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14 February 2018 | SchwartzFebruary’s London Gin Festival has us thinking of all things juniper. We love throwing a few lightly crushed berries into our glasses to enhance the flavour of a classic G&T – but there’s much more to these little pods of flavour. In fact, we’ve got a whole plethora of exciting juniper berry recipes to enhance all kinds of meal. So if you’ve got a few stowed away for drinks with friends, why not consider these alternative ways of using dried juniper berries?
14 February 2018 | Schwartz2018's Chinese New Year begins on Friday 16 February, marking the commencement of the Year of the Dog. People born in these years are considered to be the most loyal friends around, so this is a great time to celebrate their companionship with a traditional meal.
13 February 2018 | SchwartzWho’d have thought that Pancake Day originally started as a way to use up ingredients before 40 days of fasting? Today, it’s the perfect excuse to eat too many of our favourite sweet and savoury creations! These pancake recipes have been specially prepared to wow your friends and family – regardless of culinary ability. Frying pan newbie? Never fear – we’ll tell you how to make flip-perfect pancakes in a jiffy. Or if you’re a dab hand with the basics, why not try something new this year with crispy pancake rolls or oozy crêpe Florentine.
13 February 2018 | SchwartzIf Cupid had shot an arrow at one of our favourite mealtimes, it would have to be breakfast in bed. Who doesn’t love waking up to the smell of freshly-brewed coffee and breakfast on the stove? So treat your beloved (or yourself) to a Valentine’s Day breakfast so good they’ll swear they’re still dreaming. Whether you prefer a sweet or savoury start to the day, we’ve got some delicious breakfast ideas that are sure to make your partner sweet on you. If only it wasn’t Wednesday!
23 January 2018 | SchwartzThe start of the New Year finds many of us varying up our meals and trying new things, from eating less meat to cutting down on certain food groups. And whether you follow a gluten free diet or not, these meals all pack a mighty punch full of flavour all year round! Here you’ll discover all of your favourite meals reworked into easy gluten free recipes. Gone are the days of cooking up different meals for every requirement – these dishes are so good, the whole table will be asking for more.
23 January 2018 | SchwartzVeganuary seemed to take the world by storm this year – and we jumped at the chance to try something a little bit different. With a huge number of delicious flavours from all over the world to experience, these days you’ll likely find it’s easier than ever to eat vegan – and it tastes good too! These easy vegan recipes will be sticking in our book for the rest of the year, using seasonal produce along with the perfect blend of herbs and spices to show off just how good this type of cooking can be.
23 January 2018 | SchwartzSoup can warm the cockles on a cold winter’s night, or act as a refreshing lunch in the warm summer. It can be a pleasingly light starter, or a simple but hearty meal. It’s a quick dinner idea for every occasion that’s sure to warm you up from the inside out. And there’s no better way to shake off the last of winter than with these frankly underrated bowls of brilliance. So pull apart a crusty French loaf, swirl some sour cream and a dash of black pepper into a wholesome bowl full of vitamin-rich greens and tender meats.
19 December 2017 | SchwartzIt's the gingerbread season and that means that you will find gingerbread cookies and gingerbread spiced lattes in every cafe. But what about gingerbread doughnuts? If you're obsessed with gingerbread flavour just like me and also love doughnuts, then you will LOVE this recipe!
19 December 2017 | SchwartzIf you’re looking for something warm, hearty and full of festive flavours to start your day, then you need to try this Winter Porridge. These creamy spiced oats paired with naturally sweet and syrupy mulled fruits makes for the most comforting breakfast. It’s vegan, can be made gluten-free (just use gluten-free oats) and full of nutritional goodness too.
14 December 2017 | SchwartzIf you’re looking for a starter that’s got real ‘wow’ factor this holiday season then these mulled wine poached pears with blue cheese and walnuts will tick all the right boxes.
14 December 2017 | SchwartzChristmas is one of my favourite times of the year to be in the Kitchen, one of the only times of year the cooking is something everyone gets involved in. I’m unsurprisingly always in charge of the vegetables, making sure we have a bunch of snazzy veggie dishes that will satisfy me and work as brilliant sides for all the meat eaters.
