Onion Tart – 42p a serving

Today’s recipe, by request, is for Onion Tart. Yet another recipe that I helped develop on the Feed Your Family for £100 a Month site. I make this for dinner time and time again, it is good hot, cold and in between. Great for packed lunches, picnics and feeding...

Value rice versus risotto rice

so there we have it. Four recipes from 1 pk of £2.03 mackerel fillets. What else could we have done with them – would love to hear your ideas. When Googling for inspiration, I found one for risotto. I haven’t used value rice for risotto yet, I’ve...

Courgette Salad 46p a serving

Today, for lunch, I had the leftovers from the Courgette Pasta made yesterday. I had it cold, and I much preferred it that way! So the recipe I keep in my notebook will say that this is a cold pasta salad, not a hot dish – interesting Share...

Panzanella – 50p a portion

I tried Panzanella for the first time a couple of days ago. I was looking through one of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstalls book for inspiration for what to have for dinner and came across it. I have never fancied it before but this was totally scrummy. I used the very last...

Spaghetti Carbonara – 41p a portion

Inspired by the Great British Budget Menu, I thought I would have a look at the Carbonara recipe I use and see how much it costs. One of my favourite recipe books, and I have a few! is the Italian equivalent of Mrs Beeton,  The Silver Spoon (recipe here,  book here)...

Massive Tomatoes @ Tiny Price

Ooh, Ooh, I am so excited! I bagged a HUGE carrier bag of beef steak tomatoes for 20p a pound!! 🙂 In my travels around Heathfield, where I live, I popped into the greengrocers. They have a cheapy box there for stuff they need to sell quickly, super cheap – and...
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