Feed Your Family For £20...In A Hurry! The Cookbook

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What to eat to boost your Vitamin D intake through winter

Earlier this week, we learned of the interesting news that 80% of Covid patients didn’t have enough vitamin D. How to get more vitamin D through your diet Mushrooms Although the main source of vitamin D is sun exposure there are a few foods that contain some vitamin D, one of which is mushrooms. For vegans… Read More

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Cheap cuts: How to buy beef

You might think the butcher’s shop is pricey, but you’ll find a great variety of inexpensive cuts plus lots of advice. With names like flank, chuck and blade, the cheapest cuts of meat can sound severe and a little intimidating. However, butchers and professional chefs know the worth of these less popular cuts – they often… Read More

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TOP TIPS TO REDUCE FOOD WASTE

THERE’S nothing more annoying than going to use something from your fridge only to discover that it has already gone mouldy. However, there are ways that you can make your groceries for days and even weeks longer, and it won’t cost you a penny. We have compiled a list of easy kitchen hacks to prolong… Read More

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A guide to winter squash

With a dozen common varieties readily available, choosing a winter squash to prepare can be confusing for a lot of home cooks so here is a quick guide!  Winter squash are harvested late summer through autumn, then “cured” or “hardened off” in the open air to toughen their skin. This process ensures the squash will… Read More

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Can I cook this from frozen?

Can I Cook This From Frozen? Cooking food from frozen can save you both a lot of time and a lot of money, yet it is not always clear when this is safe, or appropriate, to do.Do you know which foods can be cooked straight from frozen? Use our cooking from frozen Q&A to find… Read More

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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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