14 December 2017 | SchwartzAs part of the twelve tastes of Christmas, these cinnamon and mulled wine doughnuts bring on the delicious aromatic flavour of Cinnamon, and highlights its versatility – it is paired with mulled wine making the perfect seasonal treat.
13 December 2017 | SchwartzThe surge of excitement that sweeps through the office when someone brings in sweet treats is undeniable. As it’s December – which is officially the time of indulgence – why not wow your colleagues with some delicious Christmas baking? Whether you’re having a festive bake-off, a secret Santa party or just want to impress your co-workers, cakes and biscuits are definitely the way to go. If you’re stuck for Christmas baking ideas, take a look at some of the recipes below.
13 December 2017 | SchwartzYou’ve baked an army of gingerbread men, drunk yourself giddy on mugs of mulled wine and prepared plenty of mince pies – but you’ve still got tonnes of Christmas spices left to use up. Sound familiar? Seasonal spices are actually incredibly versatile, stealing the show in a wide array of cuisines from all over the world. Cooking with ginger is a staple of Asian dishes, while cinnamon recipes venture far further than the simple Christmas cookie. So give your taste buds a change from traditional holiday recipes and try something new this festive season.
13 December 2017 | Schwartz’Tis the season to be jolly, and while we of course advise moderation, what better way to get into the festive mode than with some Christmas spirits? You may not know it, but a shake of this and a sprinkle of that is the perfect way of elevating your yuletide tipples to something really special. And as it’s the time of year when the cupboard is filled with all your favourite Christmas spices, there couldn’t be a better time for a bit of experimenting. Create a simple twist on the classic gin and tonic with star anise, or an indulgently creamy cocktail warmed with cinnamon – there’s no end to the incredible number of flavours you can get from your signature drink.
13 December 2017 | SchwartzThe festive meal used to be the reserve of Christmas Day, but these days the long work lunch, early feasts with friends, and weekend tests of the pub’s new seasonal menu will have many of us indulging throughout the month. If you’re organising a holiday spread, make it one to remember by switching out traditional dishes with something slightly different. Wow everyone at the table by swapping turkey for chicken flavoured with zesty lemon and marjoram, boiled veg for spicy roasted roots, and heavy Christmas pudding for heavenly poached pears in mulled wine spices.
17 November 2017 | SchwartzBaby, it’s cold outside! Ward off the winter blues by hitting the sofa, grabbing a fluffy blanket and settling down for cosy movie night. While you decide on what film to watch, whip up some movie snacks which, let’s be honest, are just as important! These wonderfully shareable recipes are ideal for an evening in front of the season’s best films.
17 November 2017 | Schwartz‘Tis the season of runny noses and Kleenex! Fighting a cold isn’t fun – so keep illness at bay with a diet full of foods said to boost the immune system. As well as warming you up in the colder months, these wholesome recipes also pack plenty of spice – used through history to prevent the nasty sniffles. So get your favourite cosy jumper on, dig out your fluffy slippers and enjoy!
16 November 2017 | SchwartzWe all love a sweet treat every now and then – but refined sugar can often hide in the places you least expect. As well as being in fizzy drinks and biscuits, you can also find it in breakfast cereals, sauces and more. However, simple swaps can dramatically reduce your refined sugar intake for a healthier week. These recipes use simple tricks to satisfy your sweet tooth with more nutritious alternatives, such as fresh fruit or a hint of sweet spices. And the best bit? You won’t even be able to tell the difference.
16 November 2017 | SchwartzIt may not be a traditional English celebration, but we’re all for getting the festive season rolling with a Thanksgiving Day feast! The origin of Thanksgiving dates back to the 17th century, when the religious refugees from England – known as the Pilgrims – invited the local Native Americans for a feast following their first successful harvest. Bring the whole family together this November and cook up a nod to the huge American holiday with these delectable Thanksgiving recipes everyone will love.
24 October 2017 | SchwartzWarmly spiced seasonal pumpkin cake with a juicy orange buttercream frosting. This clever little recipe stacks two Bundt cakes for the perfect pumpkin shape. Decorate with a face and fill with a trick or treat of your choice!
