Giveaway: Shane the Chef: Let’s Get Cooking recipe book for kids

Shane the Chef Cookbook

Sizzling saucepans! Fans of smash hit animated series Shane the Chef can get busy in the kitchen with his first ever cookbook,  Shane the Chef: Let’s Get Cooking, from Candy Jar Books. Twenty of Shane’s simple, nutritious and most of all delicious recipes are featured in the book, from quick and easy basics to tasty meals and desserts. All of the healthy recipes featured are approved by the British Dietetic Association and there are also suggested ingredient swaps for fussy eaters.… Continue Reading “Giveaway: Shane the Chef: Let’s Get Cooking recipe book for kids”

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”