Category Archives: Groceries

Jamie Oliver’s 30 minute meals – cheat’s pizza

Today I set myself a challenge – to cook one of Jamie Oliver’s 30 minute meals within his specified half hour time frame. I chose the cheat’s pizza option and I’m proud to say that not only did I manage … Continue reading

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Aldi carbonara; quick, easy, cheap and tasty

As a full time working mum it’s often important I can whip up something tasty and quick that’s suitable for adults and children alike. As you probably know, I’ve been cost cutting by shopping at Aldi. Today we had a … Continue reading

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What’s that hiding in my Aldi fake Quavers?

While the food I have tasted as part of my Aldi taste experiment has been overwhelmingly good – I was less than impressed by their Quaver-style crisps. Not just because the taste was incredibly salty but because we also found … Continue reading

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A review of Aldi fruit and fake Wotsits

Today we’ll be looking at – and eating – Aldi fruit. Again, this is heck of a lot cheaper than most of the supermarkets (50p for a bag of apples I believe), but what does it taste like? Well, the … Continue reading

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Aldi versus the world – first up Skips v Aldi Melts

It may be the fact that I have a toddler that eats like a Great Dane, or it could be the insatiable rise in the cost of well, absolutely everything, but whatever the reason, last week’s shopping bill from one … Continue reading

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