- Author: Delia Smith
- Format: Hardback
- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
- Published: 30 October 2008
- ISBN: 9780340918562
At a time when money worries are front-page news, Britain's most trusted cook, Delia Smith, is once again on hand with a wide range of tasty recipes that are cheap and easy to prepare. Being frugal can be fun once you've learned a few simple tricks, among them: buying fresh produce when it's in season replacing more expensive ingredients with humbler alternatives experimenting with different cuts of meat being creative with leftovers. Thirty years on, the message of Delia's Frugal Food has never seemed more relevant. With some 170 recipes, from luxury soups to paupers' puddings, this new illustrated edition shows you how to eat well without having to spend a fortune. Chapters include: The Cheap Charter Luxury Soups Eggs and Us Frugal Fish Chicken's Lib Forequarter Front Offal - But I Like You Bangers Are Beautiful Cook for Victory Go with the Grain Who Needs Meat? Quickening Pulses Back to Baking Pauper's Puddings
Delia Smith CBE is the UK's best-selling cookery author, having published over 21 million copies since her first book, How to Cheat at Cooking, was published in 1973. Her cookery books, including Delia's Frugal Food, Delia Smith's Cookery Course and Delia's Complete How to Cook have become instant classics and are firm favourites of cooks around the world, making Delia a household name. Awarded both an OBE and a CBE in recognition of her contribution to television cooking and recipe writing, Delia's signature, no-nonsense approach to cooking has inspired millions of home cooks to master the culinary basics and prepare classic, delicious meals with minimum fuss.