December 22, 2017 | Cooking & Kitchen |
Before Christmas dinner comes the canapés and with so many different recipes to choose from we found some festive recipes that look great and hopefully taste good too. Don’t be caught short when making canapés, remember to set some aside for yourself, as once they are gone they really are gone!
December 14, 2017 | Cooking & Kitchen |
Whether you have a lot of guests over or just a small gathering, it’s safe to say the kitchen is the focal point of a home at Christmas. After all it’s where the main meal is prepared! To make things run smoothly it’s a good idea to have a tidy up of the kitchen before Christmas, especially if lack of space is an issue. Take a look at these tips to get your kitchen prepared. It’s all hands on deck!
October 26, 2017 | Cooking & Kitchen |
As the clocks go back this weekend and the days start to get darker earlier, autumn is in full swing. Here are some autumnal recipes to try to keep those energy levels going!
January 6, 2017 | Cooking & Kitchen  |  Personal Care |
Are you trying to turn over a new leaf this time of year by looking after your body better? Fitting in the time to prepare healthy meals from scratch can be hard, but it’s the best way to get the most nutrients into your body.
December 2, 2016 | Cooking & Kitchen |
Your oven is the star of your kitchen on Christmas day. Without it there would be no turkey, no roast potatoes and no pigs in blankets. This situation doesn’t bear thinking about so it’s worth looking after your oven in the run up to the big day.
September 9, 2016 | Cooking & Kitchen |
Have you been inspired by the Great British Bake Off to get out the flour and bake up a storm in your kitchen? Baking perfect bread, scones, Victoria sponge and other classic English delights requires baking at precise and even temperatures so you need a reliable oven to do so.
July 8, 2016 | Cooking & Kitchen |
If your oven has broken down you may find dinners a challenge whilst you wait for a tradesperson or a replacement part for your appliance to arrive. You may think you’re limited to fast food and other unhealthy options. However if you have a microwave, slow cooker or even dishwasher you can still cook healthy nutritious meals from scratch, without the aid of your oven.
April 29, 2016 | Cooking & Kitchen |
The tinkle of ice cream vans, jugs of Pimms, strawberries and cream and day trips to the seaside, what do they have in common? They are all iconic experiences of the British summertime and there’s arguably nothing more iconic than a good old fashioned barbecue. In May we have not one but two bank holiday weekends and even if they don’t provide sunshiny BBQ weather they are a great time to prepare your barbecue. That way you’ll be ready the first time the sun pokes its head around the clouds.
March 24, 2016 | Cooking & Kitchen |
You may well be expecting to feed more people than usual this weekend if you’ve got friends or relatives coming over for Easter. Cooking for a full house is a lot more challenging than rustling up your day to day dinners and it’s even more of a challenge if your oven isn’t working efficiently. So here are some simple steps to take to make cooking for your guests easier.
January 15, 2016 | Cooking & Kitchen |
What’s your go to dish when it comes to cooking a hearty family meal? Whether it’s a Thai green curry, a casserole or a vegetable soup with homemade bread, how much better would it be if you could take the hassle out of cooking?
With a slow cooker you can, and as their popularity continues to increase, we’ve taken a look at the benefits they bring to the cooking process, how to make the most out of your slow cooker1 and two recipes we recommend you try.Read more