Economy Gastronomy

Episode Guide

Series 1 Episode Guide

The England's

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.

The Colton's

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...

The Caddy's

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.

The Cambridge Boys

Series 1 · Episode 4

Five of the country’s brightest scientists and future engineers turn out to be shambolic shoppers and cooks.

The Russell's

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.

The Melrose-Raes

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.