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8 tasty BBQ recipes

With the long weekend ahead of us and the sunny weather trying to come out, we have selected the tastiest BBQ recipes for you to try out… ...

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Asparagus as you’ve never seen it before

Asparagus season has arrived. As our British weather is so uncertain and it is a naturally grown crop the official harvest date is not set in stone. But with our unusually warm climate this year we are set for a particularly delicious bundle.  ...

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What’s all the fuss about fibre?

Did you know that 40% of the population regularly suffers from bloating? Irregular digestive transit can cause great discomfort, but there are simple ways you can take control of your tummy troubles. Fibre helps your body absorb all of the nutrients and energy you need from your food, whilst getting rid of everything you don’t. You could finally say goodbye to those sluggish afternoon slumps! How does it wo ...

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Delicious Del Monte® peach and coconut cheesecake recipe

Spring is finally here. The days are longer, the air is warmer and people are celebrating the fresh new season. Whether you're dusting off the BBQ and need a fruity al fresco pudding, or maybe you're sick of the site of Easter eggs and want a tasty alternative; this simple DEL MONTE® cheesecake will go down a treat! Ingredients: 1 packet coconut flavoured biscuits 100g melted butter 125ml lemon juice 250g c ...

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Spoil Mum with an easy Del Monte® pear and blackberry crumble

Say Happy Mother's Day with a tasty home cooked treat. This DEL MONTE® crumble is so quick and easy to make, mum will have no idea you whipped it up so quickly! 15 minutes preparation time - 35 minutes cooking Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tin DEL MONTE® Pear Halves, drained 150g blackberries 250g plain flour 125g unsalted butter 100g soft light brown Sugar 50g porridge oats How to make 1 - Preheat the oven to 180 ...

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Why apple cider vinegar is so applicious!

Not only do apples provide vitamin C to help our immune systems but are a rich source of phytochemicals with powerful antioxidant activity. Studies have linked the consumption of apples with a reduced risk of asthma, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and some cancers. As well as this, fermenting apples to produce apple cider vinegar may bring even more benefits. Vinegars are a source of polyphenols, which pr ...

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Treat your loved one to some tasty home made ice cream

Close your eyes while eating this and it’s like eating a creamy pint of Old Speckled Hen. Ideal served with dark berry fruits, a short-crust pie or even just on its own in a wafer cone. Preparation Time: 30 minutes Chilling and Freezing Time: 6 hours Serves: 6 (approx.) Ingredients: 300ml Old Speckled Hen 300ml double cream 125g unrefined caster sugar 6 egg yolks Method: Pour the Old Speckled Hen and cream ...

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Old Speckled Hen parsnip and chestnut soup

The perfect heart warming dish, serve small portions as a starter on Valentines day or in mugs after a brisk Sunday afternoon walk with the family. Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients: 100g unsalted butter 600g parsnips, peeled and chopped 1 small leek, trimmed and chopped 150ml Old Speckled Hen 200g cooked chestnuts (sold vacuum-packed) 5 litre vegetable stock 1 few ...

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