Eat Like a Londoner
Save money. Eat better. Help the planet.
How we eat is changing. Eat Like a Londoner pulls together the very best recipes, hacks, tips and tricks to deliver a weekly dose of inspiration that will help you save money, eat better and help the planet.
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Resources to help you get the most out of your weekly shop.See planning tips
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Recipes for cutting food waste and cooking climate-friendly food.See cooking tips
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Tips and tricks to stop your food ending up in the bin.See saving tips
Here are some of our favourite ways to save cash and the planet
Featuring the best recipes, hacks, tips and tricks from chefs, foodies and influencers from all over the internet. All carefully chosen to help you reduce waste, save money and eat more sustainably.
Food waste prevention – our top tips
Did you know that if everyone in London froze their bread to make toast, we could save 2, 600,000 slices from the bin every day?Read more
Store cupboard fritters
25 mins • Serves 3 • Easy
This recipe from @rebelrecipes will show you how to turn store cupboard bits and bobs into a sensation!
Chick please! Make 3 different meals using one chickpea base
Chickpeas are full of vitamins, minerals, protein and flavour. These three recipes from @mob are quick, easy, and delicious.
9 storage hacks to keep fruit and veg fresh for longer
With the right knowledge, you can keep fruit and veg in tip-top condition for longer. Find out how with these top tips from Rural Sprout!
How to save money on food - tips for shopping and cooking
Save money on your food shop and make the food you buy go further with these top tips from GoodTo.
160 mins • Serves 12 • Easy
Save money (and cut your carbon footprint) by bulking out the meat with this batch cook Bolognese recipe from Jamie Oliver.
Epic coronation chicken sandwich
45 mins • Serves 2 • Easy
This juicy jackfruit twist on the classic sarni is fit for a king. Creds to Bettina's Kitchen.
Check your shelf
Before you wreck your shelf, by accidentally doubling up on veggie sausages (again!?). Eyeball your fridge and cupboards before you hit the shops. You can even snap a photo on your phone to remind yourself later. Your wallet will thank you.
How to use up Sunday lunch leftovers
Not sure what to do with the food you have left over after Sunday lunch? Not to worry, because you can find everything you need to know here with these inventive ideas from BBC Good Food.
Good value veggie Bolognese
40 mins • Serves 4 • Easy
Low cost but maximum flavour, this is a quick and easy weeknight dinner to feed the family from BBC Good Food.
Make that meal meatless
Try making your favourite meal without the meat. Swap mince for lentils in a spag bol, or chicken for chickpeas in that curry.
Best before date, use by date, sell by date: What does it all mean?
Sometimes it can be hard to tell what's still good to eat. Oddbox share their knowledge so you can save money, waste less, and eat well.
Batch, please! 10 tips to help make meal prep easy
Batch cooking and meal prep can save you time and money and help you waste less. But where to start? Here are 10 tips from Hubbub to get you batch cooking like a pro.
Sunita's 'secret veg' meatballs
50 mins • Serves 4 • Medium
Kids can be champion fussy eaters, especially when it comes to vegetables. Here's a genius solution by Real Food: turkey meatballs packed with under-the-radar veg.
How to use every part of your cauliflower
Just one of hundreds of brilliant waste-busting veggie recipes from Anna Jones' @we_are_food - follow her for daily inspo!
Tupperware at the ready
Eyes bigger than your belly? Box up your leftovers and pop them in the fridge for tomorrow. A day of quick ‘n’ easy cost-saving meals will make you feel like a winner.
The best food waste apps to make eco-friendly living easy
Want a helping hand to eat more sustainably? Or perhaps you want to save a bit of money on your food shop. Delish give you the lowdown on all the apps that could help!
Miso honey glazed aubergine fries
60 mins • Serves 4 • Medium
This sensational veggie recipe comes from @carolinagelen. A winner for a week night dinner but even better for a weekend dinner party.
3 super easy puff pastry snack recipes
30 mins • Serves 4 • Easy
These recipes from @rachelama_ are budget friendly AND vegan-friendly.
Bang bang tofu
60 mins • Serves 4 • Medium
Banging bang bang tofu from @the.foodie.analyst - great for a sticky and delicious weekend dinner.
6 ingredient squash tacos
45 mins • Serves 4 • Medium
@bunchuk shows us why these zero waste squash tacos are the ultimate bite.
7 ways to keep the food in your fridge fresher for longer
Top tips from Love Food Hate Waste to maximise your fridge for food storage.
Frozen vs fresh. Which one is better?
The age old question! @clarissalenherrnutrition gives us the lowdown on what's best when it comes to veg.
How to meal plan like a pro
Save money and trips to the store! @zerowastechef shares their secrets to meal planning like a pro.
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