COOK Frozen Prepared Meals Delivered Direct to your Door Review

COOK Frozen Prepared Meals Delivered Direct to your Door Review: August 2020

In 1997 Ed started COOK as a frozen meal business in a small Farnham shop.  Luckily Dale, one of Eds clients, just happened to be a chef, so Ed persuaded him to quit his job and they joined forces.

Through many trials and tribulations COOK opened more shops and offered more home delivery options.  Fast forward to 2013 and COOK became one of the UK’s first certified B Corps that form part of a global commitment to do business right for people and the planet.

COOK are committed to making the world a better place by giving back to the community with the caring Hands programme, One Feeds Two, FoodCycle.  Also, reducing food waste and acting on climate change, as since October 2017 have been purchasing renewable electricity for their shops and kitchens resulting in their carbon footprint shrinking by a third!

Employees voted COOK one of the top 100 Sunday Times best companies to work for and they have been on the list ever since. COOK have been certified by the living wage foundation since July 2015.

After 20 Years Dale retired in 2017 and Ed now heads the business alongside his sister Rosie as co-CEOs together with their team are still as committed as ever to bring you the absolute best home cooked meals, so you can go from freezer to plate in no time.

No need to queue up at the supermarket, as with COOK you are still able to eat healthy and save time.  Dietary needs are also catered for as they offer a range of Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Vegan and No Dairy options

Pots for One, the sticky veg satay and sweet potato & aubergine Sri Lankan curry are super yummy and perfect if you fancy a light lunch or supper.

COOK agree that every chef needs a night off from time to time, so their range of chef prepared frozen meals, that are delivered direct to your door, made with love using quality ingredients enabling you to enjoy a nutritious home cooked meal in minutes without the kitchen prep.

Offering a whole range of cuisines such as Spanish, Mexican, Italian and Indian you are spoilt for choice.

On every COOK dish you will notice the name and signature of the chef that created your meal which I am sure you will agree is a nice personable touch.

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Shop Ethically and Enjoy Organic, Plastic Free Fruit & Veggies with Pikt Review

Shop Ethically and Enjoy Organic, Plastic Free Fruit & Veggies with Pikt Review: August 2020

Pikt are an amazing friendly family run business who offer 100% organic fruit and veggies.  Impressive and a great way to eat healthy and look after you and your family.

They are B-Corp meaning that Pikt are actively committed to social change taking care of our planet and people.

Equally as impressive is that Pikt are fully plastic free and all their packaging is completely compostable.

Even the delivery of the boxes have an environmental focus.  Your fabulous fruit and veggies will be delivered by carbon neutral DPD.

Pikt offer fully flexibility and a non-pressured approached, you are not committed to a subscription so you can order exactly when you want anywhere in the UK with a delivery turn around time of around 48 hours.

Want to take control, opt for a Homey Box also pictured, a perfect way to choose exactly what you want perfect for someone who lives alone or have specific needs.

Sweet potatoes, avocado, gem lettuce, plum tomatoes, peppers, lemons, green beans, courgettes and spring onions eat your heart out.

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Travel to Japan from the comfort of your own home Review

Travel to Japan from the comfort of your own home Review: July 2020

Japan an exciting place where ancient traditions are fused with modern ways of life to provide a unique eclectic vibrancy which is to be experienced.

Due to the current Covid-19 situation travelling to Japan may be of the cards for the time being, so in the interim why not enjoy a fabulous foodie travelling experience to Japan from the comfort of your own home with three amazing brands Clearspring, Yutaka and Sous Chef.

Sous Chef

The lovely team over at Sous chef they have a whole range of authentic and quality Japanese food and gifts for you to enjoy or gift to family, friends and loved ones.

Serve your Japanese tea in this lovely melamine red & black tea cup perfect for green tea varieties.

The melamine is lightweight and durable, making it ideal for both home and restaurant use and makes your Japanese tea feel more like an authentic experience.

The classic oblong bento box with five compartments, made from food safe polypropylene, is the perfect way to serve a Japanese meal.

The different compartments hold each element of the meal such as noodles, tofu, rice, vegetables, and a soya dipping sauce or get fabulous and fruity with fruit fondue a chocolate dipping sauce.

Clearspring

Clearspring are a family-owned business and for over 25 years they have been dedicated to providing customers with authentic Japanese foods and a selection of organic and Gluten Free products all with delivery direct to your door.

Clearspring products help sustainable agriculture by supporting organic farmers and artisan food producers.  By caring for the eco-system and enriching the soil, Clearspring work towards protecting the world for future generations to come.

All Clearspring products are Vegan, dairy and refined sugar free and a selection of their products gluten free too.

