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Understanding gluten free

  More people are becoming aware of their dietary needs and are learning to be conscious of what they consume. Gluten and wheat free choices haven't always been as widely available as perhaps they could be. But now, with careful preparation from your trusted baker, Warbutons, your meal time favourites can now be catered for hassle free! You don't have to miss out on variety whilst taking care of your body's ...

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Three simple and tasty festive recipes

With your hectic schedule putting you in a spin this month, Del Monte® have the perfect store cupboard saviour to take away some of those last minute kitchen conundrums. Their delicious and versatile Peach Slices have been tried, tested and twisted into some of our best loved recipes. Here are our top three picks to impress your guests with this festive party season…   Del Monte® Peach And Stilton Star ...

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Britain’s 5 greenest supermarkets

More than ever before, consumers are saying no to companies that are harmful to society or to the environment. But when it comes to being eco-friendly, which British supermarket is the best? Our nation’s supermarkets don’t always have the most fantastic reputation when it comes to looking out for the environment, but here’s a fact that might surprise you: Marks & Spencer is building the UK’s largest sol ...

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A healthy festive feast

The Christmas season is upon us and, for many of us, Christmas dinner is a large and lavish affair. It is often one time of the year that healthy eating habits and diets are put on hold. Although the annual festive feast has a bit of a reputation for being a lard-fest, some of the foods on the menu are surprisingly healthy. A few alterations may increase the nutritional value of this special meal and also r ...

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Creative halloween recipes for the family

Halloween is less than a week away, whether your'e planning on ditching trick or treating and instead keeping your little ones off the dark streets this year. Or if you want some inspiration for meal times during the build up to the day, you will need some fun and creative culinary ideas to keep your children entertained. Below are a combination of savory and sweet recipes that will keep your family healthy ...

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How to make old speckled hen fudge.

The perfect present for those who want to give something extra special to those who have everything, or those who want to treat themselves, this mouth-watering Old Speckled Hen Fudge is sure to tantalise those taste buds. Indulgent, creamy and melt-in-the-mouth, it’s sure to become a firm favourite through the festive season and beyond. Preparation Time: 30 minutes Cooling Time: 6 hours Ingredients: 420g de ...

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How to make a rich and dark old speckled hen chocolate cake

With the cold weather well on its way and the season of the ‘big night in’ fast approaching, what better way to beat the chill than with a selection of indulgent recipes from the great British ale brand, Old Speckled Hen. We’re kicking off this delectable series with the Old Speckled Hen Rich & Dark Chocolate Cake, perfect for celebrating National Chocolate Week. A real treat, this grown up chocolate ca ...

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Eating with the seasons

As such a wide variety of fresh foods are available all year round in our supermarkets, eating fruit and vegetables that are in season is a concept that many people, particularly children, are no longer familiar with. Some out of season fruits and vegetables have to be flown thousands of miles to reach our supermarkets and have often been picked whilst still immature, to ensure there is no spoiling before t ...

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Avoid unhealthy choices at mealtime and fuel your kids with healthy food

The summer holidays are not always a nice relaxing break for the parents. It can be hard to keep up with kids, keep them from becoming bored during the school break. But this can mean there isn’t much time for you. After a long day of activities the last thing you’d want to do is cook dinner. The easiest and most convenient choices: takeaway or microwave meals are not always the healthiest choices. They can ...

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Keep the cooking homemade and hassle-free this Summer!

Summer holidays are here and the weather has thankfully reflected the holiday mood! The sun is out - the days and nights are perfect for being outdoors so let’s take full advantage. Hosting a BBQ or garden party is a great way to enjoy the sunshine and catch up with friends and family. If you’re thinking of hosting a get-together this summer why not make it one to remember with food made by yourself instead ...

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