BBC Good Food Cook Smart podcast

Strict meal plans are only useful if you can find all the ingredients at the price you need and you have no dietary restrictions, the right number of people to feed, and a family who all eat the same things.

Advertisement

We’ll tell you how to write your own – and how to change it when you get to the shops if you need to.

Discover more budget ideas including budget batch-cooking recipes, slow cooker ideas and our family meal plan.

Bonus episode

See more podcast episodes, including our health podcast and Tom Kerridge podcast.


Advertisement

Mallika Basu is a food writer, commentator and author of two cookbooks Miss Masala: Real Indian Cooking for Busy Living and Masala: Indian Cooking for Modern Living. She runs a consultancy that joins the dots between strategy, culture and diversity and communications, with a special focus on food, drink and hospitality.

Comments, questions and tips

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement