Simple tweaks to make SimplyCook work for you!


Does anyone know a child over the age of four who isn’t a fussy eater? Answers on a postcard please. In our experience, even the most adventurous eater turns three and immediately decides they don’t like potatoes, anything with more than one ingredient mixed together and any food with an ‘r’ in the name.

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Could a meat-free diet lead to longer life?

Meat free diet

There’s been a real sea change in the public view of eating meat. As developing countries start to consume more meat, so many in the developed world are starting to cut back. The reasons are many and varied but boil down to three areas – health, cost and the environment.

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Cut out for the job

Cut out for the job

Winter is absolutely the right time for a stew. Not school dinner stew. Dismiss thoughts of watery gristle with inexplicably uncooked pieces of carrot. We’re thinking of meltingly tender meat slowly cooked in unctuous meaty gravy. When it has been dark since 4 o’clock in the afternoon and wind is threatening the structural integrity of your house, a pot of savoury goodness fits the bill.

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Special food for relaxed romance

Special food for relaxed romance

After unsuccessfully trying to fit into a ‘one-size-fits-all’ hat this winter it got us wondering: is there such a thing as a one-size-fits-all romantic meal?

After a completely unscientific poll of friends and team members, we’ve come up with at least three styles of ‘perfect romantic evening’.

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