Quick & Easy Fish In the Oven

Apr
27
Author: Kerri
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If anything is worth being called a superfood, it surely has to be fish. Variously known as ‘brain food’, ‘the perfect protein’ and able to provide us with a vast number of health benefits, fish is also super tasty! Here are 3 dishes that couldn’t be easier and quicker to prepare. What’s not to like? Grilled Mackerel (serves 4) Ingredients: 8 fresh mackerel fillets 75g…
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5 New Year’s Food Resolutions

Dec
22
Author: PriceK
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As 2016 approaches, it’s traditional to reflect on the year gone past and set your intentions for the New Year. But instead of making ambitious plans that are more than likely to have failed by the end of January, how about being really specific about the changes you want to achieve? If your heart is in the kitchen, why not keep it there? We’ve come…
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Racks for your Spices – A Kitchen Essential

Nov
04
Author: PriceK
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Everyone has their salt and their pepper in the cupboard, ready to add a bit of flavouring to soups, sauces and cooked meats, but do you happen to have any other spices to hand? Do you know how much difference the right spice can make to a nicely prepared meal? Will it even make a difference as to how you value your spices? Well it…
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Essential Tools in Any Kitchen

Dec
18
Author: PriceK
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Whether you are a budding chef or a bit of a clutz in the kitchen, there are a set number of essential kitchen tools and accessories that every kitchen needs. Even if you don’t have the slightest bit of interest in cooking it is important to keep certain kitchen appliances and accessories to hand, just in case you are entertaining guests who love to cook,…
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De-scaling Your Kettle

Dec
05
Author: PriceK
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Whether you’re a fan of tea, coffee or gravy with your spuds or prefer a hot water bottle on a cold night, a kettle is one of our most used appliances in many kitchens. Most kettles get daily use, even if it just to help boil the pasta you are making for supper, but how often do we actually clean our kettles? If you've never…
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Keeping Children Safe While Cooking – Part 2

Oct
21
Author: PriceK
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Part 2 of our ‘cooking with kids’ safety guide will cover choosing the right sort of meals to bake and cook with your kids. It is important to choose a meal that is easy to follow and doesn’t have too many steps as children, particularly young children can get bored and distracted easily. If they get bored then they can often become easily agitated and…
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Keeping Children Safe While Cooking – Part 1

Oct
07
Author: PriceK
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When it comes to cooking with children it can be an incredibly rewarding idea. However it is important to keep tabs on where the kids are going lest they accidentally get into something they shouldn’t. Safety is of utmost importance when you’re cooking with children so by taking precautions you can avoid future upsets. Sharp objects out of reach This goes without saying, however when…
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The benefits of a Neff Hide & Slide oven

Sep
18
Author: PriceK
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If you have a small kitchen and every inch of space counts, perhaps consider getting a Neff Slide & Hide oven. With an innovative, unique design ideal for prospective chefs of all skill levels, the Slide & Hide oven is easy to use and clean. The Slide & Hide is ideal for those with galley-style layout kitchens as it provide a great space saving solution…
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Avoid These Renovation Mistakes

Sep
04
Author: PriceK
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There are a lot of pitfalls you can fall into when renovating any room in your house and the kitchen is certainly no exception. Whether you are simply planning on rearranging or repainting your kitchen, or your project is on a larger scale such as remodelling and redesigning the entire kitchen to create a beautiful kitchen design, fridge and all, it is important to do…
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Sauté in Style

Aug
26
Author: PriceK
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Sautéing can seem like a daunting thing, but it literally means to cook food quickly over a high heat, using minimal fat. It originates from the French meaning ‘to jump’ which is ‘sauter’ and can also refer to tossing the food in the pan. Sautéing is an excellent way to preserve and bring out the flavours in dishes that might otherwise seem bland with overcooking.…
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