Easter Roast Lamb

Lamb

Lamb is one of my favourite meats but I have to admit that we don’t eat it as often as we would like as the younger kids are not fans and it is quite expensive, so we have it as a treat every now and again. The team at New Zealand Lamb invited us to try a new Easter recipe over the weekend and it was amazing. Ingredients A half shoulder or half leg of New Zealand lamb (thawed from frozen or chilled) 450g… Continue Reading “Easter Roast Lamb”

Our Christmas Food Tradition – Gingerbread Shapes

Gingerbread

There are hundreds of different foodie Christmas traditions all around the world.  For example, here in Britain, we enjoy Christmas pudding, mince pies and turkey on Christmas Day. However other countries have quite different traditions, for example, in Denmark rice pudding is the traditional Christmas dessert! As well as traditions by nationality traditions often differ by family too and like most families we have our own too. Christmas for us means baking and the kids favourite thing to make is… Continue Reading “Our Christmas Food Tradition – Gingerbread Shapes”

Pork and Apple Casserole

The Bramley is rightly recognised by professional chefs and home cooks alike as the best apple for cooking. Grown only in Britain, the Bramley’s unique qualities make it a versatile and much-loved ingredient. Bramley apples contain a higher acid content and lower sugar levels to produce a stronger, tangier tasting apple that retains its flavour when cooked. Texture is also important and Bramleys are again unique in producing a ‘melt in the mouth’ moist texture when cooked, while dessert apples can produce a chewy,… Continue Reading “Pork and Apple Casserole”

After School Super Heroes

Heinz beans

DC Comics are taking over some classic Heinz products; Baked Beanz, Tomato Ketchup, Spaghetti Hoops and Tomato Soup (look out for Superman flying onto your shelves very soon) and making them Super Hero worthy; ready to fuel your family’s next adventure. My kids love nothing more than dressing up and heading outside for their latest superhero adventure, but superheroes need fuel to make them strong, agile and ready for anything! We have always been fans of spaghetti hoops on toast tea… Continue Reading “After School Super Heroes”

Taking the Fårikål Challenge #TasteofNorway

Fårikål,

One of my top travel bucket list destinations to visit is Norway as I long to cruise along the spectacular Norwegian Fjords and see the Northern Lights. In fact my Mum has a cruise booked for November and I may be slightly envious. Inntravel who specialise in slow, self guided holidays which reveal the lesser-taken path of countries in Europe and beyond are currently promoting winter holidays to Norway and challenged me to cook the traditional Norwegian dish Fårikål. Fårikål (pronounced ‘forrycoal’)… Continue Reading “Taking the Fårikål Challenge #TasteofNorway”