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    • Pink.
    • By Pink. 21st Mar 09, 12:59 PM
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    Pink.
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    • 21st Mar 09, 12:59 PM
    21st Mar 09 at 12:59 PM
    Hello everyone,

    Welcome to the April 2009 Grocery Challenge.

    If your new month starts early feel free to join this thread, or if you're still working on your March budget, then keep on posting in the March Grocery Challenge

    As always this challenge is to reduce your own grocery budget to levels that you will be pleased with, not forgetting that we always recommend that you stay inside your own comfort levels and take things gently one step at a time. Remember that this is not a competition....it's designed to take you and your grocery spending to a level you are happy with.

    If you are new to the challenge I have quoted the advice from Galtizz below which will help you get started.

    Please post into this thread for help and advice and support at any time. Good luck to everyone taking part!

    Originally Posted by Galtizz
    I have said this before, but for all the newbies to the challenge;

    For the first month I took a guess at the budget but I really had no idea how much I was spending.

    I found the best thing is to have a guess the first month but SAVE ALL OF YOUR RECEIPTS (and yes, that does include the ones from the local shop when you run out of milk ), then at the end of the month add them all up and have a look if you were on budget, if not, it doesn't matter because your budget was a guess. For the next month you can use the total of your receipts and take a bit off to get a realistic budget, just shave off as much as you think you can, it could be £1 a week or £20 a week.

    If you are currently spending £200 a month don't suddenly drop it to £100 - you'll never do it but if you cut £20 a month off for a few months you'll get there eventually without feeling you're missing out on anything.

    You might think you've done everything you can in the first month but someone always comes up with a new idea and, if you try it you often find you save a bit more (unless you are SarahSaver who is an expert at this and could only save more if she turned her back garden into a paddy field and lived on rice ) In the first month I thought, I'm planning meals, I couldn't possibly save any more, but then I started double cooking and freezing, and making soup instead of buying it in tins.

    I've been doing this since Feb but only saved ALL of my receipts last month, it has given me a much better idea of where it is all going. Budget for next month is £80 for 2 of us, I'll start on 30/4. I could probably save more, by eating different foods but I can afford to live on £80, I have saved a lot of money since Feb. and I don't waste food or money any more. So I'm happy with my budget.

    For guidelines on posting in this thread please read the second post in this thread.

    For everyone's targets and totals for the month please read posts #3 and #4 on this thread.

    For the Grocery challenge Recipe Index please see posts #5 and #6 on this thread.


    Good luck everyone!

    Pink
    Last edited by Pink.; 28-03-2009 at 6:27 PM.
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    • dazzle21
    • By dazzle21 19th Apr 09, 10:55 AM
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    dazzle21
    Hi everyone, I have got flu so i had to let o/h go to shops... until then we'd only spent £40 for April, but he spent £50 in Mr T with little to show for it!! so we're now standing at £90, so we should come in under budget as long as i use my imagination for the remainder of the month!! Lots of veggie currys i think! also did i imagine someone making burgers with stuffing?? i will have to search for them. Hope everyone is ok xx
    August: £149/£150

    Sept: £200
  • lalamb
    Hi
    I'm new to this part of MSE but would really like to give it a go. I haven't got a clue how much we spend each month on groceries, it could be anything from £600-£800 per month. We are, me and OH, DD19, DD14, DS5, DS6.
    My expense is because of 2 fussy eaters,OH and DS6, neither like the same foods DH likes old fashioned traditional food -pies, stews etc, won't eat pasta, spicy food, rice and hates bread!!! DS6 likes chicken, salads, duck, lamb and pork, but it's all quite bland and expensive, he won't eat anything that's sauce based!!! The rest of us are ok, me DD19 and DS5 eat anything, DD14 eats more or less anything but hates stews, pies and doesn't like potatoes. I almost always cook 3 seperate meals each night but often find myself cooking 4 meals and it costs a bloomin' fortune. The only meals which we all eat is a roast dinner on Sunday(DS6 minus veg and substitutes that with salad) and toad in the hole.
    It's easier and sometimes cheaper to opt for takeaway.
    I don't know where to begin, HELP!!!!
    I understand that having a large family you will have to cater for individual tastes but it's ridiculous sometimes. I could serve up the same meal to everyone and say if you don't like it you can lump it but you can't force people to like foods they simply don't like.

