Budget

  • 1 Delicious low-budget recipes from internet sensation A Girl Called Jack
    A Girl Called Jack 's recipe blog has won Jack Monroe thousands of global readers, the 2013 Fortnum and Mason Judges' Choice Award and internet sensation status to boot. And...

  • 2 Jack Monroe's love soup
    There are many different recipes entitled love soup – I’ve seen some rich chicken soup recipes, some with heady garlic and some deep red tomato soup ones. By chance, the...

  • 3 Jack Monroe's gnocchi
    Gnocchi are a cross between a dumpling and a sort of potato pasta – comforting, thick and soft. They are easy to ‘gnocch’ together from a tin of potatoes, or...

  • 4 Jack Monroe's earthy red wine and mushroom risotto
    When I need easy but comforting food, I always turn to a large bowl of warm, flavourful rice – and using red wine as a base works beautifully. In the...

  • 5 Jack Monroe’s simple fish pie
    I love a fish pie but, when time is tight and I fancy something similar, I make fish in a white sauce and serve it with a pile of fluffy...

  • 6 Salmon and kale filo pie
    Total cost: £5.88/cost per serving: £1.47Nutrition: 315 calories per servingPrep time: 15 minutesCook time: 15 minutesServes: 4Ingredients2 skinless salmon fillets200g pack shredded curly kale½ tsp ground nutmeg25g pack chives, chopped3...

  • 7 Moroccan turkey kofta pittas
    Total cost: £5.96/cost per serving: £1.49Nutrition: 360 calories per servingPrep time: 10 minutesCook time: 15 minutesServes: 4Ingredients1 tbsp rapeseed oil1 bunch spring onions, chopped2 tsp harissa paste500g pack minced turkey...

  • 8 One-pot chicken and oaty sweet potato roast
    Total cost: £5.28/cost per serving: £1.32Nutrition: 509 calories per servingPrep time: 15 minutesCook time: 30 minutesServes: 4Ingredients800g chicken drumsticks, remove skin2 tbsp rapeseed oil1 tbsp clear honey1 red onion, cut...

  • 9 Baked barley and butternut squash risotto
    Total cost: £3.00/cost per serving: 75pNutrition: 423 calories per servingPrep time: 15 minutesCook time: 45 minutesServes: 4Ingredients1 tbsp rapeseed oil1 onion, chopped50g pearl barley1 butternut squash, diced1 vegetable stock cube200g...

  • 10 Five top tips when it comes to choosing the perfect wedding date
    You have decided to get married and can't wait to share the happy news with friends and family. But before you do, it's important to make sure that you've made...

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    Sofia of Spain uses budget airline to pop over and visit her brother

    It's not the most common mode of transport associated with royalty, but when Queen Sofia of Spain flew into the British capital recently she did so with a £13 ticket...

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    Three treats under £3

    Forget about the credit crunch and give yourself a mini boost with three of our favourite beauty treats that cost less than £3…Nivea Lip Care Pearl And Shine, £2.35, is...

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    Natural oils save skin and hair

    If you're looking to cut down on your beauty budget, your kitchen cupboard and fridge hold plenty of secret savers that can help you maintain the health of your skin...