Mackerel Pâté & Crudités

Mackerel Pâté & Crudités

I bought a 200g packet of smoked mackerel fillets and wondered how I could stretch them into lovely meals for 2. The first one I tried was this recipe for mackerel pâté that is super simple and very delicious. What do I need to make mackerel pâté smoked mackerel...
Mixed vegetable quiche

Mixed vegetable quiche

A mixed vegetable quiche is a classic British dish that comes out very cheap with a bit of frugalisation. If you think quiche or flan sounds like something your granny makes, you could always call it a tart and feel all contemporary. If you decide to use the oil...
Carrot Jam

Carrot Jam

I was looking at the leftovers in meal plan 2 and thought, with a little adjusting, I could probably get another day out of it. And right enough, I did! Very satisfying! One of the things I experimented with was wondering if I could use the last of the carrots, and...
Falafel with carrot salad

Falafel with carrot salad

This post was first written in June 2013 and updated in June 2021. These falafel are pan fried and served with a super simple salad of carrot and peanuts. Add differing spices to ring the changes How to make pan fried falafel Soak the dried chick peas over night and...