Kitchen

Kitchen

Tips, recipes and planners for cheap and easy family meals

Bacon, lentil and tomato soup

        Ingredients Serves 6 3 Rashers of streaky back bacon - smoked1 Medium red onion, finely chopped1 Clove garlic, chopped1 Sprig of rosemary, choppedOlive oil1 Stick of...

16 Fantastic Kids’ Party Food Ideas PLUS 4 Essential Party Accessories

The venue’s booked, you’ve invited all the friends – now you just have to feed them! If, like most parents, your budget doesn’t stretch...

Top Ways To Use Christmas Leftovers

Christmas always comes with leftovers. But this year you can get more inventive about how you use them up. Make the most of your...

Cheese and ham pancakes

Recipe tip: this recipe is designed to help people utilise leftovers and minimise waste in the kitchen. Having spent much of Christmas cooking, it’s difficult...

10 cheap winter eats

Good food doesn’t have to cost the earth.  Try these budget friendly recipe ideas to keep you warm throughout the winter months. 1. Veggie chilli...

Caesar wrap with brie and rocket

A yummy Caesar salad in a warm wrap - great for lunch, a quick dinner or to go alongside soup. Approx price: £3.05 or 79p...

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 and winter vegetable pie

This comforting winter pie is both nutritious and cheap. I have suggested local winter vegetable but quite honestly any of them can be substituted...

Summer Salad of Cucumber, Lentils and Tarragon

What an incredibly tasty and colourful looking dish. Our mouths are watering over here, we just want to dive right into that fresh bowl...

Green pea and red onion pasta

I always keep frozen peas, onions and pasta in my store cupboard. This makes a very quick delicious meal or side dish to serve...