Bacony tomatoey pasta

Bacony tomatoey pasta

This recipe was suggested by Ailsa Jones on the Facebook group. Look in the comments if you’d like to see the original recipe. I forgot the garlic and the smoked paprika mind, and they would both be lovely additions. Bacony tomatoey pasta Priced at Asda,...
Jacket Potato Fillings

Jacket Potato Fillings

Jacket potatoes, or perhaps you know them as baked potatoes, are a very popular lunch or dinner. Properly frugal, very versatile, filling, a good dieting meal if you want it to be and can be prepared in advance for convenience. What do you have for...
Spaghetti Carbonara – 41p a portion

Spaghetti Carbonara – 41p a portion

This post was last revisited, repriced and updated in April 2018 Inspired by the Great British Budget Menu, I thought I would have a look at the Carbonara sauce recipe I use and see how much it costs. One of my favourite recipe books, and I have a few! is the Italian...
Pork meatballs with added veg and barley

Pork meatballs with added veg and barley

I bought 2 packs of yellow sticker pork mince recently. There was a post on the Facebook group talking about some meatballs from Waitrose which had added vegetables and pearl barley. I thought these sounded lovely, so decided to use some of the mince to experiment....
Basics ……. How To Make Soup

Basics ……. How To Make Soup

Basics ……. How To Make Soup On the wonderful Facebook group associated with this blog, we have been talking on a long thread about helping anyone who wants to learn to cook, and needs some help with the basics. This is one of what will be many in a series. If there...