Food and Drink

Cooking On A Bootstrap

This is the new site for Jack Monroe’s collection of budget recipes.  Her experiences of feeding herself and her child on an extremely low income have inspired her to share how she managed to do it and encourage others who are struggling. She has recently embraced a vegan lifestyle so future recipes will be meat and dairy free. She is also an ardent anti-poverty campaigner.


Eat Clean

Recipes, food product reviews, scoops, personalities, trends and good advice about which foods to enjoy and which to avoid when trying to eat for optimum health.



All the recipes, instructions and menus you will ever need, including a large collection of videos that show exactly how the food should be prepared.  There are also celebrity chef profiles and recipes, three ingredient recipes, wine 101, cocktails, expert entertaining tips and Around The World In 80 Dishes, a delicious tour of recipes from around the world.



Recipes, campaigns and nutritional advice from the man who makes cooking look fun and easy. You will find scrumptious family and occasion food, entertaining ideas, weaning advice, busy forums and member recipes. The Special Diets section is definitely worth visiting for guidance and nutritional fact sheets plus over 500 vegetarian recipes, over 100 vegan recipes, almost 300 dairy free recipes and over 600 gluten free recipes. Also check out Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube for how to videos from the best foodie talent in the world and lots more fun.


Diabetic Living

Living with, or caring for, someone with diabetes can be challenging, so this site will be helpful to many people trying to cope with it. As well as delicious recipes, food substitution advice and guidance for the newly diagnosed, there are low carb snack ideas, diabetic cake recipes, foods to avoid, diabetic power foods, medication information, weight loss tips and support and advice  that will help you solve many of the problems that this condition can bring with it.