Continuing our celebration of Fairtrade fortnight here’s a really easy and inventive recipe from the Fairtrade Everyday Cookbook that I thought had great student appeal.
If you're an IKEA regular you may have developed a Swedish meatball habit. This is the equally delicious Norwegian version from Sig.
Life, you might think, is too short to stuff a potato but you get the best of all worlds - crispy baked potato skin, mashed potato filling and crisp cheesy crust. Mmmmm.
A low-budget soup to keep out the cold
If you're off to a firework display this weekend - or simply letting off a few sparklers outside the back door - here's a really easy tomato soup to keep you warm
Butternut squash makes the most fabulous velvety deep orange soup - perfect for Hallowe'en. Don't be tempted to substitute the inside of your scraped-out pumpkin - it unlikely to have anything like the same depth of flavour.
An alternative bolognese - lighter and creamier than the standard version - based on turkey or pork mince which both tend to be cheaper than beef mince