Meatless Shepherds Pie

Vegetarian Shepherds Pie

Now it cannot really be called a Shepherds Pie as it is not made with Minced Lamb. Yet here I have a recipe for a vegetarian shepherds pie. Well, almost a shepherds pie but close enough. So I take liberties just like most food writers. It may differ from the…

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Beef and Onion Pasty, New Potatoes and Baked Beans

Beef and Onion Pasty, New Potatoes and Baked Beans

This Beef and Onion Pasty meal may be slightly outside my usual frugal limits but not by much. The pasty was bought from a local convenience store for £1 when something similar is available from the supermarkets for 38p. The baked beans and spuds were much cheaper though as they…

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Saturday Salad

A recipe by Ian Dixon

It may seem a strange name to call a fairly simple ham salad but there is a very good reason why this is called Saturday Salad. During the season for salad vegetables then this was a common dinner on a Saturday. The Fruit and Veggie van from the local market…

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Makin Bacon

Bacon, Egg and Baked Beans on Toast

It may be far from my favourite food but there are times when I do feel like Makin Bacon. So we bring you a selection of ideas on how it can be cooked. Bacon and Egg Supreme Thick sliced bacon, a fried egg, fried cherry tomatoes and mushrooms. Maybe some…

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Mexican Chip Butty

Mexican Chip Butty

Now calling this a Mexican Chip Butty is perhaps stretching things a bit. After all. what is Mexican about it? Yet I craved a Chip Butty. No bread but I did have Tortillas and thus the Mexican Chip Butty was born. Get the Chips a cooking! Now OK I did…

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Five Pitta Egg Picks

Egg Beetroot Pitta

Pitta is a great alternative to regular bread. Eggs are a great food. So here are five of our pitta egg picks that combine them into a meal to enjoy. Toasty Pitta Egg and Baked Beans A lightly toasted pitta split open then filled with slices of hard boiled egg…

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