Don’t be afraid . . .

Don’t be afraid of just throwing it all in one pan. One pan cooking is not complicated, it means you use less heat and energy and only have one pan to wash. Following on from my chicken for the freezer, I thought I’d prove that one portion of chicken can and does make four adult […]

It’s been a long time

It’s been months since I wrote anything on here. Months that my head wrote stuff but when I set about putting my thoughts into written words the energy behind them expired. Cooking and eating have taken place, new ideas of creative food on a budget have bubbled forth on an almost daily basis. However , […]

Leftovers omelette

I’ve two spicy sausages and a bowl of cooked potatoes. This is the tasty meal I made for the two of us. Into a large frying pan I added a good glug of sunflower oil. A quick and nutritious meal for two with only one pan to wash !!

Stilton and cream

You can hide a lot in melted Stilton and cream. Today I’ve gently fried one chopped onion and some chopped mushrooms in a little unsalted butter. I then remove from heat, add a little salt, a chunk of Stilton and some double cream. Leave in the pan to slowly melt. Serve as a side dish […]