Preparing for entertaining over Christmas

If you are hosting a Christmas party or are having all the family round for Christmas lunch now is the time to start doing the planning for these meals so that you have enough time to batch cook if necessary or get the freezers ready to hold all this extra food. A freezer that has been defrosted regularly will run more efficiently so run down and use up the normal food...

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Cooking Food Safely

It’s always best to practice good hand-washing before handling any food, as well washing hands after handling raw meat, after handling the bin, and after going to the toilet. failure to adhere to these basic hygiene practices will result in the spread of germs and harmful bacteria’s such as E. coli, Salmonella and Campylobacter, which can make a person ill with...

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Meat Free Spaghetti Bolognese

Have you ever thought about trying meat-free mince Spaghetti Bolognese? Well if you haven’t then it may be time to rustle up those ingredients and prepare to make something awesome! If you are a meat eating person and want something meaty then you can always add soy sauce to the mince when cooked to give it that extra taste, but don’t use too much and use a mix...

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