uni essentials: baked beans

You must be thinking I am crazy making a post about baked beans. They are the ultimate student food! cheap, full of protein and good vitamins but sometimes normal beans are a little boring especially if its all you have to live off of! I am here to make those boring beans delicious and easy […]

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Chimichurri rice

For those of you wondering what the heck a chimichurri is, it is a herby, garlicky punch of flavour that is usually derived from coriander or parsley (as some people don’t like coriander). This rice is inspired by the chimichurri sauce and packs a good punch and makes a change from plain rice. 2 people […]

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Budget recipes: Toad in the hole

Sometimes it’s hard to afford fresh produce, especially if you are a large family or just short of money. So I thought it would be a good time to share some of my favourite budget recipes. This is not only budget friendly (because you can buy whatever sausages you deserve, and although this isn’t an […]

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Butternut mac ‘n’ cheese

Macaroni and cheese is the ultimate comfort food, but isn’t entirely waist friendly so in comes my macaroni cheese with the base being butternut squash! I personally hate the taste of butternut squash but I love it in this! (i always forget to photograph this dish, as soon as it is served it is gone!) […]

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Salsa

Easy, tasty, syn free and works with everything from chips to chicken or as a salad dressing! 2 large tomatoes 1/2 red and green pepper (finely diced) half a red onion (finely diced or 2 sliced spring onion) handful of roughly chopped coriander splash white wine vinegar pinch salt and pepper pinch granulated garlic slice […]

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Basic marinara

Whether it be for pizza, pasta bake, the base of bolognese or meatballs this basic marinara sauce is family and freezer friendly! 2 tins tomatoes 100 ml water 2 tbsp tomato purée 1 medium onion (finely diced) 1 clove garlic (grated) 1 tsp dried basil and oregano Salt and pepper 1. Fry off the onion […]

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