How To Hard Boil An Egg

For the final day of British Egg Week (5th-11th October 2009) I thought I would share how to hard boil an egg. Put the eggs (still in their shells) into boiling water and boil for 10 minutes. Try not to over cook for more than 10 minutes as the eggs may be discoloured. Put the eggs … Read more

How To Boil An Egg

This week (5th-11th October 2009) is British Egg Week so I thought in light of a recent survey that found that a 17%  struggle to boil an egg. Boiled Eggs – Eggs can be soft or hard boiled. Soft Boiled Eggs can be cooked in a number of ways. You can plunge the eggs (still … Read more

British Egg Week

I have just learnt that British Egg Week starts today! New research commissioned for British Egg Week (5-11 October 2009) shows that people spend on average just eight minutes having breakfast today  which is half the time they spent 20 years ago (15 minutes). Although eggs are a favourite for most people, the nation struggles … Read more

RSPCA BBQ Source Campaign

This Summer the RSPCA launched the BBQ Source campaign, which focused on making people aware of issues surrounding animal welfare, especially when shopping for meat for the barbecue. The campaign offers help and advice to welfare-conscious consumers who don’t want to forget the ‘source’ of their meat when cooking on the BBQ. As part of … Read more

What To Do With Beetroot

If you have a glut of beetroot and don’t know what to do with it then here are a few suggestions: Boiled beetroot. Roast beetroot. Pickled Beetroot. Jellied Beetroot. Grated raw beetroot in a salad. Make beetroot hummus. Beetroot soup. Caramelised beetroot. Beetroot juice. Beetroot chutney. Thinly sliced beetroot fried to make beetroot crisps. Let … Read more

Tips For Using An Ostrich Egg

Did you know that one ostrich egg is equivalent to about 32 hens eggs!  You can blow the contents of the egg out so you can decorate the shell, then whisk the eggy bit, put it into a 32 section ice tray,  freeze it  & take one section out at a time for your breakfast!!

Jamie Oliver Saves Our Bacon

I didn’t manage to catch Jamie Oliver’s Save Our Bacon programme last night but my husband said it was well presented and the whole process and argument was well put forward. We hope that this programme will help the sale of British pork products just like Jamie and Hugh’s programmes helped the chicken industry. I have just … Read more