Lentil Pate

Lentil Pate

I haven’t made this for the longest time. It’s a recipe from my notebook that I got from Weezl, she of Cheap Family Recipes fame. I made it again this week and am enjoying it on a slice of my home made granary bread, toasted, for breakfast.  Do give it a...
Lovely veggie Nut balls in a tomato sauce

Lovely veggie Nut balls in a tomato sauce

Lovely veggie Nut balls in a tomato sauce I have been making these rather wonderful nut balls for decades and can’t now remember where I got the original recipe from, I suspect it is a Cranks one. They are very simple to make, not requiring any complicated method,...
Cabbage, sultana and nut pasta bake

Cabbage, sultana and nut pasta bake

This recipe is inspired by one I found in a recipe book first published in 1994. I’ve been making, and adapting, lots of recipes from it. Amazingly, it’s still in print, and, as a bonus, extremely cheap too! Cabbage, sultana and nut pasta bake Priced at...
A Trio of Vegetable Hummus

A Trio of Vegetable Hummus

A Trio of Vegetable Hummus The U3A cookery group met at my place on Tuesday this week. One of the many things we did was a vegetable hummus made from green peas from Izy Hossacks book, The Savvy Cook.  It was utterly delicious and has inspired me to make many...
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...