How to cook up hearty meals with leftover food with Francesco Mazzei

A top Italian chef has revealed how families can avoid waste by cooking with surplus.

Francesco Mazzei, chef patron of Radici, Sartoria and most recenty Fiume, is a passionate advocate of using leftover food to cook up hearty meals.

It is something he champions in his recipe book Mezzogiorno: Southern Italian Cooking, which equips home cooks with clever tricks to add extra flavour to their meals, such as using the oil from inside a jar of anchovies on salads.

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