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The Daily Mail Modern British Cookbook

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1998

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Stovies, short for ‘stoved potatoes’ in Scotland and the North East, were – and probably still are – a way of making the most of leftovers. Stoved potatoes can be as basic as potatoes stewed with some of the gravy and dripping left over from the Sunday roast, or a grander affair with pieces of beef and onions, bringing it closer to a cottage pie. Stoving is also a good technique for new potatoes.

There are many variations on this theme: peeled large potatoes can be cooked with beef