Pub food prices are up, so when the chips are down treat yourself to pub grub at home
According to recent research, pub food prices are up by 11% over the last year.
We found this news rather upsetting, especially given that the whole point of pub grub is that it's simple, honest and, we thought, affordable.
But as someone once said, when god gives you potatoes, make some delicious buttery mash.
So, here are 11 delicious pub-inspired recipes to make at home instead.
These quick and easy puff pastry chicken pies take a mere 30 minutes to get on the table. That's you, winning lunch with ready-made pastry. See recipe.
It's a great British dish that often comes at a premium nowadays. Bring it back to earth with this super simple recipe. See recipe.
Have a play with the ingredients of this recipe and chuck in your favourite veg. It's a can't-go-wrong dish (just make sure you turn the oven on).
Anyone can make mash, but can anyone make garlic and parmesan mash? Actually, yes, they can. See recipe.
Stop staring, it's embarrassing. See recipe.
We're spicing it up with chilli, fennel and star anise. For those who like a bit of fancy shmancy. See recipe.
Behold, the beloved British banger and its best friend, creamy mash. See recipe.
Pubs are all over pork belly right now, and quite right too – sumptuous, meltingly tender flesh and crispy crackling is a winner every time. See recipe.
When nothing else will do, a show-stopping burger makes everything seem right with the world. See recipe.
And then there was soul-warming, heart-melting, tummy-filling roast chicken. See recipe.