Ink Cartridge Recycling

Ink Cartridge Recycling

I write about budget meals and eating super cheaply here and on Facebook and when I saw some envelopes recently at a charity thing asking for used ink cartridges, I had a thought. Did you know that you can help raise charitable funds simply by recycling your ink...
Vegetable Fritters

Vegetable Fritters

Vegetable Fritters I found this recipe book in a charity shop recently – The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook by Sarah Brown. It has some cracking recipes in it. Including this one for Spiced Vegetable Fritters. Others I’m going to try include Layered Mushroom...
Green Pea Hummus Lasagna

Green Pea Hummus Lasagna

I have been exploring swapping out the ragu layer of a lasagna for many other different things. The first was made using a really good lentil ragu which I thought would work well as a lasagna. It was very successful and inspired me to think of lots of other...
Vegan Savoury Loaf Cake

Vegan Savoury Loaf Cake

Following on from the last post about a savoury loaf cake, I experimented today and came up with this vegan version. My silicone mini loaf tins arrived today. I said yesterday that I wouldn’t use all 12, but that’s exactly what I did do today! I’m...
Beetroot Ragu Lasagna

Beetroot Ragu Lasagna

I recently made a really good lentil ragu which I thought would work well as a lasagna. It did and it was very good indeed. This led me to think of other vegetable based mixes that I could substitute for the lentil ragu layer. I’ve come up with a long list of...
Tomato Lasagna

Tomato Lasagna

Another entry for the library of lasagne – a tomato one. This is one I made a while ago and posted on Facebook, but didn’t write a proper post Tomato Lasagna Serves 4. Priced at Asda March 2019 Ragu layer 1 large onion, finely chopped, 75p/kg, 8p 200g...
Bits & Bobs

Bits & Bobs

All sorts of bits and bobs, from packed lunches to preserved lemons and piccalilli Other Cost per portionCalories FatProteinCarbsVegetarian Vegan  2 sandwiches, 2 toast breakfasts, 2 pasta dinners, from 1 tin sardines83p for all 6 meals Cinnamon Extractwonderful...
Basics – How To Cook

Basics – How To Cook

An occasional series on how to make basic recipes. There are lots more of this type of post in the pipeline. Is there anything you’d like featured? How To Cook Edit How To Make...
Round Ups

Round Ups

Round Up Posts Sandwich Pastes Packed Lunches for children & adults Recipes & ideas for Veganuary Variations on a Soft Cheese theme, from 18p sandwiches to 25p dinners Using Breadcrumbs for Dinner Blue Cheese musings What do you do with Anchovy Paste? Jacket...