Series 1 · Episode 1
Top chefs Allegra McEvedy and Paul Merrett have devised Economy Gastronomy. A system that will show us how to slash our food bills and eat better than we’ve ever done before.
Series 1 · Episode 2
Simon and Isobel Colton are hard-working parents with three kids 10, 8 and 7. Simon’s business is feeling the pinch and he’s not only had to make 17 people redundant, he’s selling the car and the family are downsizing...
Series 1 · Episode 3
James and Claire Caddy have five children: 14, 12, 10, 9 and 7. Their weekly food bill is a whopping £410 a week. Their eldest daughter is a pescatarian and their shopping is so chaotic it’s not unusual to find six jars of the same mustard in the fridge all open at the same time.
Series 1 · Episode 4
Five of the country’s brightest scientists and future engineers turn out to be shambolic shoppers and cooks.
Series 1 · Episode 5
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.
Series 1 · Episode 6
Douglas is a primary school head teacher in East London and Jonathan is a fundraiser for the NSPCC. They have a baby daughter, Ellen aged 3. With their conflicting schedules, it’s a struggle to cook food that all three of them want to eat at the same time.