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The 6 Best Christmas Markets in the UK

The 6 Best Christmas Markets in the UK

Christmas will soon be upon us in a few weeks. We hope you’re excited as we are!There’s no better way then looking around at the festive trinkets around the Christmas markets.  This appearance into the festive season has its origin in the German tradition....
154 Days To Go!

154 Days To Go!

It’s July 24th and although that means summer holidays for a lot of us, it also means there are only 5 months until Christmas Eve! So now’s the time to check with your customers if they need to add to their existing orders. Is there a new member of the...
Creamy Vanilla No-Churn Ice Cream

Creamy Vanilla No-Churn Ice Cream

Ever dread the call of the ice cream van coming round the corner… children nag until you give in… and if they’ve got friends round, it can cost a fortune… so why not make your own… this recipe is really quick and easy and you will have the ice...
Stuffed Picnic Loaf

Stuffed Picnic Loaf

The great outdoors beckons and hopefully we’ll be flocking to the beach or going for days out…why not get organised and pack a picnic…it’s much cheaper and more fun! The recipe below is really easy and quick and you prepare it the night before so on the...
Asda return for 2018

Asda return for 2018

Great news… Asda gift cards… back for 2018! Variety are pleased to announce that ASDA, after just one year’s absence, will be back amongst our great selection for our 2018 season. We will then have the top four Supermarkets in the UK to choose from; Tesco, Asda,...
Slow roasted garlic and lemon chicken

Slow roasted garlic and lemon chicken

This is one of those recipes you’ll make time and time again.  It’s really easy – you just put everything in the roasting dish and leave it to cook in the oven… and your home will smell lovely and lemony! Ingredients: 1 chicken (approx. 2.25kg / 4½lbs) cut...
Chicken, bacon and leek pasta bake

Chicken, bacon and leek pasta bake

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 100 g pack bacon lardons 450 g (1lb) boneless and skinless chicken thighs, chopped 3 medium leeks, chopped 300 g (11oz) macaroni pasta 350 g tub ready-made cheese sauce 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons freshly chopped flat-leafed...
Hot Cross Bun And Butter Lemon Pudding

Hot Cross Bun And Butter Lemon Pudding

Ingredients Knob of butter, for greasing the dish 4 stale hot cross buns 200g lemon curd 2 large eggs 200ml double cream 200ml milk ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 4 tablespoons caster sugar zest of a small lemon cream or vanilla ice cream, to serve (optional) Method...
Blackberry Yogurt Pudding

Blackberry Yogurt Pudding

Try this delicious, quick and easy BLACKBERRY YOGURT PUDDING that the whole family will love! No mixers are required so it’s a great one to get the kids to help… why not try it for Mother’s Day? Ingredients: 150ml (¼ pint) Greek or natural yogurt 175g (6 oz)...
Banana Pancakes

Banana Pancakes

Great for breakfast, a tea time treat or dessert… these pancakes are so easy you’ll be making them again and again! Ingredients: 1 large banana (it’s a good way to use up ripe bananas) 2 medium eggs, beaten pinch of baking powder splash of vanilla extract 1...
Start saving now for a great Christmas 2017

Start saving now for a great Christmas 2017

We might have just taken our decorations down, but now’s the time to start saving for Christmas 2017. By saving small regular weekly or monthly amounts, you’ll have the maximum saved and ready to spend on gifts and food in November and December. It’s...