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Affordable everyday food and family-friendly recipes made easy

By Gill Holcombe
ISBN 9781905862337
Spring Hill Books*

304 Pages
5.25 X 8.5


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Price $ 9.99 

Cooking dinner on a daily basis can be tricky. Add shortage of time, lack of inspiration, spiralling food prices and a fussy little eater (or two) to the mix and it seems practically impossible. But the good news is there are still dozens of wholesome, tasty, tried and tested recipes for you and your family to enjoy without breaking the bank or spending too much time shopping and cooking. This book is full of economical, uncomplicated everyday recipes and tips for busy people everywhere - so if you've got LESS money than sense, help is at hand. REVIEWS: 'Whilst she is a total expert at creating delicious food from very meagre shopping lists, she equally refuses to compromise on the quality of the meals she rustles up... brilliant, simple recipes...great little book.' Easy Living. 'Another no nonsense and no excuses recipe book for excellent family food. The more I read Gill's philosophy of food the more I felt liberated. This book has everything from bread making to cooking with kids to producing impressive dinners, all on a tight budget without too much fuss. A real Mrs. Beaton for our times.' 'There are recipe books out there that highlight affordable recipes, but none as well balanced as this one.' 'With even more healthy, home made food, weekly menu planners and store cupboard shopping lists, Gill Holcombe one again provides invaluable tried and tested tips.' Country Kitchen. AUTHOR BIOG: Gill Holcombe is passionate about feeding her kids good food. She grew up before the culture of convenience food took hold - and knows how to cook. Having brought up three children on her own for over ten years, she says the proof of the pudding is in the eating, and has three fit, healthy teenagers with loads of energy - and no fillings! Gill is author of the bestselling How to feed your whole family a healthy, balanced diet with very little money...and hardly any time, even if you have a tiny kitchen, only three saucepans (one with an ill-fitting lid) and no fancy gadgets - unless you count the garlic crusher... and lives in London with her family. CONTENTS: 1. GOOD BEGINNINGS Store cupboard ingredients Fridge and Freezer Herbs & Spices Chillies Stock Quantities Servings Measuring Oven temperatures Equipment 2. MOOD FOOD Classics Comfort Food Curry Cool Dinners Credit Crunch Cuisine Kids's Favourites 3. LOOSE ENDS Leftovers Potatoes Take One (Easy options for one or two people) FOR STARTERS, MAINS AND JUST DESSERTS 3 course dinner party menus 5. SOMETHING SWEET Desserts and Puddings 6. A LOT ON YOUR PLATE Six 5-day weekly menus