24 October 2017 | SchwartzIf you’re more of a Stranger Things than Nightmare on Elm Street fan, these Halloween recipes are just the thing for a ghoulishly good time. So set the table ready for a freaky feast and get all of your favourite horror movies ready to roll - this scarily good menu will keep you going through a whole host of Halloween fun!
24 October 2017 | SchwartzWhile the shorter days and nippier breeze may have you despairing the end of summer days, the colder weather is the perfect time for brushing up on your recipes with the very best of the season’s produce. With golden leaves and sporadic rain comes earthy pumpkin, perfect oysters and a whole host of other tasty treats. This decadent autumnal feast is just perfect for enhancing the very best of the UK’s seasonal produce.
23 October 2017 | SchwartzSweet and spicy, hot and sticky, these fantastic recipes are just perfect for enjoying around the bonfire while watching the fireworks. From classic toffee apples and gooey chocolate fondue to a wicked devil’s punch, this year all eyes will be on the party table as much as the sky! Who wouldn’t remember the 5th of November when it comes with treats like these?
23 October 2017 | SchwartzAs the kids head back to school, the October half term got us thinking about how to manage multiple mealtimes. Preparing food for hungry mouths throughout the day can leave you with no time for the fun stuff – but batch cooking ahead of time can often lead to the same meals day after day. Here, we’ve put together our favourite easy dinner ideas that also double as delicious next-day lunches.
04 October 2017 | SchwartzEvery year, thousands of people take part in events organised for One World Week, which aims to highlight global issues and the difference we can all make for our neighbours near and far. This year, the events will be taking place from 22-29 October, so why not take part with a fundraiser dinner party made up of the most popular foods from around the world? Here, we’ve found the top searched recipes from the top searched national cuisines – so get the oven on and invite the neighbours round for a One World Week celebration!
04 October 2017 | SchwartzIt’s that time of year. Many young people will be moving out of home and venturing into the kitchen for the first time – so we’ve put together the ultimate guide for creating tasty and wholesome dinners. Make the most of your remaining time at home and freshen up those cooking skills in time for Freshers’ Week!
03 October 2017 | SchwartzIt’s never too early for a tailgate party! As Wembley prepares for the International Series and the first games kicks off in the US, we can’t wait to celebrate the start of the American football calendar. Get set for a weekend of tasty treats and touchdowns with dishes just perfect for the autumnal weather. The great thing about these classic American recipes is all of them can be enjoyed cold too – so you can keep the good vibes going all week!
03 October 2017 | SchwartzAh, crumbling before crumbles, a Baked Alaska disaster and stunning the nation with an expertly baked… sandwich? There’s only one answer to the source of this culinary chaos – The Great British Bake Off is back on our screens once more. To celebrate, we take a look at the favourite recipes of previous winners – not to mention the revered Prue and Paul! From the perfect flaky pastry to a hearty mac ‘n’ cheese, here are the dishes that would be winning the star prize at the ultimate white tent party!
11 August 2017 | SchwartzIt’s one of life’s greatest and simplest pleasures - a crunchy slice of thick cut toast with a brush of butter and a generous helping of rustic jam. And there’s no doubt about it, making your own jam from scratch not only brings about that special feeling of having created something for yourself, it’s also plenty more flavourful than the supermarket offerings. For the uninitiated, making your own preserves can seem like a daunting prospect – but this handy Schwartz guide will tell you everything you need to know about how to make jam, where and when to pick seasonal fruit, and how to store it afterwards.
11 August 2017 | SchwartzAh, the humble Yorkshire pudding. Crisp, fluffy, and the star of the show at any roast dinner – no-one can deny that the northern county did itself proud with this battered treat. But while this tasty delight may be Yorkshire’s culinary namesake, the area offers a whole range of diverse recipes. The upcoming Malton Harvest Food Festival will showcase the best of the county’s cuisine, in the heart of one of Britain’s most renowned foodie destinations. At this Yorkshire food festival you can expect hearty comfort food that pleases the soul being sold alongside the freshest of produce. Here, we’ve selected a few of the local favourites so you can replicate them for yourself!