    I hope I've posted this in the right place.
    Thanks for any tips and advice you've got.
  • WelshWoofer
    Afternoon all!
    Just popping in to report the Mr T spending yesterday - I only bought mostly fresh stuff and a few other bits and pieces but managed to spend £40!
    Why is fruit and veg so expensive!!!!!?

    I'm over target now but only by a few pounds and its the end of the month next weekend when thankfully the new budget starts again.
    I'm thinking of going weekly rather than monthly as it seems easier to control and might stop me going berserk one week thinking I'll have a better week the next (which never happens!).

    Oh well - onwards and upwards!
    Last edited by WelshWoofer; 20-04-2009 at 8:16 AM.
    January grocery spending - £82.73/ £120
  • Girl least likely to
    Afternoon All ,

    Just poppng in to update sig on the last couple of weeks spends. I've had .com deliveries from Asda and Tesco, and also popped into morrisons for a v small top up shop, and also got relatives to get me top ups too. I've not been wanting to venture out much as baby could be due any day so I think mum, MIL and internet deliveries are fab .

    I've not used Adsa.com before, had stuck to Tesco and was always pretty satisfied but I couldnt get a delivery on the day I wanted so gave Asda a chance. What is better than Tesco is when Asda subsitute an item with a higher priced item they still charged for the item you originally wanted. I had 3 things substituted which saved me nearly £5 . I might be converted . Just hope the Asda.com site is improved as I don't find it as user friendly as Tesco. I think they are rolling out improvements so hope they hurry up with it.

    Back off to enjoy the sunshine . Good luck to everyone for the rest of the month
    • mooomin
    • By mooomin 19th Apr 09, 3:19 PM
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    mooomin
    From what I can remember I have:

    • 6xlamb chops
    • lamb shoulder
    • bag of unidentified lamb bits (My dad comes down from Up North with a bag full of lamb/venison for me every few months) He just doesn't always label it. Whatever it is will cook fine in the slow cooker
    • Whole chicken
    • Sausages
    • Mince 500g
    • Stewing steak 500g
    • Chicken soup - home made - enough for two portions
    • Bolognaise - two portions
    • Shepherds pie - should feed three, so our flatmate will be happy
    • Lamb leftovermush - made in the slowcooker and really tasty but not thought out enough to be a casserole Enough to feed two or three I would think
    My current plan is to buy no more meat until all of the above is finished (The meat anyway)


    f_f
    Originally posted by flying_fresian
    Hmm...didn't quite work out like that!

    I went to M&S today and got the meal for a tenner. I was hoping for a roast chicken, but they were sold out. My own fault for leaving it so late I suppose. Instead we have chicken breasts with ham, cherry tomato and some kind of crumbley-looking topping, parmentier potatoes (which I will use with tomorrows dinner) and profiteroles. Om nom nom. I will flog the wine to my drinking friend as I don't like red wine at all (Unless it's in sauce)

    I also bought:

    • Strawberries reduced to £1.50
    • Cream for the strawberries £0.50
    • 4 Aberdeen Angus burgers reduced to £2 - in the freezer now
    • Aberdeen Angus beef for casserole reduced to £3
    My meal deal should have cost £16.76 so I'm quids in there, and I paid for it all with gift vouchers, so no money spent from the grocery budget When you get to M&S in time for their meat reductions you get some real bargains. I would have bought more but my arms were tired!

