You have up until this evening to go for the Monday-Wednesday offers, the best of which include half price Aubergine and €1.49 Rindless Back Bacon Rashers. 2 for €3 on Tropicano is good value as well if you’re into the brands (Aldi’s ‘not from concentrate’ are great alternatives) and...Read More
I’m not going to lie. This is not one of my proudest recipes.
However, having had my first day off in, well, ages, I was reluctant to give up much of its remnants to cooking for the week. So I basically blitzed chipotle chillies (I love 'em, so much...Read More
Welcome to the 70’s… Pressure Pots girls. Ask your Moms about these great inventions to cut the cooking time way down. My beautiful daughter still is frightened by them. I guarantee when she is up to her knees in kids and work, she will be a slave to the...Read More
I’ve eaten enough calories this Sunday to warrant reigning it all the way back the whole week long. Hence fish parcels. These are great ways to cook an entire nutritious dinner in one little shiny silver packet. Or, baking paper if you’re more organised than my scatter-brained self. At...Read More
This very cheap old favourite is a big hit in our house, usually served with stuffed baked potatoes or spicy wedges. They’re great lunchbox fillers too, as they can even be eaten cold if your lot aren’t too fussy. Students rejoice, this is easy, cheap and doesn't take up...Read More
Yes, I know the world and it’s mother has its own chilli recipe, especially our friends in the States! But this is the version that I make to fill our lunchboxes and I do try to keep it fairly healthy. Calories can be added as you like, and quite...Read More
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Great one-pot dish which can be cooked in advance and only gets tastier throughout the week. Remarkably easy, cheap, and tasty. Always a hit in our house anyway! Feel free to mess about a little , leaving out one of...Read More
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My only experience of men cooking during college was their big weekly dish, usually lasagne, which for some reason demanded a Dolmio Lasagne Set, lots of cheap gristle-riddled mince and seven separate dishes left ‘to steep’ for six weeks.
That version was...Read More