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Must-do Ideas for Eating Out on a Budget and Top Three Foods for National Picnic Week

Must-do Ideas for Eating Out on a Budget

How many of us have paid a small fortune for a mediocre meal in a café or restaurant?

My tipping point came after paying £50 for an ordinary Saturday lunch in a local pub (and the girls only had garlic bread and juice!)

‘Never again’….I said…..’in future meals
out are for special occasions only’.

Rather than have to dash home to eat every time we want a day out, the plan is to eat well but spend less and here’s how……

My top 3 tips for eating out on a budget:

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Strawberry Trifle with Pimms

Strawberry Trifle with Pimms

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Calories 376 per portion
Fat 19g (10.5g sat) per portion Suitable for vegetarians


  • Trifle sponges 4, about 110g (4oz), broken into pieces
  • Strawberries 350g (12oz), sliced
  • Caster sugar 2 tbsp
  • Pimms 4 tbsp
  • Reduced fat custard 425g can
  • Double cream 200ml (7fl oz)
  • Low fat natural yogurt 150g (5oz)
  • Orange, grated rind of half
  • Lemon, grated rind of half
  • Halved strawberries and orange rind curls to decorate


  1. Arrange trifle sponges in a single layer in the base of a 1.2 litre (2 pint) glass dish. Place strawberries on top and then sprinkle with sugar. Spoon Pimms over the sponges.
  2. Spoon custard over fruit and spread into an even layer. Whip cream until it just forms soft swirls then fold in yogurt and fruit rinds. Spoon over custard and chill until required.
  3. Decorate with strawberries and citrus rind curls.

Read Strawberry Trifle with Pimms on the Dairy Diary website

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