    Hope everyone is enjoying the lovely weather.
    Comping again


    Wins this year: - two night trip to Belgium, £100 Gett taxi credit, tickets to Newcastle game, FIFA 2016 for PS4, stitch markers, Cumberstitching book
    • Barneysmom
    • By Barneysmom 19th Apr 09, 6:04 PM
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    Barneysmom
    Hi I just updated my sig as I've spent £36.96 at Mr.M's. It was a good day though I got a stack of fresh fish off the whoopsie counter so we're stocked up for a couple of weeks or more for fish,. Now I have to find some bargain meat

    I popped into the Tesco Express, fancied some strawberriesand I'd forgotten them at M's. No way, £3.99!
    Went without lol, I'm not paying that for a tub of strawberries, I'll wait till I go back to Mr. M's again.
    We had tinned fruit cocktail instead, Asda 25p
    • sistercas
    • By sistercas 19th Apr 09, 6:09 PM
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    sistercas
    welcome Lalamb quite a difficult situation there foodwise.
    I can only think that maybe batchcooking may help which means you will have meals for later without having to cook
    I am sure someone will come along soon who will be able to help x

    was intending having a NSD today but bought some charcoal so we could have a BBQ
    now the BBQ was lovely but has really dented my meat supply :rolleyes:
    • tessie bear
    • By tessie bear 19th Apr 09, 6:25 PM
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    tessie bear
    hi
    lalamb...could u build on what they will all eat....u mention roast and sausage .....i know it may get boring but could u have sausage once a week and do a variation on a roast eg chops...would it be worth sitting them all down and having a chat about u are trying to save money (possibly for something nice for them eg a holiday) and u need to plan meals that u can make....i must say id be coming at it from the point of iam worn out this a kitchen not a works canteen and i cant cook all these choices everynight (but then im mean) and we need to find common ground.....u are a saint to cook all that....mine get one meal a night and they eat the bits they like....good luck

    we had a great bbq this afternoon...lovely great fun and nice food....dont people eat a lot though...must be all the fresh air they are breathing while eating outside...i did chicken kebabs which were nice and tuna steaks...they cook relly well on the barbir ...i also like sweetcorn cobs but i wait until the summer to buy them

    back to making packed lunches....boo...ill have to pop out and get a few supplies...bread would be a good start !

    i found the local farm shop on sat...well more of a trailer....i got half a sack pots for £3...massive head of broccoli £1 ....nice white cauli 70p...1 dozen eggs £1.60 and they are really big with bright orange yolks....i shall be going back....oh and a bunch of beetroot £1....the quality is lovely and i thought the prices were reasonable

    take care
    tess
    onwards and upwards
  • JayJay14
    Just popping in to update my sig, don't know if I'll mamage to stick to it this month - I keep going over by a few pounds for no good reason. I have plenty of food in the freezers - could probably last the best part of a month on what I have.

    Oh has been working 65 miles away for the last month so meals have been a bit haphazard but he starts a new job tomorrow (he's temping at the mo) and will only be 3 miles away. May be able to actually plan meals for the forseeable future.

    Good luck for the rest of the month everyone.
  • sadsadjenjen
    Hello All
    I have overspent on my first try, but I have really enjoyed this and it has been a revelation. April ends this Friday for me. I am hoping to only need to spend a further £5.00 max in April.
    May's budget will be the same at £300.00 but I will notify once again when everyone else is moving over.
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    • Pippilongstocking
    • By Pippilongstocking 19th Apr 09, 10:45 PM
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    Pippilongstocking
    Hello us again

    We got some nonsense at the supermarket on Friday night - danger time - we went for 'treats' - a habit I am trying to stop.......when I say we I mean of course ME.

    Anyway as well as the essential marshmallows and some reduced ciabatta (30p each) - I got a hunk of local beef for £6 quid some mini apples in tesco which at 90p for 10 were cheaper than the value apples. lol and btw - why is cheese so expensive???????

    I guess fruit veg AND PASTA etc will have gone up with the euro - but cheese? cheddar ? from the UK what on earth is going on that its so expensive????

