent and local family owned to this day. As part of our commitment to sustainability and local produce we source only high quality English and Welsh meat, our fish is delivered daily direct from Cornwall and most of our fruit and veg comes from Andreas over the road.
6 Turnham Green Terrace,
Chiswick, W4 1QP
020 8742 3590
Charlotte’s Place celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2009 and continues to draw locals in their droves week in week out. This hidden gem is tucked away on a quiet corner of Ealing Common so relies heavily on word of mouth and recommendation from those ‘in the know’. There is real sense of welcome here coupled with care and attention to detail in the food. It is easy to see why so many of the patrons faithfully return week after week, year after year.
Chef Greg Martin sources his ingredients with great care and is always committed to using seasonal and local British produce. Drawing on mainly British, French and Italian influences you will find modern & traditional cooking in equal measure on the monthly changing menu.
16 St Matthew’s Rd,
Ealing, London, W5 3JT
020 8567 7541
When will I find out if I’ve won?
The winner will be notified by 11th February after the judges have made their choice.