Do you find food shopping a frustration or a pleasure? Why do most of us find it a chore? Could anything be done to make it more enjoyable? I share your frustrations and make a few suggestions to improve the food shopping experience.Continue reading “13 Food Shopping Frustrations – In-Store & Online”
Whether you loved or loathed school dinners, here are 5 school pudding recipes that will evoke fond memories. They are easy to make and taste delicious. What’s more, the ingredients are more than likely sitting in your kitchen now. So what’s stopping you?Continue reading “Take a Trip Down Memory Lane for 5 School Pudding Recipes”
Do you want to help the homeless this winter? It’s easier than you thought. Read on for three campaigns for caterers that would welcome your involvement.Continue reading “3 Campaigns For Caterers To Help The Homeless This Winter”
Is there a charity that would like the support of our food blog? We are looking to assist a charity that is related to food – this could be hunger, poverty, homelessness, food sustainability, etc. The charity we decide to support must spend a large proportion of their yearly income on charitable activities.
Can we help your charity?Continue reading “Which Charity Should Our Food Blog Support?”
The food choices we make are not always good for us or our planet. Why do we sometimes make bad choices? Why don’t we just eat food that is good for us? Should we all become vegans? What makes us choose the food we eat?Continue reading “Food Choices – Why Do We Eat What We Eat?”
Tips for students starting university. How to plan, shop and cook healthy meals while juggling coursework, money and socialising.Continue reading “Students – How to eat Healthily at University”
We’re thrilled to announce that following an EHO inspection of our kitchen at home, we were awarded 5 stars.
Whether it’s a large restaurant or a small cupcake business run from home, an EHO inspection needs to be made. The same rules apply. Potential risks to customers are the same. Environmental health officers will want to see the same standard of food safety management in large and small establishments.
So how did we prepare for this?Continue reading “EHO Inspection Of Our Kitchen – How We Prepared”
Should you be stockpiling for Brexit? Domino’s Pizza are stockpiling ingredients to prepare for a no-deal Brexit. Unilever is stockpiling magnums, amongst other items. Majestic said it would import an extra £8 million of wine. Airline meals are being stockpiled. Pets at Home are stockpiling pet food. Research suggests that one in five people in the UK have started stockpiling goods in preparation for a possible no-deal Brexit. Households have already spent £4 billion – that’s approximately £380 each household. Facebook has groups prepping for Brexit whilst Twitter has numerous hashtags relating to Brexit, including #what’s in your stockpile.
So why might you want to consider stockpiling for Brexit?Continue reading “Stockpiling In Preparation For A No-Deal Brexit”
Air Fryers are a relatively new kitchen appliance. My trusted deep fat fryer sadly ‘died’ last month – I’ve had it for years – and now I want to purchase an air fryer to replace it. From what I’ve read they create the delicious flavour and texture of a deep fried meal but with approximately 75% less fat. A win win situation!! But which air fryer do I buy? I need one to suit the needs of my family and also my needs as a caterer.Continue reading “Air Fryer – Which One Do I Buy?”
Dog treats are purchased by dog owners to give as rewards or treats. We love our dogs and want what’s best for them. But are shop bought treats best for them? How easy are they to make yourself?Continue reading “Dog Treats – Why You Should Make Your Own”