Pieday Friday Recipe – Spiced lamb with jewelled brown rice

Today’s Pieday Friday is something that I cooked up this week after being inspired by my cat’s food. No wait, don’t go – I know that sounds icky but I can explain! It’s still a human recipe, made with real people food, and it’s definitely a delicious and nutritious meal. The only difference is that I […]

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Pieday Friday ~ Creamy asparagus pasta

I know I’ve gone a little mad over asparagus this month (see my ham and asparagus pie recipe!), but it’s in season and it tastes great so this week I’ve added it into one of my favourite dishes – pasta. This is such a simple carbonara-based dish that only takes me about 20 minutes to […]

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Pieday Friday recipe – Thrifty spaghetti & meatballs

I think that pasta is one of the cheapest and most filling meals you can eat – especially spaghetti and penne, which are usually priced around 40p in the ‘basics’ supermarket range. You can funk up these carbs with a yummy tomato sauce – again you can normally get a basic Bolognese sauce for around 30p or you […]

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Pieday Friday – Steaming Shepherds Pie

For this week’s Pieday Friday, I thought I’d share a simple, traditional shepherds pie recipe with you – perfect for a Friday evening meal or a Sunday lunch. This quantity serves 4, so me & hubby enjoyed it one night this week and froze the second half to pop in the oven one evening next week. […]

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Classic Sunday Roast Beef – Yummy Yorkie Wraps Recipe

This is one of my favourite Sunday dinners inspired by a meal in our local student pub when we lived in Lancashire and I’m sure you’ll love it too! This meal is essentially thinly sliced roast beef wrapped in a massive flat yorkshire pud with chips (or roasties if you prefer) and peas with a big glug […]

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Try out this yummy recipe – 5 Bean Chilli for all the family!

Last week my little sister needed to plan a recipe for her Food Technology GCSE (that’s Home-Ec to you & I!) practical – and this needed to be a high-fibre main course. I could think of plenty of fibre-filled puddings but was a bit stuck for a main course other than something pasta-y. Then I remembered […]

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