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Welcome to our budget issue, featuring over 65 great value recipes, plus money-saving tips and tricks from the experts. From bargain-hunting mums to eco chefs, we’ve tracked down the cooks who know how to save money in the kitchen.

Nadiya Hussain explains how she feeds her family on a budget, Tony Naylor shares his top 10 tips for reducing your restaurant spend and Victoria Moore tells us what to drink to get luxury for less. Plus, if you fancy something a little different this Valentine’s Day, check out Emma Freud’s romantic winter picnic. 

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In this month's issue

Cheap as chips

We prove you can have luxe for less by being savvy with indulgent ingredients. Don’t miss our steak & chips pie, truffle chicken & potato gratin and lobster mac & cheese, complete with tips for making your money go further. Plus, this month our easiest ever midweek meals all cost £1.50 or less per head, including super-quick sesame ramen, pea & ham pot pie and brown butter linguine.

February favourites

Rosie Birkett makes the most of winter veg with comforting recipes like cauliflower cheese pasta bake, lemon roast guinea fowl with Jerusalem artichokes and cheese, swede & leek pie, as well as an oozy rhubarb & custard meringue tart. Plus, for an easy Valentine’s Day treat, try our super simple jam tarts with hearts!

Healthy eating

Following our Healthy Diet Plan? Find a brand-new recipe in this month’s issue – our protein-rich chicken & sweetcorn soup. Plus, you'll enjoy three healthy way with lentils, including lentil fritters and spinach dhal with harissa yogurt. We also provide expert advice to keep you feeling fit without breaking the bank this winter.

Star chefs

Tom Kerridge makes four meals from one chicken, including flavour-packed one-pot Chinese chicken noodle soup and chicken & leek filo pie. Melissa Hemsley shares feel-good puds that you’d never guess were gluten and refined-sugar-free, from apple & blackberry crumble to anytime blueberry bake. Plus, our new contributor, Michelin-starred Tommy Banks makes sole fish fingers with smoked eel tartare sauce.

Eat like a local

We celebrate the end of Dry January with our pick of the best boozy breaks from whisky distilleries in Oban, Scotland to craft beer in Prague and wine cellars in Burgundy. We explore the sandy beaches and vibrant food scene in Goa, India, and check out the best food & drink spots in Exeter