Category Archives: cookery

Cooking for Slackers: Almond pancakes

Pancakes are lovely but are a terrible faff to make. Messy; lots of opportunities for mistakes – too thick, too thin, too burned. The obvious solution is for a Slacker to go to Sainsbury and buy them. But their pancakes … Continue reading

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Cooking for Slackers: Teutonic Sausage sandwich

Slackers love sausage sandwiches but are often disappointed by under//overcooked outcomes. This recipe guarantees satisfaction – at the very least. Suitably modified both vegans and veggies can enjoy this recipe. Ingredients Two Cumberland sausages1 (any sausage will do but it … Continue reading

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Cooking for Slackers: Mackerel a la bistro

Canned fish has a poor reputation. This will change your mind. Ingredients Can of mackerel in olive oil1 Two thick slices of Hovis bread One tomato Paprika2 Technique Drain oil into a bowl Soak one side of the slices of … Continue reading

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Cooking for Slackers: Mexican style jacket potatoes

Jacket potatoes are stupid simple! However, using an oven is expensive and long winded. This recipe cuts out the oven and produces a better outcome. It’s cheaper and faster than Just Eat. Ingredients One potato Four slices of Cheddar cheese1 … Continue reading

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Cooking for Slackers: Spanish style ‘Egg and chips’

Excellent chips are impossible to do without a deep pan. (Air Fryers1 and oven chips2  produce a pale imitation of the real thing.) This recipe is exciting with minimal effort and low, low cost achieved without special equipment. Ingredients Two … Continue reading

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Cooking for Slackers: Gourmet tomato soup

A true Slacker will pour a can of soup into a mug and drink: Cold. This recipe is for Slackers who hate crude reductionist diets like that. Ingredients: One can of Heinz tomato soup1 Two slices of thick sliced Hovis … Continue reading

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Cooking for Slackers: The Vegan Option

Working definition: A slacker is a person who will only cook if cornered by hunger. Slacker cooking: As few ingredients as possible. Minimal preparation. NB: Alcohol, cigarettes, and drugs don’t count as food. Recipe One: Baked beans on bread Ingredients: … Continue reading

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