Savvy shopper: I feed my family for £20 a week
Good food doesn’t need to cost a fortune. Mother of two Kelly Eroglu from Reduced Grub claims she can feed her family of four for £20 a week - and there’s not a fish finger or baked bean in sight - more like stuffed sea bass and lamb stuffed aubergine.
She shows us her top tips for bagging a bargain which her whole brood can enjoy.
Olive oil for frying1 onion, sliced400g mushrooms sliced1 ball of mozzarella, roughly choppedSeveral chopped basil leavesOne cap full of Amaretto250ml creamSalt and freshly ground black pepper
Fry the onion in a little olive oil & until soft
Add the sliced mushrooms and cook for a further 3 minutes
Add the cream, the Amaretto, scatter in the mozzarella, basil and season with salt and black pepper
Stir and let it reduce slightly
Toast the ciabatta bread and pour the mushrooms over the top
Garnish with chopped basil
Pan-fried pork with roast potatoes and a cheese and watercress sauce
Potatoes, diced (enough for 2-3 per person)A good drizzle of olive oil4 pork chops, sliced into stripsWatercress (quarter bag chopped finely, and the rest for garnish)Chunk of strong cheese1 pint of milk50ml creamSalt and freshly ground black pepper
Part boil the potatoes with the skins on, drain and place in a pre-heated oven and pour over a good glug of olive oil then season with salt and pepper
Heat a griddle pan and when it’s hot, place the sliced courgette, scorching both sides
In a pan heat the milk, and stir in the cheese and chopped watercress
When the cheese has melted, add salt and pepper and cream. If the sauce is too thin add a little cornflour to thicken.
With the griddle pan still hot, fry the sliced up pork chops for around 3 minutes on each side
Plate up and serve