Picnics in the cold, and a tin of tuna

Picnics in the cold, and a tin of tuna

Picnics in the cold, and a tin of tuna Went to Glyndebourne yesterday, with the friend I go to see the live transmissions with. No, not the posh, picnic in the garden type. Very expensive! We went to see the youth group do a modern opera called Nothing. It was...

Fish, waste and poverty

Fish, waste and poverty Had the U3A budget cookery group round this afternoon. We did some mackerel things. I showed how you can make 8 portions of lunches and dinners from a pack of two smoked mackerel fillets, each portion being less than 50p. Each recipe makes 2...
Using up Salsa di Noci

Using up Salsa di Noci

Using up Salsa di Noci Very simple lunch today. I still had some of the walnut sauce left from the Salsa di Noci , so I lightly cooked a whole pile of vegetables and tipped them on a plate. Then I loosened the sauce with a bit more lemon juice and a blob of yogurt and...
Melanzane parmigiana, 67p a serving

Melanzane parmigiana, 67p a serving

Melanzane parmigiana, 67p a serving I made this for DD2 recently and it came out pretty well, although rather salty. The basic recipe is another one from The Silver Spoon Edit 17Jun15 – I made this again and left out all seasoning and it was still quite salty enough,...
Salsa di Noci e Pasta 56p a serving

Salsa di Noci e Pasta 56p a serving

Salsa di Noci e Pasta 56p a serving This recipe is from The Silver Spoon, the Italians Mrs Beeton. It has 2000 recipes, mainly 1 paragraph, not many pictures, but lots and lots of little gems. Like this one. <br />   200g walnuts, Aldi £1.89 4 tblsp oil,...