Recipes

Recipes

Family-friendly meals that promise to be easy on your time and your budget

pork chops

Chinese BBQ pork chops with red cabbage & ginger slaw

Recipe tip: an inexpensive recipe to feed four with a target price of £5 or less.  Pork is usually less expensive than other meats...
mashed potato

Mashed potato pizza with tomato mozzarella

Recipe tip: this recipe is designed to help people utilise leftovers and minimise waste in the kitchen. Once you’ve discovered how to turn leftover mash...
butterbean soup

Spiced butter bean and pepper soup

Spiced butter bean and pepper soup with tortilla and feta Recipe tip: this recipe involves no more than 15 minutes preparation and 30 minutes cooking...
pear and chocolate

Pear and chocolate sponge

Recipe tip: A simple but scrumptious family pudding. English pears so they are especially good quality and abundant at the moment so we decided...
shoulder of lamb

Stuffed shoulder of lamb with apricots, almonds and spiced cous cous

Recipe tip: An easy entertaining recipe. This will take less than 30 minutes to prepare. For an easy, impressive but deceptively economical meal, this recipe...

Bean burgers and homemade paprika chips

Recipe tip: This recipe will feed four and will cost you less than £5. Using pulses instead of mince, and baking potatoes rather than frying...
my kids won't eat vegetables 1

My kids won’t eat vegetables! Recipe 1

“My two boys aged seven and nine refuse to eat vegetables. They act as if I’m poisoning them when I serve up a carrot...
my kids won't eat vegetables 2

My kids won’t eat vegetables! Recipe 2

“My two boys aged 7 and 9 refuse to eat vegetables. They act as if I’m poisoning them when I serve up a carrot...
pesto

Pesto chicken bites with cherry tomato relish

Recipe tip: This recipe takes no more than 15 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook. This is a recipe in two parts –...
pumpkin soup

Pumpkin and bacon soup with sage croutons

Recipe tip: This recipe helps use up leftovers. If you’re trying to cut down on waste in the kitchen and want to make cheap and...
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