Whether you’re self-isolating, or just trying to stay away from crowds, we’ve put together some of our favourite recipes that you can make with the staples that are in your grocery cupboard…

Being cooped up at home doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun in the kitchen. Use this time to rope the kids in, teach them some cooking techniques, and turn meal times into a fun activity that can help keep the ‘coronavirus blues’ at bay.

We’ve put together some easy, accessible recipes that can be made with grocery-cupboard staples:

Pilchards

We love this omega-packed potato and pilchard fishcake bites recipe for a lunch time snack, or make them a little larger for a healthy family dinner!

Omega Packed Potato and Pilchard Fishcake Bites recipe

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Easy and budget friendly recipe for baked eggs served with chilli pilchards

Baked Breakfast Eggs with Spicy Pilchards recipe

Pasta

A super simple, super easy recipe for Pasta Pie – 3 ingredients and a mug…And you’re sorted!

Pasta Pie in a Mug recipe

 

Quick and simple dinner recipe for cheesy Beef Pasta Casserole

Beef Pasta Casserole recipe

 

Potatoes

Recipe for roasted spicy sweet potato wedges with paprika and chilli flakes served with a creamy yoghurt mushroom sauce

Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges recipe

 

Recipe for Baked Lemon and Garlic Roast Potatoes topped with feta, salad, eggs and a balsamic dressing

Greek Lemon & Garlic Roast Potatoes recipe

 

Recipe for a delicious and comforting vegan tray bake – Potato and Cauliflower Curry!

 

Potato and Cauliflower Curry Tray Bake recipe

Pap

Lovely South African recipe for Mieliepap Pot with a cheesy mayonnaise topping

Mieliepap Pot with a Creamy Mayonnaise Topping recipe

 

Recipe for Paptert – otherwise known as porridge pie – a South African tart filled with veggies, bacon and cheese.

Paptert recipe

 

Starter recipe for Pap and Wors Bites – a budget friendly snack

Posh Pap and Wors Bites recipe

 

And if you really want to get creative, watch this video:

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