Short on change? No worries - we've loads of deliciously cheap recipes that require no compromising on flavour. Feed everyone from hungry kids to dinner party guests for under five quid.
A classic, comforting pud. Using ready made frozen pastry makes this a cinch.
An easy peasy treacle tart. Use a shop-bought pastry case to make this extra simple.
A softly baked custard turned out into a pool of caramel.
A modification of the traditional potato and cabbage or kale dish, with chunks of potato and a rich cheesiness that my dad exclaims over. Using milk instead of cream makes it healthier.
A cream cheese and Parmesan filling is stuffed into mushroom caps before baking.
A deliciously rich and comforting macaroni cheese.
This is a very nice dessert to serve when entertaining.
This recipe is a cross between a crème caramel and a cheesecake but alot easier to make!
This is a popular Scottish dessert and there are many variations and names such as Cream Crowdie. Oats are toasted, then folded into lightly sweetened whipped cream and topped off with berries and a splash of whisky. Finish your Burns supper with this delicious tradition.
This is a very flavourful Indian-style rice pudding. It's the best rice pudding I've ever had, and very easy to make!
An incredibly rich Argentinean version of the more known Italian zabaglione dessert. The ingredients mix together to make a beautiful warm mousse enveloped in a cloud of sweet Marsala wine.
There are few dishes as classic and easy as spaghetti with tomato sauce. Try this lovely version with a little added green from parsley and peppers in the summer when fresh tomatoes are at their peak.
A very easy, versatile recipe of pesto on slices of grilled baguette. One of my most requested recipes! Makes a great party nibble or canapé, or an accompaniment to soup or salad meals. Try them with sun-dried tomato pesto!
A traditional bread and butter pudding that puffs up and cooks to the perfect consistency. I've named the recipe my mothers favourite as she adores this dessert and always finishes it off in one day.
I'm a total novice when it comes to making puddings and similar sweet things, so to finish off a romantic meal I decided this easy-to-make fruit dessert would be just the thing. For the record, the boyfriend absolutely loved it! For even less preparation you could use tinned pears instead.
This is a speedy dish with simple but gorgeous flavours.
This retro pud is absolutely delicious and easy to make. Serve with best quality vanilla ice cream for a stress-free dinner party dessert.
Everyone loves a good Pavlova - and this recipe couldn't be simpler. Use other fruits instead of kiwi fruit, if desired.
Easy, good way to use up those bits and pieces that seem to lie around the larder and end up in the bin. Save a fortune and make this tasty filling pudding. Use whatever you like - dried apricots, dates, prunes, sultanas, raisins, currants - the list is endless...
A good alternative to macaroni cheese!