The secret to affordable meals providing relief amid soaring energy prices


Despite the Federal Government’s intervention in the energy market, customers will see their electricity prices soar by as much as 25% depending on their region. With breaking news of impending gas shortages due this winter, Australians are in desperate need of alternatives to using gas for heating and cooking.

Surprisingly air fryers have become a beacon of affordability to Aussies, as they use significantly less power than conventional ovens. While pressure cookers are inexpensive and allow families to use cheaper ingredients, meals can be ready within 20 minutes – music to the ears of many time-poor families.

The Wire’s Aryana Mohmood spoke to Emma White, Food Technologist and Founder of the Why Meat Co. about how appliances can help beat the cost of living and provide simple money-saving meals that Aussies can make at home.

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