Here is the ultimate low-cost cookbook for every student who needs to rustle up fantastic food that is cheap, delicious, nutritious and hassle-free. The 200 recipes include mouth-watering soups and starters, filling main courses – both meat and vegetarian – and irresistible desserts. There are also expert shopping tips to make your money stretch further without compromising on quality, quantity or taste. All the recipes are fully tested and are illustrated with step-by-step photography to make cooking easy for cooks of all abilities. Nutritional information on each recipe will help you plan healthy meals and cater for special diets. Simple recipes for basics such as chicken stock reduce the need for pricey, ready-made products, and with 200 recipes to choose from there really is something for every taste and occasion – a night in with your mates, snacks on the go, or a special meal for two. Choose from delicious dishes such as Madras Beef Curry with Spicy Rice, Stir-Fried Chicken with Thai Basil, Tuscan Bean Soup and Chocolate Chip Brownies. Including at-a-glance menu planners, this book will suit those wanting to cook fabulous meals without breaking the bank.
The editor, Lucy Doncaster, who has compiled this collection of recipes is an experienced cook and author, and has cooked for herself and her friends throughout her student years. A keen home cook, she still enjoys rustling up cheap and cheerful food for her friends and family.