Avoid food waste by freezing grub: Here are 8 surprising foods you can freeze to keep longer.
From cakes to fruit, milk to cheese, here’s what you can freeze to make your life easier and cooking quicker.
Potatoes can be frozen but should be prepared first. You could make mash and freeze that or peel, chop and boil for 5 minutes to prepare roast potatoes that can be cooked in the oven straight from frozen.
Milk will last up to 6 weeks in the freezer, just make sure it’s fresh when frozen.
Wash and freeze fruit in meal size portions. You could blend directly from the freezer for a cool iced smoothy.
Soups and sauces
Allow soups and sauces such as pasta sauce to cool before transferring to freezer-safe containers.
Buy a big loaf, remove enough slices to last you for a week and then freeze the rest bagged in one-week portions. You can then make the one loaf last for weeks rather than the few days most seem to take before going mouldy.
Make some egg free cookie dough and then freeze it in cookie-sized portions. When hungry just bung it straight in the oven and bake until golden and gooey.
YES! You can freeze cakes and other baked goods, from whole to slices. Just make sure you wrap up well with layers of clingfilm and foil.
Grate cheese and store in freezer bags for weeks, you can then add handfuls directly to your meals before cooking when required.