Can a sunday roast be done in the slow cooker?

Can it really be done? A slow cooker Sunday Roast including meat, vegetables and potatoes in one pot to bubble away for a prolonged period of time (8+ hours). Well, in-fact you’d be very surprised because it is 100% do-able. Unfortunately you won’t be able to experience the crispiness of those gorgeous roast potatoes or … [Read more…]

Catering for a dinner party

When you think of a dinner party, you imagine guests seated round a beautifully decorated table, dressed in their finery, eating all manner of delicious treats. Well you might do. But what on earth do you do when it is your first dinner party? The first thing to do is know how many guests are … [Read more…]

a balanced diet – what does it really mean?

To put simply, a balance diet is a diet based on starchy foods such as potatoes, bread, rice and pasta; with plenty of fruit and vegetables; some protein-rich foods such as meat, fish and lentils; some milk and dairy foods; and not too much fat, salt or sugar, will give you all the nutrients you … [Read more…]

Buying Food From Local Farmers Market – Support Local Economies

You’re in the situation that you’re fed up with purchasing the same quality, same quantity and same process of shopping at the large supermarkets each week. This repetitive nature is faced by many in the UK, especially stay at home mum’s who have the busy lifestyle of running a house, looking after the little ones … [Read more…]