So thrilled was I today that the sun managed a full day’s appearance that I thought a light, colourful dish might just be in order, comprised mostly of whatever's in my larder!
This isn’t techinically a recipe as it basically just involves baking a lot of whatever vegetables are in...Read More
Yep, I know, far too many ingredients. What happened was that I got a notion for Butternut Squash soup, and then when googling images on how best to present it, found this topping. And I just so happened to have those ingredients in...
Mmmm. There’s been a significant rate of inflation in the Aldi Super Six. Still great value, yes, but quite a jump up from the 49c offerings of two weeks’ ago. Now a tray of vine tomatoes, 2kg Golden Wonder potatoes, packet of courgettes, packet of carrots and parsnips and...Read More
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
is week has some excellent Super 6 fruit and veg choices for just 49c including 6 pack tomatoes, iceberg lettuce, two pack avocados, 1kg potatoes, 500g carrots / parsnips and bunches of scallions. If the good weather comes back this weekend you’re all set for salads and light...Read More
Aldi has the pancake thing sewn up, or so it would seem from their special offers this week; as mentioned in the previous post their icing sugar, pancake shaker thingie and ready-made pancakes lose out in the value stakes to Lidl, but some good bargains remain; €1.29 caster sugar,...Read More
This week’s Lidl fresh produce offers include half price round lettuce (straw poll – who still buys this deliciously flavoursome but grit-riddled stuff? I’m interested in seeing how lazy we’ve become!), at 39c and from Thursday to Sunday there’re halfprice cooking apples at 69c and 33% off punnets of...Read More
If you do your weekly shop at the weekends, you might want to factor this week's highlights into your shopping list...
clearing out the competition this week with their 79c offers; Tesco’s Kerr Pinks at €2.07 and Supervalu’s
Parsnip & Carrot trays at €1 aren’t coming...Read More
Ok, ok, not my most imaginative of recipes, but it’s not my fault; the Other Half went shopping.
Yes, a rare but treasured treat, I was delighted to get home to find he’d kindly taken care of this weekly chore. Except of course, he doesn’t normally do it. And so...Read More
More gardening / household stuff, this time in Aldi
. If you’re green-fingered and actually have the time to garden on top of working more hours for less money, dive right in, it appears to be your month at the discounters.
On the food front, however, the bargains are...Read More