Cooking on a Bootstrap in the sequel to bestseller A Girl Called Jack, and makes budget food fun and delicious, with 118 incredible new recipes including Fluffy Berry Pancakes, Self-Love Stew, Marmite Mac ‘n’ Cheese and Hot Sardines with Herby Sauce.
Chapters include Bread, Breakfasts, A Bag of Pasta and a Packet of Rice, Spuds and Eat More Veg. There are vegan, sweet and what Jack calls ‘contraband’ dishes here, as well as nifty money-saving tips. With her trademark humour and wit, Jack shows us that affordable, authentic and creative recipes aren't just for those with fancy gadgets or premium ingredients.
Initially launching this book as a limited edition on Kickstarter, Jack reached the funding target in just one day. This updated edition contains illustrations and original full-colour photographs to really make your mouth water.
"These are wonderful and inspiring recipes". ( Nigella Lawson)
"I love this book – Jack shows how limited cash need not limit your ambition or imagination in the kitchen. It’s joyful, democratic and beautifully written, and I want to eat everything". ( Xanthe Clay)
"Few people know what it’s actually like to live on the breadline. Jack does yet she still manages to create delicious, wholesome recipes that anyone can make with the most basic of ingredients and kitchen equipment". ( Fiona Beckett)
"This wonderful book – written with Jack Monroe's typical energy, creativity and no-nonsense style – is full of things I really want to cook and (more importantly) eat. That the recipes frequently cost not more than a matter of pence per head is little short of remarkable". ( Marina O'Loughlin)