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It Starts with Asda
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It Starts with Asda

If I told you it takes about 5 minutes to prepare (from scratch) the best pesto you’ll ever have, would you believe me?  I too was skeptical, until I was put to the test.  And what if I told you that recipes like mango salsa, creamy hollandaise and guacamole were just as simplistic but tasted…

Meals Made Freezy
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Meals Made Freezy

Who knew that frozen chopped onions were a thing?!  Mind blown.  Officially.  And then there’s the chilli’s, chopped garlic, ginger, herbs, mushrooms, squash etc. As a busy parent constantly juggling between work and family, I’m all for learning about saving time in the kitchen whilst reducing wastage.  Thanks to Asda, I had the chance to…

Hummingbird Spinach & Cheese Muffins
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Hummingbird Spinach & Cheese Muffins

And now for our second recipe from the new Hummingbird Cookbook – something savoury… tried and tested at home (beyond delicious)!!  These muffins can be made using different types of hard cheese. The batter is quite thick and is easier portioned into the cases using an ice cream scoop. Ingredients: – 30g unsalted butter –…

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Delicious Baby Weaning Recipes

Piccolo Foods is one of the latest baby pouch trends hitting the supermarkets.  All their food is 100% organic and uses all natural ingredients.  Alice Fotheringham, Piccolo’s infant nutrition specialist and recipe developer, has shared some wonderful baby weaning recipes with us. Sweet potato, Beetroot, Apple & PearThe smooth creamy base of sweet potato combines…

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Top 5 Weaning Tips

Piccolo Foods is a new brand of organic baby food, with a range of fruit and vegetable stage one purees and stage two textured blends, made with 100% natural ingredients.  They are being stocked in a range of supermarkets across London.  They have a huge variety of flavours and their pouches go down so well…

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Easter: The Original Moveable Feast

Eatyourwords.co.uk are back!  After their last article looking into the original meaning of Mothering Sunday, this time Nicer Kate explores the traditions now associated with Easter. So, a question: What do we, in Britain, most associate with Easter? In this multi-cultural, multi-faith country, how much of the way we celebrate Easter still has anything to…

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“Shall I be Mother?”

Kayte and Nicer Kate from Eat Your Words are on a mission to explore the relationship between English language and British food and culture. In the first in their series of articles on English Idiom in Family Life for us, they explore the origins of Mother’s Day.  “Shall I be Mother?” means, in essence, “Shall…