Budget Recipes

Basic Bread

Basic Bread

This recipe couldn't be simplier, it makes 2 small loaves, 2 large pizza bases or 12 rolls

Borscht

Borscht

Borsht is Eastern European vegetable soup which has countless national, regional and family variations. It generally has beetroot in which gives borsht its characteristic red colour. You can eat this soup hot or cold, with or without the added bits.

Bruschetta

Bruschetta

A traditional Italian dish a bit like a mini pizza made with fresh crusty bread, tomatoes, garlic and basil.

Cauliflower Cheese

Cauliflower Cheese

You can also make this dish with broccoli as well as, or instead of, the cauliflower...

Chapatti

Chapatti

Perfect accompliment to any meal

Cheesy Carrot Squares

Cheesy Carrot Squares

A tasty twist on a flapjack made with carrots!

Colcannon

Colcannon

A hearty traditional Irish dish made from potatoes, cabbage and spring onions. Often served with boiled ham it also makes a great Bubble & Squeak with the leftovers.

Falafel

Falafel

Homemade falafel is a real treat, try serving with hummus, tzatziki and crunchy lettuce in a warmed pitta bread.

Fish Goujons

Fish Goujons

A great way to get your kids to eat fish.

Fishcakes

Fishcakes

A simple, versatile and nutritious recipe which works with many types of fish.

Glamorgan Sausages

Glamorgan Sausages

Incredibly popular vegetarian sausage.

Indian Spiced Swede Cakes

Indian Spiced Swede Cakes

These lovely spiced cakes are perfect for a light lunch served with salad, or as a starter or a party nibble.

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Lemon Drizzle Cake

This classic cake is cheap and really easy to make.

Lentil Salad

Lentil Salad

A quick to prepare recipe which is both nourishing and tasty. this is a versatile salad to which you can add leftovers and tweak to your personal taste. A great packed lunch alternative to a sandwich.

Onion Bhajis

Onion Bhajis

Cheap and easy to make these bhajis go well with our chicken curry & raita recipe

Onion Tart

Onion Tart

A satisfying hearty homebake that is simple and versatile.

Penne Al'Arrabbiata

Penne Al'Arrabbiata

A traditional pasta dish from Rome meaning 'Angry Penne' which it gets from its spicy tomato sauce.

Perfect Pasta

Perfect Pasta

Everyone enjoys pasta, but we all sometimes cook too much! If you do end up with more than you need, here are some ideas to turn your leftovers into another meal.

Rhubarb Fritters

Rhubarb Fritters

You can also make these yummy fritters with other chopped fruit – e.g. apples or berries, instead of rhubarb.

Roast chicken

Roast chicken

An easy dish with not many ingredients to worry about

 

Sausage & Lentil Casserole

Sausage & Lentil Casserole

This is a great bit of wholesome comfort food. It's easy to make and cheap too!

Scotch Pancakes

Scotch Pancakes

This recipe is so simple and there are infinite variations for toppings. A quick, cheap and easy snack, dinner or desert!

Spinach Fritters

Spinach Fritters

This is a delicious recipe for using up any leafy greens such as spinach or chard. You can also substitute the spinach with grated courgette or carrot, peas or broad beans, or thinly sliced cauliflower.

Strata

Strata

This is a sort of savoury cross between French toast, Spanish omelette and bread and butter pudding. It barely lasted half an hour when we had some in the office!

Tarka Dhal

Tarka Dhal

Cheap, healthy and simple to make. This cultural dish is the ultimate comfort food for a tasty supper.

Great as a main or a satisfiying side dish.