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From the frugal chef – Banana Sultana pancakes


One thing we have not mentioned in quite some time, if at all, is pancakes. For this recipe, we visit again that great source for frugal cooking, “A Girl Called Jack”. Last time we looked at her recipe for Carrot, Cumin and Kidney Bean Burger’s. Not everyone is blessed with a food budget to buy exactly […]

Two unusual pasta dishes you have yet to try


Today we have two recipes in one video, brought to you by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. Both use a single vegetable and pasta. The first recipe uses macaroni but the second one uses Orzo or Risoni which is rice shaped pasta. If you are looking for a cheap dish or something in a hurry then either of these recipes […]

Tuna and olive pasta bake


We recently posted a recipe for carrot, cumin and kidney bean burgers which was perfect for people cooking on a budget. To continue along the same lines this recipe for tuna and olive pasta bake is also a thrifty meal to make and can be ready to eat in just 20 minutes. Perfect as a mid-week […]

Carrot, Cumin and Kidney Bean Burger


BBQ season is still in full swing but what if you fancy something a little different with a vegetarian twist? Today’s recipe for carrot, cumin and kidney bean burgers comes from a blogger called Jack that we found via greatbritishchefs.com. Amazingly these burgers can be made for a miniscule 9p per burger – great for those on a […]