Quick and delicious budget recipes: Carrot, cumin and kidney bean burgers

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Eat well for less with our regular series of quick, delicious and wallet-friendly recipes by campaigner, columnist and award-winning food writer Jack Monroe. This burger is where the media storm began, and dubbed ‘the 9p burger’ because of the low cost of the ingredients used to make it, it’s one of my most popular recipes. […]

Quick and delicious budget recipes: Broad bean salad

Eat well for less with our regular series of quick, delicious and wallet-friendly recipes by campaigner, columnist and award-winning food writer Jack Monroe. Broad beans can be bought frozen for around £1.50 for a 750g bag – much cheaper than their fresh counterparts, and no prising them from fiddly little pods either – although I […]

Quick and delicious budget recipes: Courgette lemon pancakes

Eat well for less with our regular series of quick, delicious and wallet-friendly recipes by campaigner, columnist and award-winning food writer Jack Monroe. This is much the same as my humble gramcake recipe, but a little more substantial. I often get readers asking me what they can do with a glut of courgettes, and being […]

Quick and delicious budget recipes: Ultimate lasagne

Eat well for less with our regular series of quick, delicious and wallet-friendly recipes by campaigner, columnist and award-winning food writer Jack Monroe. This beautiful lasagne barely needs an introduction, as when I posted it on my Instagram, it received rapturous demands for the recipe. Good things come to those who wait, and here it […]

Why should I join my local Children in Care Council?

Hello! I’m Alison, and I’ve been in care since I was 14 years old. Being labelled as a “care kid” doesn’t sound great. Believe me, I’ve had my share of good and bad days whilst being in foster care, but mostly good days. There are lots of different places where you can get help when […]

Quick and delicious budget recipes: Aubergine and lentil vindaloo

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Eat well for less with our regular series of quick, delicious and wallet-friendly recipes by campaigner, columnist and award-winning food writer Jack Monroe. Tonight, after a few weeks of new-veganism, I knocked up this hottie in my little kitchen. (I should rewrite that, but I’m not going to.) I have been working my way through […]

Quick and delicious budget recipes: Salted caramel banana cake

Eat well for less with our regular series of quick, delicious and wallet-friendly recipes by campaigner, columnist and award-winning food writer Jack Monroe. This cake is cheap but luxurious: moist and gooey with a homemade sticky syrup sauce to drizzle over the top, ideally warm from a jug. I have made this as a loaf […]

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