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Dinner Delivered Direct to your Home with Just Eat Review

Dinner Delivered Direct to your Home with Just Eat Review: June 2020

Since the start of the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic people have had to adjust their daily routines and with social distancing in place it can be a challenging and stressful time.

Make your nights in that little bit extra and scroll your way to a tasty takeaway with Just Eat.

Founded in Denmark in 2001, Just Eat evolved and now offer a global food delivery service, providing their customers with an easy and secure way to order and pay for food with their restaurant partners.

Together we win, as the ambitious Just Eat team’s innovative platform, offering over 100 different cuisines, provides customers choice and variety from some lovely local restaurants and branded chains.

Chicken wings delivered to your crib, just like Snoop Dogg no problem, dip in and get involved, as Just Eat deliver direct to your door with a contactless delivery system you are spoilt for choice.

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Gift a Fresh Fruity Ploughman Picnic with Prestige Hampers Review

Gift a Fresh Fruity Ploughman Picnic with Prestige Hampers Review: June 2020

Sunshine out it is that time of year to enjoy alfresco dining and enjoy a perfect picnic while soaking up the sun and fabulous fresh air. It’s National Picnic Week so why not indulge.

The Prestige hamper delivery service is the perfect place to source your ready done picnic, as they have a range of hampers, so they do all the hard work for you.

The Healthy Ploughman is the perfect way to enjoy time outdoors and send next day gifts to family and friends too.  Offering UK delivery and to ensure safety they have a contactless delivery system in place now is the time to send a smile and give someone special a lovely surprise.

The Healthy Ploughman includes some fabulous fresh fruits like red and green grapes, kiwi, apples, and satsumas.

There are some scrumptious yummy cheeses included such as the Red Wax Cheddar Chilli & Lime and a Double Gloucester Black Wax 100g which are perfect to go with the Kale & Nut spiced toast.

All can be washed down with the beautiful Belvoir Elderflower and cucumber non-alcoholic drinks.

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Quick Crepes Burnley Collection & Delivery Review  

Quick Crepes Burnley Collection & Delivery Review: June 2020

Since the start of the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic people have had to adjust their daily routines and with social distancing in place it can be a challenging and stressful time for everyone.

However, the lovely Russell and his team over at Quick Crepes are here to sweeten up your day, as they are now operating a collection and contactless delivery service.

Their super scrummy special secret crepe mix has an authentic Fresh texture and is even sold in Harrod’s, Selfridges and Fortum & Mason.  They can accommodate a range of dietary requirements such as Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free.

The quick crepes takeaway service is impressive, top quality pristine packaging and their takeaway cups that are 100% COMPOSTABLE including the lids too!

Enjoy a fabulous family feast in the comfort of your home garden and enjoy some savoury crepes such as the Classic French Ratatouille Garlic, Tomato Pasata seasonal Mediterranean Vegetables and goats cheese and the amazing Avocado, Courgette & Hummus Roll Dressed with lemon, dill and black pepper.

Also, the wonderful Waffles with SFC QC Southern Fried Chicken fillets, warm maple syrup and a dash of Tabasco.  Another plus is that all the savoury crepes come with a side of salad too.

Wash down with a fabulous Fresh Orange Juice and a brilliant Berry Burst Smoothie made with Blackberry, Blackcurrant, Blueberry and Banana.

Sweeten things up with the brilliant Banella Nutella and sliced banana with Chocolate Sauce and strawberries.  The nice New Yorker Apple Sauce, sugar and Cinnamon.  Go all out with the yummy QC Sweet Tooth one for the young ‘uns’ with chocolate buttons, marshmallows, chocolate sauce and smarties.

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The Cookaway: Recipe Box Adventures Review

The Cookaway: Recipe Box Adventures Review: June 2020

The Cookaway team are a passionate bunch of fabulous foodies who have made it their mission to make cooking and eating at home easy with their diverse Cookaway recipe box Adventures.

Each bespoke box has been designed by a Cookaway chef who has extensive experience and expertise in running a restaurant, kitchen or cooking school, so you are in safe hands.

Our chefs included the marvellous May Simpkin, The Cookaway Healthy chef and the chic Claire Hutchings, the Cookaway Spanish Chef both having extensive and in-depth knowledge within the foodie field.

The Cookaway care for our environment on average 95% of their packaging is made from natural and renewable resources.  Also, packaging is 100% recyclable with only 5% of their packaging made from plastic.

From Spanish, Indian, Italian, Japanese and healthy choices covering a range of dietary needs such as Vegan, Vegetarian you are spoilt for choice.

