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Chicken Passanda

A very tasty creamy, mildly spicy curry slightly adapted from a recipe from Good Housekeeping Money saving tip: Use chicken thighs rather than breast. Approximate cost: £3.32 for 2 (£1.61 each) (Prices are current from Sainsburys web-site with some guestimates … Continue reading

Macaroni Cheese

Macaroni Cheese

Learning to cook can be hard! Especially if its every evening AND made more difficult by not wanting to spend much money. So over the next few weeks I’m hoping to post a number of easy, cheap and relatively quick … Continue reading

Once a Week Cooking – Five suppers for £30

It’s week 3 of our Once a Week Cooking regime and most of the meals are stashed away in the freezer waiting to be eaten – which is great – particularly as it’s going to be rather a busy week. … Continue reading


Cook Once – Eat Twice! Lamb Meatballs with Feta – Two ways

Don’t you just love those recipes that you can serve up in a number of different ways – cook double one night and serve it up looking like a whole new meal the next day (it saves all those groans … Continue reading


Once a Week (Budget) Cooking: and a £26 menu plan

If you’ve been here before you will know that I am a fan of Once a Month Cooking – at least for 29 days of the month. All those lovely stress free suppers are just brilliant! My problem is Cooking … Continue reading