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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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
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Two-for-One Budget recipes: Lamb and Lentil Curry with Peas and Lamb Pasties
One of the tricks that people suggest to save money on your meals is to bulk out your meals with lentils and pulses. I have to admit that I’ve never been sure how that would go – or how they … Continue reading
Posted in Budget Meals, Cook Once - Eat Twice, Main Course, Quick Meals, Two-for-one Tagged budget-friendly, Lamb, lentils, Make Ahead, quick budget recipes Comments Off on Two-for-One Budget recipes: Lamb and Lentil Curry with Peas and Lamb Pasties
Roast Carrot, Tomato and Coriander Soup
Did your Mum tell you that eating carrots makes you see in the dark? Mine certainly did, and I’ve even heard myself repeat it to my children but always somewhat hesitantly as I wasn’t sure if it was rooted in … Continue reading
Posted in Freezing, Soups Tagged Carrots, freezing, Make Ahead, soups, Tomato 2 Comments
Two-for-One: Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia and Homemade Pizza bases
Click on the headings to see the choices! This is one of those great recipes where you can cook double and have the basis for two different meals. Just my kind of recipe! Make some extra bread dough and you … Continue reading
Posted in Baking, Cook Once - Eat Twice, Freezing, Two-for-one Tagged bread, freezing, Make Ahead, pizza Comments Off on Two-for-One: Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia and Homemade Pizza bases
Four Cheese Pizza
People have apparently been making Pizzas for centuries, and you can see why can’t you? Easy, cheap and ever popular with children – who could ask for more? And to top it all – homemade pizza is the ultimate convenience … Continue reading
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