Tips, recipes and planners for cheap and easy family meals

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...
teriyaki vegetable stir fry

Teriyaki vegetable stir fry and rice

The delicious and unique flavours of Teriyaki sauce originate from Japan, and have been westernised loosing some of its flavour. For a quick...


Slices of aubergine cut lengthways, spicy lamb mince and a yoghurt sauce all in layers, makes...
quinoa tabouli salad

Quinoa tabouli salad

Quinoa pronounced Kinwah is the only grain that contains complete protein, it is therefore an excellent source of protein for vegetarians and meatless dishes....
omlette whirls

Omelette whirls

This is basically a thin omelette rolled up tightly. They are best made one day in advance and chilled before slicing. If you have...
lamb moussaka

My big fat moussaka

If you have cooked up this batch recipe ahead of time it is a great comforting recipe to have ready and waiting in the...
cheese sauce

Cheese sauce

Cheese sauce is versatile, use to make gratin dishes, fillings base for vol au vents, serve with pasta or in a lasagne. This recipe I...
poached eggs

Poached eggs with spinach and mushrooms

This recipe serves four and is a great brunch recipe the whole family will love. It is quick and simple to make but tastes...
rasberry cheesecake

Raspberry or strawberry cheesecake

Take advantage of local grown strawberries or raspberries which are at their sweetest and cheapest in August to make this delicious dessert. Strawberries are...
Shredded Cabbage

Shredded steamed cabbage

Steaming cabbage is by far the healthier way to cook most varieties of cabbage and since they all contain some varying nutrients try to...
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