Lentil ragu with spaghetti

Lentil ragu with spaghetti

Lentil ragu with spaghetti Made something really good this evening inspired by a recipe from this book. I’ve tweaked it a bit, as you do, so this is my version of it. First printed in 1994 and still in print and extremely cheap from Amazon. Loads of great...
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.   Tomatoes and bacon with pasta. Quick,...
Jacket Potato Fillings

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...
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...