    So we are now upto 26/50
    Total debt 26/4/18 <£1925 we were getting there.
    Total debt as of 28/4/19 £7867.38
    minus 112.06 = £7755.32
    Sleeves up folks.
    • Pippilongstocking
    • By Pippilongstocking 19th Apr 09, 10:57 PM
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    Pippilongstocking
    Hi
    I'm new to this part of MSE but would really like to give it a go. I haven't got a clue how much we spend each month on groceries, it could be anything from £600-£800 per month. We are, me and OH, DD19, DD14, DS5, DS6.
    My expense is because of 2 fussy eaters,OH and DS6, neither like the same foods DH likes old fashioned traditional food -pies, stews etc, won't eat pasta, spicy food, rice and hates bread!!! DS6 likes chicken, salads, duck, lamb and pork, but it's all quite bland and expensive, he won't eat anything that's sauce based!!! The rest of us are ok, me DD19 and DS5 eat anything, DD14 eats more or less anything but hates stews, pies and doesn't like potatoes. I almost always cook 3 seperate meals each night but often find myself cooking 4 meals and it costs a bloomin' fortune. The only meals which we all eat is a roast dinner on Sunday(DS6 minus veg and substitutes that with salad) and toad in the hole.
    It's easier and sometimes cheaper to opt for takeaway.
    I don't know where to begin, HELP!!!!
    I understand that having a large family you will have to cater for individual tastes but it's ridiculous sometimes. I could serve up the same meal to everyone and say if you don't like it you can lump it but you can't force people to like foods they simply don't like.

    I hope I've posted this in the right place.
    Thanks for any tips and advice you've got.
    Originally posted by lalamb
    If it were me -and its almost been me but with a slightly smaller family first thing I would do is keep a diary and actually all your receipts and corner shop stuff and put it all in a jar/box/dish or somewhere safe and then - sit down after 1 week or 1 month and add it up - a strong cup of tea will help - add it up thoroughly and see exactly how much you are spending.

    If you are having to make so many meals (my DS is lactose intolerant so I knwo where you are comign from) then if it were me I would be batch cooking the staples everyone likes and seeing how I can reduce costs for the core dishes.

    (However I am realitively new to all of this and so I hope someone clever comes around soon)

    I now also meal plan - you'd have to go and do a mega meal plan - but I am sure there will be a bit of matching and mixing for all the dishes. You have some core dinners there - toad in the hole is also sausages and mash?, roast dinners are fab and stretch loads - can you begin growing some cut and come again salad stuff as those bags are killer expensive.

    Having done all that I would then use one of the whizzy things martin talks about - I am converted now - having meal planned I look in cupboards and make a proper shopping list (martins whizzy two dimensional shopping aide - secret weapon)

    Aside reduced absolute killer bargains
    And the odd BOGOFF
    I stick to this religously - its now saved me hundreds of pounds.

    I shop later to get the reductions - and stock up on store cupboard stuff.

    I now never ever just cook 1 meal - its always many meals at same time which I then serve, or box up and freeze or portion up and modify as needed.

    Rambles of a mad woman

    I kept my receipts thinking - oh we only spend about 200 a month on shopping

    My total was nearer 400, with 100 extra on lunches out etc and anohter 100 or so on takeaways each month - and about 100 or so on school and work lunches.

    TBH it was a very very very large shock. Suddenly with planning etc and listening to ideas on here - we seem to have extra money to chuck at debts - the cupboards are groaning the freezer is full and aside the odd fishfinger or pizza (reduced of course) its mostly home cooked grub or stashed reduced meat etc.

    Goodluck I really feel for you with so many different menu's to plan in the house. xxxx

    Ps sorry for the ramble - I am so proud of the changes we have made with the help on here.
    Last edited by Pippilongstocking; 19-04-2009 at 11:00 PM.
    Total debt 26/4/18 <£1925 we were getting there.
    Total debt as of 28/4/19 £7867.38
    minus 112.06 = £7755.32
    Sleeves up folks.
    • kezlou
    • By kezlou 20th Apr 09, 12:31 AM
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    kezlou
    Hi everyone hope everyones fine!

    Lalamb, i'll have a good think of any useful recipes, meal plans etc for you. I'll try and post some up in the few days, if thats okay.

    Been a NSD today, just played with boys and sowed some runner beans and planted a couple of spuds.
    Spent the day making food for the boys pack lunches, so made about 20 blueberry and strawberry muffins, and froze nearly all of them.Got the bread ready for tomorrow soo hopefully wont running around like a nutter in the morning.

    Heres some recipes, not sure if any one would want them but thought i'd post them up.

