White & Wheat Bread

Recipe – 14 Slices – Cost Per Loaf £0.46 – Cost Per Slice £0.03 There is nothing more delicious than a chunk of bread toasted and smothered in butter. This bread is 50% white and 50% wheat flour. The white flour gives great lift but you also get the added benefits of wholewheat flour. WhiteContinue reading “White & Wheat Bread”

Beef & Red Wine Stew

Recipe – Serves 4 – Total Cost £7.51 – Cost Per Serving £1.87 Stew is delicious any time of year but on a cold winters day when the rain is beating down on the windows there is nothing better than the aromas filling the house whilst it is cooking. Personally I cook stew in myContinue reading “Beef & Red Wine Stew”

White Sandwich Bread

I know, I know you can buy bread for 50p from the supermarket… but what if I told you this is even cheaper & 100% tastier. Would you try it? One of the things I enjoy making is bread. I owned a bread maker about 10 years ago but it wasn’t great and the breadContinue reading “White Sandwich Bread”

Cheddar and Broccoli Soup

Cost Per Serving – £0.45 It is winter, we have had snow and its time to think of those winter warming meals. Soup is a delicious and nutritious meal that can be enjoyed any time of day, serve with some homemade wholemeal bread and butter for a really filling meal. I am fortunate enough toContinue reading “Cheddar and Broccoli Soup”

Homemade Egg & Cheese Breakfast Bagels

Cost per serving – £0.37 A bagel is a great breakfast to start your week off. They are filling, less calories than you think (these worked out at around 225 kcal per serving) and you can make them for 11p per bagel! Yes, yes I know you can buy them from supermarkets, but store boughtContinue reading “Homemade Egg & Cheese Breakfast Bagels”

Next Weeks Menu (WC 11.01.21)

As it is January one of the more depressing months of the year, here at Quids In Cooking towers we decided to have a review of what is in the freezers and cupboards to cut down on our shopping bill this week. We found we probably had enough for a week of evening meals ifContinue reading “Next Weeks Menu (WC 11.01.21)”

Vegetable packed salad with a protein punch

Today I chose to make a quick salad for lunch. This salad was absolutely packed with colourful vegetables and had a protein punch of a beautiful boiled egg and some mature Cheddar cheese. Salads are exactly what you want them to be, if you don’t fancy tomatoes than omit them, if you love avocado addContinue reading “Vegetable packed salad with a protein punch”

Deconstructed brunch wrap served with homemade salsa

I started the day off by de-christmasing the house. It is a bit sad really the living room looks so bare now but its good to get back to reality I guess. For the last week and a half I have been living in that strange period of time where you don’t know what dayContinue reading “Deconstructed brunch wrap served with homemade salsa”

New Year, New Start

2020 has been one of those years, when i look back it is so easy to remember the bad things, the global pandemic, the loss of lives, the terrible bushfires in Australia, the locusts in Africa, the celebrity deaths and the loss of jobs up and down the country. But plenty of good things, trulyContinue reading “New Year, New Start”