Baked Tortilla with McCain

McCain Oven Chips

Isaac is a super fussy eater and would live on Chicken Nuggets and Chips given half the chance, but I have recently noticed a change in him. He has started a cookery club at school and has made things like fish cakes, curry and mini pizza’s and he is has brought these home and actually eaten and enjoyed them! My teens have all been taught to cook as I think it is an important life skill and now I have… Continue Reading “Baked Tortilla with McCain”

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”

Mix up the Perfect Champagne Punch for the Holidays

Champagne Cocktail

You have created a beautiful backdrop for holiday entertaining, complete with a dazzling menu and a festive playlist. Why not add to the cheer with the perfect champagne punch? For a playful presentation, serve yours in mason jars complete with decorative lids. Or, let guests determine how much is just right for them with a more traditional punch bowl. Here are a few punch recipe ideas to get your creative juices flowing as the countdown to your gathering is on:… Continue Reading “Mix up the Perfect Champagne Punch for the Holidays”

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”