Food & Recipes

Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Christmas is nearly upon us and you’ve probably planned most of your feast. But don’t forget the little things – this cranberry sauce recipe is quick and simple and can form either your main approach to the best Turkey accompaniment or even as an emergency mix should your shop bought sauce not make the grade! Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Yield: 2 cups (and a little more)   Ingre... »

Christmas Food Tips: What to do With All That Food!!

Christmas Food Tips: What to do With All That Food!!

Ham: The ham joint is always popular on the day, and even into Boxing Day and beyond, so is normally purchased with longevity in mind. That said, rarely does it all go first time around and so these two ideas will make sure it all gets consumed. Dauphinoise – Finely slice some potatoes and add celeriac, fried onions and fresh thyme with diced and cooked ham. Pour over some milk and cream and bake ... »

Christmas Food Tips: What to do With All That Food!!

Christmas Food Tips: What to do With All That Food!!

Clementines: Not always the most popular part of the Christmas menu, but once you see what you can do with them after Christmas, you might well start buying them just for the leftovers! Clementines in Syrup – heat clementine juice with water, sugar and star anise until the sugar has dissolved. Allow to bubble until  syrupy and pour over the clementine segments. Citrus Salad – Layer some watercress... »

Christmas Food Tips: What to do With All That Food!!

Christmas Food Tips: What to do With All That Food!!

Nuts:   Bowls of them. Mountains of them. Nuts absolutely everywhere. What is it with Christmas, and nuts? Nut Butter – whizz the leftover nuts with some groundnut oil until smooth & creamy. Add salt and sugar to taste and serve on toast. Crumble Topping – Rub cubes of butter into flour until it begins to resemble breadcrumbs. Add some sugar, oats & chopped nuts, and scatter the mixtu... »

Christmas Food Tips: What to do With All That Food!!

Christmas Food Tips: What to do With All That Food!!

It’s the same every year – you’ve eaten far too much food over Christmas but somehow there’s still plenty left, and you don’t want to waste it all by throwing it all away. Well here at Savvy towers we’ve put our heads together to come up with some great suggestions with what to do with all that food! Over the next 11 days we’ll give you some great ideas to deal with the food mountain!   Turke... »

Quick Tips: 18 Surprising Food hints & tips

Quick Tips: 18 Surprising Food hints & tips

1-   Open a bag of Doritos and throw in all the ingredients you need for a taco or burrito and you’re set for a walking Mexican! 2-   If you need to get eggshells out of egg white, wet your fingers beforehand, the pieces will come out easily! 3-   Create tasty cheese sticks by rolling crust-less bread around a cheese slice and shallow fry. Serve with a dip of your choice! 4-   Waffle iron hash-bro... »

3-D Printed Cookie Cutters Shaped Just The Way You Like Them

3-D Printed Cookie Cutters Shaped Just The Way You Like Them

Reindeer, gingerbread men, and stars: this time of year, cookie cutters come in all shapes and sizes. But from now on, there are even cookie cutters for type lovers: Cookie cutters that allow you to eat the alphabet in a wide assortment of classic typefaces, from Helvetica to Garamond.   These original cutters are created by the Rotterdam based company Print Meneer, this line of cookie cutter... »

Make-Me-Happy-Food

Make-Me-Happy-Food

From the simple energy kick of a good protein-filled breakfast to delicious suppers enjoyed with family and friends, we don’t need a scientist to tell us that we are what we eat! Food refuels us, affecting our energy levels and therefore our ability to run around after the kids, get things done and end each day feeling we’ve achieved what we wanted to. The good news is that it isn’t ha... »

Delicious Gingerbread Popcorn Recipe

Delicious Gingerbread Popcorn Recipe

Cooking time 1hr.  –   245 calories / serving Ingredients Popcorn Butter Brown sugar Golden syrup 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. cloves 1/4 tsp. salt 3/4 tsp. vanilla ½ tsp. baking soda   Instructions Pop popcorn and place in a butter coated (or butter spray) bowl. Prepare two big cookie sheets with a light coat of baking spray. Preheat the oven to 110 degrees. Melt b... »

Creative Solutions to Ending School Meals Waste

Creative Solutions to Ending School Meals Waste

Although Schools aren’t the worst contributors to food waste, they are a key battleground in the fight to educate people as to how much food is wasted annually in the Western hemisphere. A school in the US is taking the lead in teaching its students some creative solutions to food waste that they hope they’ll take with them into adulthood. At Chesterbrook Elementary School in McClean, VA, every si... »

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