A Girl Called Jack

A Girl Called Jack

100 delicious budget recipes

Summary

100 simple, budge and basic-ingredient recipes from the bestselling and award-winning food writer and anti-poverty campaigner behind TIN CAN COOK

'A terrific resource for anyone trying to cook nutritious and tasty food on a tight budget' Sunday Times
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Learn how to utilise cupboard staples and fresh ingredients in this accessible collection of low-budget, delicious family recipes.

When Jack found herself with a shopping budget of just £10 a week to feed herself and her young son, she addressed the situation with immense resourcefulness and creativity by embracing her local supermarket's 'basics' range.

She created recipe after recipe of delicious, simple and upbeat meals that were outrageously cheap, including:

· Vegetable Masala Curry for 30p a portion
· Jam Sponge reminiscent of school days for 23p a portion
· Onion Pasta with Parsley and Red Wine - an easy way to get some veg in you
· Carrot, Cumin and Kidney Bean Soup - tasty protein-packed goodness

In A Girl Called Jack, learn how to save money on your weekly shop whilst being less wasteful and creating inexpensive, tasty food.
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Praise for Jack Monroe:

'Jack's recipes have come like a breath of fresh air in the cookery world' NIGEL SLATER

'A terrific resource for anyone trying to cook nutritious and tasty food on a tight budget' Sunday Times

'A plain-speaking, practical austerity cooking guide - healthy, tasty and varied' Guardian

'A powerful new voice in British food' Observer

'Packed with inexpensive, delicious ideas to feed a family for less' Woman and Home

Reviews

  • A terrific resource for anyone trying to cook nutritious and tasty food on a tight budget
    Sunday Times

About the author

Jack Monroe

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