    Oaty pancakes
    75g / 3oz plain flour
    50g/2oz wholemeal flour
    1 tsp/5ml baking powder
    Pinch of salt
    25g / 1 oz/ 2tbsp caster sugar
    1 egg
    15ml / 1tbsp oil
    250ml / 8floz milk
    1.Mix together the flours, oats, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a bowl.
    2.Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture, and then add the egg, oil and a quarter of the milk.
    3.Mix well then add the rest of the milk till it turns into a thick batter.
    4.Then place the batter into the fridge for 20 minutes, till chilled
    5.In a heated pan place spoonfuls of the batter cook till both sides are golden brown. (about 3 minutes in total)
    6.Then serve

    Split pea and Courgette soup
    175g / 6oz of split yellow peas
    1 medium onion finely chopped
    2 courgettes finely chopped and diced
    900ml / 1 ½ pints of stock
    ½ tsp ground turmeric
    Salt and pepper
    1.Soak peas over night in a bowl, drain and rinse.
    2.Cook onion in a pan till soft, add courgettes and cook for a further 2 minutes
    3.Add stock and turmeric and bring to the boil
    4.Reduce heat and let simmer for 30 minutes and season.
    5.Then serve

    Home Made Potato Wedges


    Wash and clean about 4 large potatoes, you can use baking ones but its entirely up to you.
    Part boil potatoes till a bit soft in the middle.

    Spicy:-
    2tbsp of oil (any variety)
    2 garlic cloves (less / more up to you)
    salt + pepper
    1 tsp of coriander
    1 tbsp of paprika
    Mix together and toss potatoes wedges in while still hot

    Plain:-
    2tbsp of oil (any variety)
    2tbsp salt
    2tbsp pepper
    Mix together and toss potatoes wedges in while still hot

    Now at this point after mixing you can wait till fully cooled down put in tub or food bags then freeze.
    Or while still warm put into the oven on a baking tray, gas mark 6 for about 25 mins or till soft in the middle.

    Enjoy, my kids love the spicy ones with tomato sauce.


    Onion Bhaji

    100g / 4oz Chick-Pea Flour or Gram Flour
    1/4 teasp Chilli Powder
    1/2 teasp Turmeric
    1/2 teasp Baking Powder
    Salt
    1/2 teasp Ground Cumin
    1 Large Onion, halved and thinly sliced
    1 Green Chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
    25g / 1oz finely chopped Fresh Coriander
    Cold water to mix
    Vegetable oil for deep frying

    How to make Onion Bhaji

    * Sift the flour, chilli, turmeric, cumin, baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl. Add the chopped coriander, onions and chillis and mix well.

    * Preheat oil till very hot

    * Gradually add enough water to the flour mixture to form a thick batter mixing very well so the onions are well coated.

    * Very carefully drop spoonfuls of the mixture into the hot oil and fry until keep warm whilst you cook the remaining bhajis.

    * Drain well on kitchen paper and serve hot cold.

    Makes 10 -12

    This works a treat with both onion, potato and washed potato skins. Basically any veg.

    For chicken / meat pakora’s just use the bhaji recipe but deep fry for a little longer.
    The pakoras and bhajis both freeze well and when defrosted don’t taste soggy.


    • Frugaldom
    • By Frugaldom 20th Apr 09, 8:03 AM
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    Frugaldom
    Hi guys Oh, the nightmare of the fussy eaters, I used to hate that, I'm sorry for anyone in that situation as it used to drive me nuts. Now, I'm fortunate in that there are only 3 here to feed now and DS has grown out of his fussy stage since taking to the gym and becoming a fitness fanatic - he seems to have realised that healthy eating is a must rather than a form of punishment!

    Prices still scuppering all my plans to stay within an annual budget of £1200 because I've already spent 5 months' money and we're only halfway through month 4 and I need to buy more! The £10 weekly top-up shops after bulk buying / batch cooking / ordering 5 times as much pie filling as I meant to from Appr0ved F00d / stockpiling is approaching £20 per week for pretty much the exact same stuff. It's a bit worrying, really, as I can't find anywhere on the site that explains how to downshift when already buying from the bottom of the pile. I guess I just need to hope the veggie garden becomes successful and the hens keep laying.

