How mothers rely on just nine recipes to feed their families

Daily Mail (UK) 16th November 2009

The average mother relies on just nine different meals to feed her family, a study has found. Researchers found that hectic lifestyles, fussy children and partners who work long hours mean mothers are stuck in a rut when it comes to experimenting in the kitchen. Nine in ten mothers polled admitted cooking the same meals over and over again while one in four make the same meals on the same day of the week.

The most common meal among the nation’s mothers was spaghetti Bolognese followed by roast dinners, a shepherd’s or cottage pie and a pasta dish.And nine most relied-upon meals are….
1. Spaghetti Bolognese
2. Roast dinner
3. Shepherds Pie/Cottage Pie
4. Pasta dish
5. Meat and two veg
6. Pizza
7. Casserole/stew
8. Sausages and chips/mash
9. Indian/Curry