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Ep 1 | Storecupboard Staples

In Episode 1 of Thrifty Cooking in The Doctor’s Kitchen, Dr Rupy is joined by anti-poverty campaigner Jack Monroe to discuss top tips for saving money on your weekly shop.

Jack, is an award winning food writer and bestselling author, whose brand Cooking on a Bootstrap has garnered an enormous online following through her candid and honest approach to teaching people to cook and eat well on a low income.

This episode really focuses on the ethos behind the series, eating well for about £1 per portion, proving that although healthy eating on a budget is challenging, it isn’t impossible

We produced this six-part series for BBC Food. All six episodes are now available to watch on iPlayer. Also recipe edits are available on BBC Food’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter platforms: