The A-Z of food saving tips

When moneys tight,were allways looking for ways to save the pennies,especially hard when you are a student so here,s some savvy tips to help make the most of the food you have.

Apples

Don’t throw bruised apples away.
 Cut off any brown parts and chop the rest into wedges for a snack.
Stew old apples to make apple sauce or use up in a crumble. Or even add to a curry.
Always store apples in the fridge in their original packaging.
 They will last longer than if left out in a fruit bowl.

Avocado

Leave stone in the half you don't need and it will stop it from going brown as quickly

Bacon

Separate a large pack of bacon into slices before freezing.
Then, you can just defrost what you need at a later date.
Once a packet is opened, follow the on-pack instructions about how to store it and when to use it up by.

Banana

Bananas will go black in the fridge! So instead, just keep them somewhere nice and cool.
The same goes for pineapples.Peel and freeze bananas to use later in smoothies, banana bread or add to ice cream.
Use them in curry dishes or mashed up for a quick sandwich filling.
Store away from other fruits. They make them over-ripen.

Best Before date labels

Food with a Best Before date is long-lasting. It should be safe to eat, but may not be at its best quality after this date

.Bread

Bread should not be stored in the fridge. It will actually go stale quicker in there Keep it in a bread bin or cupboard, in the original packaging.
Use old bread for bread & butter pudding. Or bread crumbs to top a pasta bake or fish pie.
Freshen up stale bread by putting it in the microwave for 10 seconds.
Slices from a frozen loaf can be defrosted as needed, or toasted straight from the freezer.Bang the loaf gently before freezing to separate the slices!

Broccoli

Broccoli should be stored in the fridge in its original packaging, to keep it at its best.
Freshen up broccoli by placing the stem in a jar or glass of water in the fridge.
Cooked broccoli can be blitzed with milk and used as a creamy sauce for fish or chicken.
Don’t discard broccoli stalks: these are the best bits! Cut them lengthways and cook with the florets. Or use them in a soup.

Budgeting tips

Frozen fruit and vegetables can be cheaper than fresh and you only need to take what you need out of the freezer.Tinned fish - salmon, tuna and sardines - is good for you and cheaper than fresh fish.Stock up on store cupboard basics. Use them to stretch leftovers to create new meals

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