Food hygiene

packed lunches

Lunch box ideas

Lunch box ideas are so much easier to come up with during the school holidays. A cheese sandwich can be made more exciting by eating it in the garden or the park, while access to the cooker at home opens up a wide range of hot meal options. However, when faced with coming up with

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How to teach kids to cook and not get stressed

How to cook with kids and not get stressed

The idea of cooking with your children and the reality can be two very different things. Learning how to cook with kids and not get stressed adds a new dimension in the kitchen! In your mind you’re wearing cheerful aprons, showing your little one the joys of baking and decorating beautiful little cupcakes together. When

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Teach your children basic cooking skills

Teach your children basic cooking skills

How to cook is one of the best life-skills we can pass onto our kids. As they grow into adults it will help them understand the importance of nutrition, and gives them the tools to make healthy diet choices. It’s never too early to teach your children basic cooking skills – ease them in gently

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Cheeky chicken satay

Cheeky chicken satay

Cheeky chicken satay A quick and easy meal to prepare with your child’s help. Ingredients Small piece ginger 2 garlic cloves Zest and juice 1 lime 1 tsp clear honey 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp mild curry powder 3 tbsp smooth peanut butter 500g pack skinless chicken breast fillets 165ml can coconut milk 1

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Food poisoning warning

Preventing food poisoning

850,000 people have reported cases of food poisoning every year, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA). Food poisoning is unpleasant for anybody, it can cause serious illness even death. Many people assume food poisoning comes from Cafes and Food Outlets, but according to the FSA can still get food poisoning from food prepared at

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Store food clean and safely

Store food safely

To reduce the risk of food poisoning always store food properly. To stop bacteria growing some foods need to be kept in the fridge. These will be cooked foods, ready to eat foods, cooked meats and desserts – these will all include a use by date. To stop bacteria growing in your fridge follow this

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