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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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Meal Planning

Do you meal plan? We believe that meal planning will help to save you money and time. Armed with a shopping list, you only need 1 visit to the supermarket. This should help kerb those impulse buys. Knowing what you’re going to be eating saves the “oh, let’s grab a takeaway” moments. Meal planning will… Read More

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Freezing

we often have this discussion on the page . So it’s about time it was on here . What can you freeze ? The answer may surprise you . Almost anything can be frozen . Freezing can change the texture of foods but they are still edible . Got some veg in the fridge that… Read More

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Cooking Steaks

Cooking steak isn’t hard if you follow very simple rules . 1: Bring your steak to room temperature before cooking . Do NOT get it straight from the fridge and put it in the pan 2: Oil the meat NOT the pan 3: heat the pan 4: season with pepper before cooking , salt after… Read More

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Yorkshire Puddings

Crack your eggs into a cup ( 2 or 3 eggs ), put into a bowl add the same amount of plain flour and liquid Or and this is how I do it 4oz flour, 2 eggs 1/2 pint milk. Make this batter well in advance and chill , overnight is great . I get the… 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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