Feed Your Family The Cookbook

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HERBS AND SPICES

HERBS AND SPICES A helpful guide to herbs and spices and what they are most commonly used for:- ALL SPICE  – Similar to cloves, but more pungent and deeply flavoured. Best used in spice mixes. BAY LEAF –  Adds a woodsy background note to soups and sauces. BASIL – Highly aromatic with a robust liquorice… Read More

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Egg substitutions

We are often asked about suitable substitutions for eggs in baking either from people who have allergies or for the growing amount of people who are following plant based diets. We produced this handy chart to help!

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Build your own soup – a beginners guide

I love a good bowl of soup! Not only is soup cheap to make and sooooo adaptable it is also very healthy and a great way to get veg into fussy kids. When Kyle was younger he was quite fussy with veg so rather than have a fight every night at dinner time we had… Read More

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Oven to slow cooker times

Most dishes you can cook in the oven can easily be done in the slow cooker and vice versa! Here is a conversion chart to help.  

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Fresh to dried herb conversion chart

When looking through recipes (especially those by famous chefs) they ask for lots of fresh herbs that you probably won’t have access to. My mantra is that garlic is garlic it doesn’t matter if it’s fresh, frozen, minced or dried unless you’re in the market for a michelin star lol! So here is another of… Read More

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Measurement and conversion charts

Often we come across recipes that look good and then when you have a closer look you realise it’s in cup measurements and you don’t know where to start with converting them. We get a lot of requests for help with this sort of thing so I have had a few charts made up that… Read More

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Cuts of meat

Often you will come across a cut of meat that you haven’t heard of before and therefore aren’t sure what you could use it for or how to cook it. There are many cuts of meat that aren’t as popular and therefore are a lot cheaper than the more commonly used cuts. With these handy… Read More

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Do you know what fresh foods can be frozen?

There are lots of foods that you can put straight in the freezer instead of the fridge. This includes meat and poultry, ready prepared meals, fresh pasta, bread – and did you know you can even freeze butter and cheese? Here’s some examples: Milk: All milk can be stored in the freezer and defrosted before… Read More

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Quarantine check list

QUARANTINE CHECK LIST   With the threat of coronavirus and possible isolation / quarantine procedures hanging over us. As well as the threat of borders being closed and shops running out of certain foods then I thought now is a good time to check your cupboards / freezer to make sure you are prepared. Now… Read More

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