8 fun activities to keep the kids busy at home

With schools across the country having been shut since March, the extended time off has certainly been a blessing for kids, but somewhat more stressful for parents attempting to juggle working from home with keeping the little ones busy. And now that we’re in the middle of what is pretty much an extended summer holiday,… Read more »


From bread to pasta – How to make common staple foods at home

With social distancing and lockdown making frequent trips to the supermarket a little less convenient than before, there’s perhaps never been a better time to improve your culinary skills by making those fridge favourites and cupboard essentials from scratch. The DIY approach can unlock all sorts of new and exciting ways to get creative in… Read more »


Timing your food: How long to cook ingredients and recipes

“All cooking is a matter of time. In general, the more time the better.” So said American educator and author John Erskine. If you’re an inexperienced cook or you’ve an especially hectic home life, then keeping an eye on the clock is key to getting dishes right.  It’s the difference between that perfect, lovingly made… Read more »


7 healthy recipes you can make with under 5 ingredients

Picture the scene: it’s a miserable Wednesday night, your fridge is bare and you’re having your usual internal debate between cooking something that’s either a. healthy, b. simple or c. tasty. Good news, you no longer have to choose! We’ve compiled a list of delicious, nutritious recipes that all have, wait for it, five ingredients… Read more »


Little Chefs: A Guide to Cooking Safely with Kids

Forget Playstations, iPads or Peppa Pig – we think the best way to keep kids happy is to let them loose in the kitchen. Cooking with kids may sound stressful, but it’s the perfect way to introduce them to the joy of food while educating them on different food groups and ingredients. So, if you’re… Read more »