Hi, my name is Annie!
As a busy working mum I'm always looking for ways to save time (and money) in the kitchen but still produce healthy home-cooked meals. Here you can read about my continuing attempts to make delicious quick - & cheap - meals in no time! (and a few other recipes too...).
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from Good Housekeeping 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: £2.62 for 2 (£1.31 each) (Prices are current from Sainsburys web-site … Continue reading
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
**updated 18th Feb 2017 to a much simpler version** This recipe was inspired by one my husband saw on day-time TV years ago when recovering from a back injury. It’s been a long-term favourite in our house. it doesn’t take … Continue reading
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
What can you cook for supper when your kitchen is covered in dust-sheets and there is sawdust everywhere? [Finally – having left it FAR too long – we have sanded down our lovely wooden kitchen worktops to re-oil them. So … Continue reading
I’ve been singing the praises of Once a Month cooking for a while now, but if I’m honest a whole day of cooking can get pretty tedious. This time it took 7 hours – and I ended up spreading it … Continue reading