A definite contender for the ‘king of cocktails’ title, we’re half way through our series and onto the classic Gin Martini.
- 60ml gin
- 10ml vermouth
I’m really pleased to announce the launch of our Donate food with Ocado scheme. We know that being able to donate to food banks as you shop is important to you, because you’ve told us so. So here’s how we’re doing it.
With a traditional supermarket, the usual way would be to add an extra item to your trolley, then leave it for collection once you’ve done your shop. But because we’re online and operate from state-of-the-art warehouses, we’re able to do things a little differently. Continue reading
You’ve chosen the main dish – now you need some stunning side dishes to make the Christmas meal really special (the recipes should look and taste amazing but not keep you tied to the stove all morning – unless you’re trying really hard to avoid a particular relative of course!)
In our fourth blog, we’ve got three tasty recipes for your perusal.
A versatile and moreish side that will go with most main dishes
In our third Christmas blog, we show you how to conjure up an easy meat-free Christmas meal that will have everyone round the table asking for seconds, whether they’re vegetarian or not.
We’re talking serious sides with big flavours, like adding toasted almonds to roasted veg and strong, nutty parmesan to Brussels sprouts. Sauces are important too: bread sauce packed with cloves, nutmeg and pepper; or add dried porcini mushrooms and a splash of soy sauce to vegetarian gravy.
There are no rules about what you can and can’t have for Christmas dinner, as long as it’s hearty and absolutely delicious. So in our second blog, we’re taking on beef.
Why be different? Choosing beef shouldn’t feel like a departure from tradition – after all, there’s nothing more British than roast beef. Other benefits are that it cooks more quickly than turkey, takes up less space in your oven, is easier to carve, and you’re not left with a messy carcass at the end – if you even have any leftovers. Plus, the rose-pink, tender meat will still go with all your usual sides. Continue reading