Bonfire night bakers

If you’re planning on baking some potatoes to tuck into while you watch the fireworks, these topping ideas will take them to the next level

  1. Cottage pie Simmer beef mince in a pan with chopped carrot, onion and celery, and some beef stock. Sprinkle with grated cheese to finish.
  2. Cauliflower cheese Thin some soft cheese with a little stock, then stir in grated Cheddar and roasted cauliflower. Top with sliced spring onion.
  3. BLT Roughly chop crispy bacon, then mix with lettuce and sliced tomato. Dress with mayonnaise and lemon juice to finish.
  4. Spicy Gorgonzola Brush nuts with maple syrup, then roast. Mix crumbled blue cheese with a little yogurt, then top with the nuts and a drizzle of hot sauce.
  5. Smoky beans Combine chopped tomatoes, smoked paprika and a little chopped chilli with drained, rinsed cannellini beans, then simmer. Serve scattered with fresh parsley.
  6. Curried chick peas Sauté chick peas with chopped onion and curry powder, then stir through a little yogurt to serve.