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Romanced as I was by the beautiful spring sunshine and completely demob-happy at Easter being a mere five sleeps away, Tuesday evening’s shopping trip was conducted in far too cavalier a manner for the thrifty lady. 283 more words

FITmenu: Greek Salad

Not all meals have to reinvent the wheel. I love to make huge greek salads and on Sundays, cook up some chicken breasts or salmon to top the salad with during the week. 138 more words


Cooking with a Girl Called Jack - Soda Bread

This is my first attempt at Soda Bread.

Looking Good. Thank you Jack.


Cooking with Jack - Sausage and Lentil One Pot Dinner

I often make a sausage casserole loosely based on a recipe from this book.

I used to use fresh carrots and potatoes, turning my nose up at tinned veg, until I started to read… 481 more words


Potato and Leek Soup

Potato and Leek soup

Serves 8-12

Cost per portion approx 22p*


2 leeks, sliced into semicircles

4 potatoes cut into small chunks, or packet of frozen mashed potato… 258 more words

Budget Cooking

Pea & parsley omelette

Great for breakfast (if you don’t mind the garlic!), brunch or lunch. Simple and tasty and to the plate in around 5 minutes.

Add a handful of frozen peas to a small frying pan. 138 more words

Cooking with A Girl Called Jack - Pork Kokkinsito

After last nights success with the Mango and Chickpea curry from this book,

I asked The Gamer to choose a meal tonight as curry and chickpeas are not his thing. 183 more words