No subscription, no commitment just pick a box and let your adventure begin.

Healthy Recipe Box Adventure

Bring on the plant-based Vegan beautiful Baked Chickpea Falafels with Roasted Cauliflower Buckwheat Salad and Tangy Tahini Dip.

Each bespoke box is perfectly presented with ingredients and the recipe card inserts.

There is even the option to add on a side dish and in this selection, it was the Quinoa, Rocket and Feta Tabbouleh.

Fresh fabulous ingredients are provided and quality servings with full miniature bottles of quality oil are provided.

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Where to Source your Fresh Fruit, Veggies & Food During the Covid-19 Lockdown and Beyond Review

Where to Source your Fresh Fruit, Veggies & Food During the Covid-19 Lockdown and Beyond Review: June 2020

Life has changed for everyone due to the current Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak with social distancing the new norm.

Venturing out to the shops can be a challenging time to say the least, so take the stress out of your shopping by ordering deliveries direct to your door #StaySafe #StayAlert

Pikt Organic & Plastic Free Fruit, Salad & Veggies

Pikt are a family-owned business, B Corp, soil association certified and are Plastic Free Trust Awarded.

Enjoy plastic free fresh and fabulous organic fruit, salad and veggies delivered direct to your door when you need them the most.

Ethically sourced and delivered with heart and soul you cannot go wrong with Pikt and you have clearly ‘Pikt’ the right choice.

Press London Juices, Smoothies, Soups & Meals

PRESS London co-founded by Georgie and Ed, who resided in LA and NYC respectively, brought their healthy concept to London.

They have both dedicated themselves to providing 100% plant-based quality nutrition, so people can live happier, healthier and a more balanced lifestyle.

Enjoy Smoothies, Juices, Soups, and meals delivered direct to your door in perfect and pristine condition.  Packed in a cooler system, so ideal to get that fridge stocked up in record time.

Fruit-ish Fresh Fruit, Salad & Veggies

Fruit-ish all began from a small idea and one big family meeting to bring healthy food to your office desk.

Now, due to the current situation Fruit-ish have diversified to help the community by providing their fabulous fresh fruit and veggie boxes with delivery direct to your home.

They are all about supporting British farmers to bring food from farm to plate in no time.

Gourmade Prepared Frozen Meals  

Gourmade Co-founder and creative Chef Jo wanted to provide quality and delicious home cooked food that was convenient and easy.

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Clearspring Vegan Product Review

Clearspring Vegan Product Review: May 2020

Sourcing specialist shopping can be challenging at the moment due to the current Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak and with social distancing becoming the new norm a supermarket shop can be difficult.

However, the lovely team over at Clearspring, a family-owned business for over 25 years, have been dedicated to providing customers with authentic Japanese foods and a selection of organic and Gluten Free products all with delivery direct to your door.

Clearspring products help sustainable agriculture by supporting organic farmers and artisan food producers.  By caring for the eco-system and enriching the soil, Clearspring work towards protecting the world for future generations to come.

All Clearspring products are dairy and refined sugar free and a selection of their products gluten free too.  The products I sampled are all vegan too, so here you go.

Miso Soups

Instant Miso Soups come in a range of flavours such as Vegan Ginger & Turmeric, Creamy Sesame, Hot& Spicy and many more.

They are ideal for when you are on the go or a quick filler while working from home.

Tomato Sauces

Tasty tomato Vegan sauces from the delightful Demeter range are top quality and are organic.

They are the perfect base for a ratatouille dish, bolognaise or dollop lashings of scrummy sauce over your favourite pasta.

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PRESS London Healthy Plant-Based Drinks & Meals Review

PRESS London Healthy Plant-Based Drinks & Meals Review: May 2020

We are living in strange times with the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak, so going out for shopping can be difficult and more challenging especially while trying to source plant-based nutrition.

PRESS London co-founded by Georgie and Ed dedicated themselves to providing 100% plant-based quality nutrition, so people can live happier, healthier and a more balanced lifestyle.

PRESS London also support the charity Mind for mental health and City Harvest London rescuing food for the hungry, so now more than ever it could not be a better time to support the brand and fill up your fridge using FILLMYFRIDGE10 to get 10% off.

This is my second order from PRESS London, and they are consistently reliable and provide a perfectly packaged parcel of loveliness.

They offer a range of plant based meals, soups, juices and smoothies all top quality, packed full of flavour, goodness and are convenient and easy to prepare.

Smoothies and Juices  

The excellent Easy Green raw pressed juice has a mix of apple, lemon, romaine, cucumber, kale, spinach, celery and is one of your five a day, so grab green goodness on the go.

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