Recipes

Recipes

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

Sweet and sour chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir Fry

Use frozen strips of chicken breasts - you can add them to this recipe straight from the freezer. Make sure they are well cooked...

Celebrate British Pie Week: 8 Sweet and Savoury Mouthwatering Pie Recipes

Yay! it’s British Pie Week (7th – 13th March). Families up and down the country will be getting their ‘pie-on’ and baking traditional pies and...
tuna salad

Tuna nicoise salad

This quick and tasty tuna nicoise salad is a fresh bite that can be simply prepared and served in a matter of minutes.         Ingredients 200g...
easy gravy

Easy gravy

A good tasty gravy finishes off a meat dish, in this case we don’t have the nutritious water from boiled vegetables  so use chicken...
chicken chow mein

Easy chicken chow mein

Another favourite take away. Again easy to make as the chicken has been cooked previously. The fish sauce gives a very deep bitter/sweet flavour,...
chickpea-burger

Chickpea burger with pitta bread and tomato chutney

Chickpeas are a convenient and very cheap source of protein. Serve with a whole wheat bread to complete the nutritional balance. Mash ingredients together...
asian noodle salad

Asian noodle salad

This tasty low budget meatless Asian noodle salad takes about 20 minutes to make. I’ve used eggs in this recipe but feel free to...
chocolate-ganache

Chocolate ganache

A luxury food to be indulged on special occasions like Valentine's Day. Serves: 12 Total time: 12 minutes Ingredients 140ml double cream 150g chocolate 1 teaspoon butter Method 1. Break up chocolate...

Cumin and coriander, cheesy potato balls

An easy peasy recipe that the kids will enjoy. Can be served with or without fish.       Ingredients 350g mashed potato (seasoned and buttery)50g cheddar...
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...
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