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budget friendly meal ideas for 2 weeks

grocery list for 2 weeks of budget friendly meals

This is another post from Jess who previously contributed with her ham and roasted butternut soup. Jess has put together a complete food shopping list of ingredients for 2 weeks for 4 people. Also included is the meal ideas for 2 weeks, and all different. The cost of the combined meals is a just £1.52 … Read more

Scandinavian inspired beetroot and potato salad

SCANDINAVIAN inspired beetroot and potato salad

There is just something about the new season potato, once cooked it holds firm and has a creamy texture. The taste of the new potato on its own is just sublime and satisfying, but place it in a salad the possibilities are endless. I wanted something light and vibrant to eat, the sun was shining … Read more

image of shin of beef and kidney stew

Shin of Beef and Kidney RECIPE with Pickled onions

It is always nice to have a nice comforting dish that makes you want to curl up on the sofa and this shin off beef and kidney recipe does just that. It looks like food prices will going up so it’s important that we have bank of budget meals we can fall back on. Shin … Read more

ham & roasted squash soup with fresh chilli

This recipe is a little different because I got this from someone who I follow on Twitter. She is always posting fab recipes and goes to great effort to include the method and costs involved. So I thought that would be perfect on Cheap Diner Ideas, recipes with costs. Jess Rocks Jess is from Wales … Read more

panzanella and sea bas

Panzanella (panmolle) With GRIDDLED SEA Bass

I have eaten Panzanella a few times but never used it to complement a whole dish. The sea bass was reduced in the supermarket and already having some oldish bread in the house I thought this would be perfect. I always have tomatoes on the side in the kitchen because they are great to add … Read more

dressed Betyi kebab with garlic and mint yoghurt

Betyi Kebab Wrap (Quick and simple)

This was an inspiration, interpretation from a post by @oyaycel2 of her Betyi Kebab, Mine consisted of minced beef, garlic, coriander, ginger, cumin, ground coriander, sumac, celery salt. Griddled in a tortilla wrap. Onions tomatoes in smoked paprika. Garlic mint yogurt What is A Betyi Kebab Beyti is a Turkish dish consisting of ground beef … Read more

A Look at Non-Alcoholic Whiskey

Till date, many people are unaware that non-alcoholic whiskeys exist, and this is understandable. For the vast majority, spirits are known to be strong alcoholic drinks and nothing less. But it is true, non-alcoholic whiskeys or NAWs exist, and they are growing in popularity among people who want to reduce their consumption of booze or … Read more