When creating a beautiful dish, preparation is just as important as how you plate up the final meal. Even more so when it comes to preparing vegetables! Continue reading “The Art of Vegetable Prep”
In the finale of our SimplyCook vs. series we put our restaurant quality claim to the test as we go head to head with a well-known Italian chains version of our chicken and mushroom risotto (or Risotto Pollo Fungi for those of an Italian disposition).
The British consumer has enjoyed a love-hate relationship with the ready meal since it’s rise to prominence in the early 1970’s. The arrival of domestic freezers created a boom in such culinary delights as the Findus Crispy Pancake and the Bird’s eye Potato Waffle among many others.
Welcome to another round in our SimplyCook vs. series. This week we take on the traditional way that people cook new meals, with a recipe book.
What would your last meal be? For me, a properly cooked steak, crunchy chips, a nice béarnaise and good glass of red wine would be a worthy contender. But what exactly is a properly cooked steak? Various methods have been suggested and the age-old arguments still go on; which cut to go for? Should you oil the pan? How long should you rest it?….and so on.
Our goal at SimplyCook HQ has always been to help people diversify their evening meals and in the process; save time, money and get the UK cooking again! As we see it there are currently five options when it comes to suppertime.
After a hard day’s work a takeaway can seem like a tempting and well-earned treat. The occasional one is great but far too many of us are turning to the takeaway on a more regular basis. A recent survey showed that the average Brit spends an eye watering £1,320 a year on takeaway food, with that number doubling for those living in London.
As a London based start-up, the SimplyCook team has witnessed the burger revolution first hand and we’ve had more than our fair share of the capitals top burgers!
Whether you buy from the supermarket or green grocer we want to make sure you’re buying the best possible fresh ingredients. So next time you’re at the shops follow these 5 basic steps to ensure you never again end up with bland bananas, spoilt spinach or tasteless tomatoes!