After watching the penny pinching programme, many fans are wondering about the chef and what the recipes are from How to Save a Grand in 24 Hours.

How to Save a Grand in 24 Hours is a series on Channel 4 hosted by Anna Richardson. The series shows how people can save money in all aspects of their lives. During the series, Anna brings in experts to help people with a financial makeover.

One of the latest episodes showed new recipes which helped people pinch their pennies. Now everyone wants to see what food they can make from the series.

So, what are some recipes from How to Save a Grand in 24 Hours?

Who is the chef in the series?

The chef shown in the series is Gary Usher. Who helps families to reign in their excessive food shops and make wallet-friendly recipes at home. Usher is known for being a chef and having his own restaurants across the UK in Chorlton, Heswall and Liverpool.

Following financial difficulties his restaurant faces after the pandemic, he has set up crowdfunding so that he can open his restaurant, Kala. The goal for crowdfunding was £100k in 100 hours. His page managed to reach £114,271 with 1,308 backers. Now fans are expecting to see the restaurant in early June 2021.

Recipes from How to Save a Grand in 24 Hours

  • The recipes from the series are all made by their in house cooking expert, Gary Usher. They are a mixture of his own concoctions as well as recipes inspired by cookbooks.

Many of the recipes can be found again online for those that missed it on the show, on sites such as The Talent Zone.

These are Gary’s tips on how to shop and not overspend, which are shown on Metro:

  • Write a shopping list.
  • Limit trips to the supermarket to just once a week.
  • Buy food in bulk.
  • Shop at wholesalers.

They go on to say “Shopping in wholesalers, rather than a supermarket, could save you up to 25%”.

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How to watch How to Save a Grand in 24 Hour on Channel 4

The series Episodes are available to watch on Channel 4’s website to those that sign up, it is a free to use service. Episodes are available to watch on their for a month from when they air.

Channel 4 also has a catch-up site titled ‘All 4‘, a free to use service for those that have registered an account. Programmes are available on there for up to 30-days after they broadcast and will be removed after this time.

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