Category Archives: Frugal Foods

Olive Basil Dip

I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve walked through the shops, seen something and thought “I could make that,” actually I usually think “I could do BETTER than that.” Clearly I’m not afraid of making things at home … Continue reading

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Simple Pumpkin Soup

It’s starting to get a little chilly in Brisbane now… ok… so our winter is like summer for many of you, but it’s still cold enough to enjoy a rich warming soup in the evening. The other thing at this … Continue reading

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No Knead Sandwich Bread

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again, and probably a hundred more times in the future: the smell of fresh bread is out of this world. Now this recipe gives you no excuse not to make fresh bread because … Continue reading

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LABneh: Strained Yoghurt

Labneh has become a little trendy recently as an ‘ethnic’ food. Really all it means is that people have figured out they can charge a premium for something that most Southern European, North African and Middle Eastern cultures have made … Continue reading

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Flour Tortillas

How to wrap up a week about burritos? A tortilla of course! You could go to the store and buy a stale, chewy, salty, plastic-y tortilla but fresh homemade tortillas are sooooo much better and they are really pretty simple … Continue reading

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Spanish Rice

You have to admit that Mexican food takes normal food and makes it amazing: mince meat becomes smokey and spicy; tomatoes become a lively salsa and rice gets stuffed full of flavour and becomes Spanish/Mexican rice!

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Hummus

Homemade hummus is so much tastier than store bought, plus it’s easy and cheaper, so you have no excuse not to make it! When you make hummus at home you can get it just how you like it: with chilli … Continue reading

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