Budget & everyday

Make your food go further

Save some pennies this summer - we have cheap baking tips, budget weekly shopping lists and ideas for wise buys.

A week of healthy and cheap family suppers

Child-friendly recipes, hand-picked to suit the nutritional needs of the whole family.

Ruby Tandoh's tips for baking on a budget

How to create delicious bakes on a limited budget.

Cheap baking recipes

Cakes, bakes, puddings and pies needn't cost the earth.

How to cook with mince

Ideas for beef, pork, turkey, lamb and vegetarian mince.

Top Tip

Know your oils. If the flavour of the oil will be lost in the dish, don’t use expensive olive or rapeseed oil. Fill a glass bottle with regular vegetable oil – which will look much nicer on your kitchen counter – and use this instead.

Skills & know how

As well as helping you decide what to cook we can also help you to cook it. From tips on cookery techniques to facts and information about health and nutrition, we’ve a wealth of foodie know how for you to explore.

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We’re all about good recipes, and about quality home cooking that everyone can enjoy. Whether you’re looking for some healthy inspiration or learning how to cook a decadent dessert, we’ve trustworthy guidance for all your foodie needs.

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