The not-falafels

So…. I had already cooked a stir fry today… a damn delicious one… but I needed to make more food – i didn’t have enough lunchboxes.  I looked into the fridge and I saw courgettes.. Hrm… courgettes.. I wasn’t in the mood to make courgette stir fry…. they just….. aren’t that great… So I huffed … More The not-falafels

Kimchee fried rice

What do you get when you add these three ingredients, a leek, some frozen sweetcorn, and an egg together??  A delicious bowl of kimchee fried rice!!  I was impatient today and used the ‘everything in the wok’ method of cooking, so it turned out a bit of a soggy mess, but who cares when it’s … More Kimchee fried rice

Wholewheat spaghetti aglio olio with roast vegetables & sausages

Ingredients Broccoli – 45p Cauliflower – £1 Sausages – £1.50 Wholewheat spaghetti 85p Splash olive oil – 15p Garlic – 10p Method Heat oven to 190C. Cut up broccoli & cauliflower.  Toss in olive oil, salt, pepper and any herbs or spices you may have which may be suitable.  Pour into 2 trays, with sausages … More Wholewheat spaghetti aglio olio with roast vegetables & sausages

Curry so easy

Curry isn’t difficult, and can be very cheap. Ingredients for this one was : ~600g chicken thighs (£1.50) 1 packet cheapest passata (or chopped tomatoes) (£0.40) 50g (any) curry powder (£0.40) 1 large / 2 small courgettes (£0.60) 1 aubergine (£0.70) 1 large baking potato (£0.15) Optional – Splash of milk/coconut milk/yogurt/whatever you have 2 … More Curry so easy

Minute Steak, Grilled Bittergourd & Rice with a Buttered Chilli Lime sauce

Instead of making a stir fry today, I decided to try some fusion with my grill pan.  I grilled some minute steaks, bittergourd, and made an awesome sauce to wrap it all together. I grilled the steaks with just salt and pepper.. nothing special there.  The bittergourd – after slicing, I bunked it all in … More Minute Steak, Grilled Bittergourd & Rice with a Buttered Chilli Lime sauce