Feed Your Family For £20...In A Hurry! The Cookbook

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Measurement and conversion charts

Often we come across recipes that look good and then when you have a closer look you realise it’s in cup measurements and you don’t know where to start with converting them. We get a lot of requests for help with this sort of thing so I have had a few charts made up that… Read More

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Cuts of meat

Often you will come across a cut of meat that you haven’t heard of before and therefore aren’t sure what you could use it for or how to cook it. There are many cuts of meat that aren’t as popular and therefore are a lot cheaper than the more commonly used cuts. With these handy… Read More

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Do you know what fresh foods can be frozen?

There are lots of foods that you can put straight in the freezer instead of the fridge. This includes meat and poultry, ready prepared meals, fresh pasta, bread – and did you know you can even freeze butter and cheese? Here’s some examples: Milk: All milk can be stored in the freezer and defrosted before… Read More

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Quarantine check list

QUARANTINE CHECK LIST   With the threat of coronavirus and possible isolation / quarantine procedures hanging over us. As well as the threat of borders being closed and shops running out of certain foods then I thought now is a good time to check your cupboards / freezer to make sure you are prepared. Now… Read More

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Hi guys!   I, along with some others who have dropped away over the years, started FYF from my recliner in January 2014, with the aim of helping people like me to feed their families healthy homemade meals for less. I never in my wildest dreams imagined the page would grow to become a community… Read More

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Make your own curry pastes

Ingredients KORMA PASTE 2 cloves garlic 5 cm piece of ginger ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon garam masala 2 tablespoons groundnut oil 1 tablespoon tomato puree 2 fresh green chillies 3 tablespoons desiccated coconut 2 tablespoons ground almonds ½ a bunch fresh coriander , (15g) 2 teaspoons cumin seeds , for toasting 1 teaspoon… Read More

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Adapting recipes

    This is something that comes up a lot!   Most recipes can be adapted to suit you! Whether that is down to taste or dietary needs.   A lot of chef’s won’t like me saying this but, in my opinion, it is true. If you find a recipe in a book or online… Read More

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Getting the most from a turkey/chicken

I bought a half price frozen turkey in Aldi this week for £5.49. I defrosted it and cooked it in my slow cooker yesterday for 10 hours on low. When I took it out I left the juices in the slow cooker. Then I stripped the meat off the carcass and added all the bones,… Read More

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