Spaghetti Carbonara – 41p a portion

Spaghetti Carbonara – 41p a portion

Spaghetti Carbonara – 41p a portion This post was last revisited, repriced and updated in April 2018 Inspired by the Great British Budget Menu, I thought I would have a look at the Carbonara sauce recipe I use and see how much it costs. One of my favourite...
Vegetable and hummus pie

Vegetable and hummus pie

Vegetable and hummus pie Savory vegetarian pie recipes are always popular and this version is one we made in my cookery group. This is not only a vegetarian recipe but just happens to be a vegan vegetable pie too.  I found the recipe in Delicious, but have changed it...
Chicken, Quinoa and Apple Burgers

Chicken, Quinoa and Apple Burgers

Chicken, Quinoa and Apple Burgers This recipe came about when I was googling for savoury recipes to use apples. I came across one that I’ve modified here, it only uses one apple, but that’s one more used.   Chicken, Quinoa and Apple Burgers Ingredients 300g chicken...
A gorgeous home made Pad Thai

A gorgeous home made Pad Thai

A gorgeous home made Pad Thai I run a cooking group for the local U3A that meets once a month, and this months meeting was today. We made plain chow mein, a creamy leek cheese toast topper and this wonderful Pad Thai. It works out rather expensive for our budget here,...
I found a delicious new taste today

I found a delicious new taste today

I found a delicious new taste today I found a delicious new taste today I am rather a big fan of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. Whenever he brings out a new book, I invariably buy it. Not that I need much of an excuse to buy a cook book I love Hugh’s approach to most...