    Weekly must-haves:
    Bread - £2
    Milk - £4
    Cheese - £4
    Apples - £1
    Bananas - £2
    Tomatoes - £1
    A Chicken - £3.50
    Breakfast Cereal - £1

    That's £962 per year just for that little lot and it is absolutely nowhere near what I need for 3 adults by the time I count in any other meat & dairy products, tins, pasta, rice, toiletries, laundry & cleaning products and all the other basic cooking ingredients needed throughout the year.
    I reserve the right NOT to spend:
    The less I spend, the more I can afford!
    Now running Frugaldom as a lifestyle social enterprise!
    • tjp70
    • By tjp70 20th Apr 09, 9:00 AM
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    tjp70
    Just popping in to update my signature. I've not been paying too much attention this month so far (tut tut) but can hopefully stay under budget if I pull my socks up from now on.

    Tracy
    If Plan A fails, remember there are 25 more letters
  • Taye
    Hi there guys i know im too late for this challenge but im hoping to join in next month ... yay.

    Now i'm pretty good with making food stretch and i don't really buy any branded goods but new's of impending redundancy his reached me and i need to PLAN!!!

    Now i want to try and stick to my usual budget of £270 for the month, but in addition to feeding me and my family i want to see if i can make it stretch enough to get a little stock pile going too.

    I've currently got a freezer full of food, but nothing to eat... typical right?? i'm going to do an inventory tonight see what the hell is keeping it so full... gotta be something edible right?

    But how would you guys start to go about this?? any hints and tips?
    • meanmarie
    • By meanmarie 20th Apr 09, 12:02 PM
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    meanmarie
    Have just done my sums on what we spent on food while away.....total spend for this month is now €264.27....leaves me with the princely sum of € 35.73 to feed us until 30th! There is lots in the freezer and cupboards are fairly full...milk, f&v will be the biggest spend...have to buy bananas, apples and something else to-day. We haven't very much bread, but lots of flour, so it will be homemade or buy your own....my fruit intake will be mostly rhubarb from garden and dried fruit from store...we also have spinach,lettuce and onions....lots of salads I think

    Good luck to all...lalamb I think that your family would be eating what was put in front of them in my house....allergies I understand, fads I do not!

    Marie
    Weight 08 February 86kg
    • Coxy11
    • By Coxy11 20th Apr 09, 12:24 PM
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    Coxy11
    Hi everyone,

    I'm declaring for April and I'm over which is a little disappointing, but we have had family and friends for dinner over the holidays. You can have money or memories, but not both.....

    So for April I'm declaring £412.41 which is £12.41 over my target. I do have some meals left in the freezer, so a headstart for May.

    MrsM please can you put me down for £420 for May. The 3 children have switched from school lunch to packed lunch from today which means I didn't have to pay out £150 for their meals this morning - just as well because DS1 and DS2 both needed new school shoes which I paid in cash - first time ever - £68!! I don't even spend that on my shoes.

    Have a great day everyone.
    Coxy

    May GC - £420/£0
    April GC - £400/£412.41
  • Boodle
    Hi everyone. Just had to nip on to let you know about our "leftovers" tea yesterday as it was so yummy. There was some mince and onions left over from lunchtime, but not enough todo another serving each. I did toy with making a mince and onion pie but couldn't face making pastry

    I stirred dried mixed herbs and a splodge of passata into the leftover mince, then mixed it with cooked pasta and plonked it in an oven dish. I splodged some more passata on top (so about 250ml used in all), topped with grated cheese and drizzled over what was left of the cream (about 6 tbsp.) Then I baked it for 30 minutes at 200C. It was most delish if I say so myself
    Love and compassion to all x
  • Cornishpixie
    Hi Lalamb, I am feeding 4 children (11,9,7,4), spot the mistake Anyhoo I used to go around in circles trying to please them and fussy Hubby.(who doesn't do pasta, veg or pots. ). Now weather is getting better found jacket pots, filling and salad, (hubby will have his minus pot but 5 slice bread and butter:confused, pizza pie and veg(receipe on here), fish and new pots or with salad and nice bread, turkey stirfry with noodles, scrambled egg , sausage and beans, bacon wraps and wedges. Hm burgers with baps and salad, veg and lentil soup with nice bread. They also like potato cakes, fish cakes and fishfingers. Good luck HTH's
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