Anzac Biscuits

Anzac Biscuits

I went to a friends recently and she gave me one of these Anzac biscuits. They were really good! Mike loves oaty things so I asked for the recipe and was quite surprised when they turned out to be Anzac biscuits, which I know are very similar to Twinkles Hob Nobs...
An Autumn Panzanella

An Autumn Panzanella

I was musing about the lovely summer dish that is a tomato panzanella and wondered if anything could be made in another season. Then lo & behold, I was reading the completely glorious book Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat and there was a recipe for just that. This...
Celery, Swede & Chickpea Bake. Vegan

Celery, Swede & Chickpea Bake. Vegan

I picked up a couple of heads of celery on yellow sticker this week. I wanted to make something main coursey with at least one of them. I had a little google and looked at Pinterest and came up with this vegan celery, swede and chickpea bake. There was a lot about...
Quick Banana Bread

Quick Banana Bread

This is such a classic recipe, and we haven’t got one on Thrifty Lesley. Tass, a Facebook member, supplied this delicious sounding quick banana bread recipe way back in 2015. We do get through quite a lot of bananas, but in summer, they go brown and overripe...
Tomato & Almond Patè

Tomato & Almond Patè

I had the cookery group round this week and we made some really tasty things. This Tomato & Almond Patè is deeply savoury and utterly delicious. It would make a great sandwich filler / toast topper / jacket potato topping. Or let it down a little and stir it...
Submit A Recipe Of Your Own To Thrifty Lesley

Submit A Recipe Of Your Own To Thrifty Lesley

There are masses of great budget recipes on Thrifty Lesley, and there’s always room for another cheap family recipe. Got a dish everyone loves, that your family ask for again and again? Found something new that you are desperate to share? The Facebook group...