Budget Food

a white plate with a portion of lamb nihari and also on the plate is naan bread

A Simple nihari curry

Transport yourself to the vibrant streets of Lahore with this aromatic and hearty lamb nihari curry. With tender chunks of meat bathed in a rich and spicy gravy, this dish is sure to warm your soul and tantalise your taste buds. Nihari Curry is a traditional dish that originated in the Mughal kitchens of India … Read more

Cheap Chilli Con Carne

Warm up your kitchen with our homemade chilli con carne recipe! This dish, a delightful fusion of bold flavours and comforting warmth, is perfect for any meal. It’s not just about tantalizing your taste buds; it’s a journey through history and culture right on your plate. The Rich History of Chilli Con Carne: Although chilli … Read more

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Food Money Saving Tips

It can be difficult to save money on food when cooking meals for one because, everything seems to come in family packs. At Cheap Dinner Ideas we will give you some tips to save money on your food shopping bill. Bulk Buy When you buy in bulk the price per kilo comes down but you … Read more

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The Best Value Chicken Cuts

It seems that the price of everything is going up in price so it is important that we get value for money from our food ingredients. The chicken still offers great value for a source of protein at the dinner table. Of course it all depends on what cut of the chicken you get to … Read more

budget friendly meal ideas for 2 weeks

grocery list for 2 weeks of budget friendly meals

This is another post from Jess who previously contributed with her ham and roasted butternut soup. Jess has put together a complete food shopping list of ingredients for 2 weeks for 4 people. Also included is the meal ideas for 2 weeks, and all different. The cost of the combined meals is a just £1.52 … Read more

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Essential Ingredients List for Single-Serving Meals

Some people will say that cooking for one isn’t any fun at all and just eat ready meals. Not me, it’s my opportunity to eat the world, I can eat what I want when I want. It is a hobby and a passion, also for me a great way to relax, unwind with a glass … Read more