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How to make your own breadcrumbs

Fresh breadcrumbs are really easy to make, freeze well and are a great way to use up leftover bread.
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And having a bag on hand means you can add a bit of crunch to your favourite meals; try sprinkling some on top of your mac ‘n’ cheese or use them to whip up these pork and sage meatballs with cabbage and pear

Or, if you really want to get fancy, try combining your homemade breadcrumbs with za’atar for these za’atar-spiced schnitzels with fattoush.

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Start by taking a few slices of bread and remove the crusts; cut them into cubes and place them into a food processor.

Seal the processor and blitz until fine crumbs form.

To store your fresh breadcrumbs, place them in a takeaway container or resealable plastic bag; you can keep them in the freezer until they’re needed.

By Deirdre Fogarty

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