Episode 5

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Duration: 1 hour

Top chefs Allegra McEvedy and Paul Merrett have devised Economy Gastronomy, a system to slash our food bills and eat better than ever before. The Economy Gastronomy system shows every household in Britain how to save time and money and still create amazing, flavour-packed meals on a budget.

Jenni believes that only the finest and most expensive ingredients should go into her meals. She spends a fortune on luxuries like smoked salmon and crab meat. She will only use the most expensive cuts from the dearest butchers and can shop up to four times a day in different places for the right ingredients. Can the chefs win her over with their tailor-made recipes, a one-stop shop and a waste not want not approach?

How will Jenni and son Jourdan enjoy dishes like slow-roasted shoulder of lamb, spicy quesadillas, seared squid with chorizo and an Allegra dessert special - sad fruit made happy?


Allegra McEvedy
Paul Merrett
Paul Tasker
Helen Veale


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