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  • Win a Fondue Set

    Win a Fondue Set
    Many thanks to all who entered our Fondue recipe competition - the winner & 2 runners up have been notified by email on 4th December.  Win a fondue set in our fondue recipe competition. A fondue is such a fun and sociable way to eat an...
  • Apple Cake with Mint

    Apple Cake with Mint
    Baking: Serves 4 as a dessert INGREDIENTS  120g sugar approx. 1kg apples, slightly tart 200g ready rolled puff pastry 8 mint leaves METHOD Grease a 28cm round flame proof pan. Peel and core the apples and cut into 1.5cm thick slices. Roll o...
  • Curried parsnip and pear soup

    Curried parsnip and pear soup
    Serves 6 as a starter Cook in a few minutes in a pressure cooker, or simmer on the hob in a saucepan or casserole. Ingredients  1 medium onion, chopped 2 rashers lean bacon, chopped 375g parsnips, chopped 2 firm pears, chopped 1 celery s...
  • Berry Jam

    Berry Jam
    This jam is packed with summer fruitfulness! Use any combination of summer berries. INGREDIENTS 800g soft fruit such as strawberries / blackberries / raspberries / blueberries (can be mixed) 2150ml water 500g jam sugar or caster sugar...
  • Avocado - A Superfood

    Avocado - A Superfood
    The avocado is regarded a superfood and has grown enormously in popularity over recent years. In 2016 and 2017 the avocado saw the highest increase in sales in the UK of any fresh fruit or vegetable. This delicious fruit is quick and easy ...
  • Stay Clean Scrubbers and Brushes

    Stay Clean Scrubbers and Brushes
    The Stay Clean Scrubbers and Brushes are proving popular for cleaning around the home. These highly effective BPA free, 100% silicone sponges, scourers and brushes are flexible and designed to clean awkward corners and delicate items around th...
  • Quick Potato Salad

    Quick Potato Salad
    Serves: 4 Either cook the potatoes in a saucepan on the hob, or, for an even quicker recipe, cook the potatoes in your pressure cooker. Ingredients 600 g early potatoes brush well under running water. Halve or cut into thickish slices depending on size. 1 bunch radish - trim, wash and cut i...
  • Advantages of Serrated Knives

    Advantages of Serrated Knives
    There are some real advantages to using serrated knives over straight edged blades, this is because certain foods are much easier to cut or slice with a serrated blade.  Serrated knives are especially useful when making sandwiches – use a ...
  • Asparagus Au Gratin

    Asparagus Au Gratin
    Serves 4 Ingredients  1kg Asparagus  Salt to taste 3 slices of bread 75g Parmigiano cheese or Sbrinz AOC cheese - grated 75g butter Method To prepare asparagus, wash, then hold each stem and bend until the lower section snaps away - discard these pieces. Place the asparagus spe...
  • Barbecue Hints and Tips

    Barbecue Hints and Tips
    We’ve pulled together some barbecue hints and tips to help you enjoy a hassle free barbecue. Here, in the UK, we have to make the most of the occasional opportunity to cook outside, so it’s a good idea to be ready for that impromptu barbecue. First things fi...