09 August 2017 | SchwartzFirst, take a Mars bar and drop it in the fryer. We jest! For this month sees the start of the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where jokers and players descend on the city’s magical streets for a month of non-stop performances of all kinds. To celebrate, we’ve put together a selection of our favourite traditional Scottish food recipes, using the very best of the nation’s famous ingredients. From classic buttery Scottish shortbread to fresh smoked salmon straight from the fishing line, it’s time to tip our hats and give a round of applause to the very best recipes from the land of the brave.
08 August 2017 | SchwartzNotting Hill Carnival will soon hit the streets of London, brightening the bank holiday weekend with colourful costumes, the sound of steel drums and delicious Caribbean food. Over the last 50 years, the huge street party has become an iconic part of British culture - along with the region’s dishes. Known for big, punchy flavours, Caribbean cooking is a melting pot of different cuisines, including Portugese, French and African. So blast some soca music, reach for your spices, and bring the colour and flavour of Notting Hill Carnival right to your dinner table!
26 July 2017 | SchwartzYou don’t have to go abroad to enjoy the very best of world cuisine – try out these summer destination-inspired recipes and see for yourself! Authentically flavoured with Schwartz herbs and spices, you can easily recreate your favourite holiday dishes at home. So whether you’re a fan of European beach getaways or even further flung destinations, bring a little taste of sunshine to your dinner table with these fantastic summer recipes.
26 July 2017 | SchwartzWe all know this island is the home of coronation chicken and the classic sweet scone – but why not try one of these lesser-known, new and alternative British dishes? Throughout history, the influence of other cultures has brought about the creation of unique recipes inspired by all kinds of different cuisines. Here, we take a look at some of the nation’s best dishes – both old favourites and brand new recipes that are sure to become true classics.
26 July 2017 | SchwartzForget soggy and tasteless airline meals – be the envy of everyone on board your flight with these delicious and portable treats for the whole family. These plane food recipes are super simple, full of veggies and easily packed into hand luggage. Of course, they’re also bursting with flavour – so you’ll have to be extra vigilant of fridge raiders before you leave!
25 July 2017 | SchwartzTasked with providing the midday snack for the sports day? Make it a pleasure, not a chore with these quick and wholesome recipes just made for sharing. Forget the last minute dash to the supermarket for the usual crisps and dips. Whether you're cheering from the sidelines or setting your own personal best, why not try your hand at these easy sports day recipe ideas?
05 July 2017 | SchwartzSummer is the time of year for juicy blackberries, rich beetroot and vibrant tomatoes, so we’ve put together these recipes using the season’s fruits and vegetables for extra tasty dishes. Eating seasonally is cheaper and better for the planet, and to top it off you get better flavour and texture in return. For a natural summer meal rich with the taste of sunshine, take a look at some of our favourite summer produce recipes.
05 July 2017 | SchwartzA summer of tennis just screams strawberries and cream! If the Wimbledon season sees you glued to the Centre Court action and tucking into nation’s favourite fruity dessert, you’re going to love these new sweet and savoury twists on the traditional treat. Whether you’re hosting a Wimbledon party or just can’t get enough of the summery flavour combination, why not try one of these tasty dishes inspired by the two classic ingredients?
04 July 2017 | SchwartzSpend some quality time with the family in the kitchen this summer holiday by creating these fantastic recipes that everyone can join in with. These meals are all fun and easy, quick and cheesy, dip-your-finger-in-the-frosting pleasing – and to top it off, they’re perfect for adapting to everyone’s tastes! So get everyone in an apron this holiday and get ready for a day of fun, food and, most importantly, family.
04 July 2017 | SchwartzIt’s true what they say – you really do find gold at the end of a rainbow. With the London Pride parade taking place at the beginning of July, gather your friends and celebrate the world’s diversity with these fantastically colourful dishes. Packed with vibrant flavours, these fun and fancy rainbow recipes will steal the show at any celebration, or simply add a little colour to any midweek meal.
13 June 2017 | SchwartzGet your week off to a healthy start with Meat Free Monday. Explore a delicious world of new dishes packed with wholesome veg, innovative alternatives and, of course, full-on flavour. Here, we show you how vegetables can grow from humble roots to unbelievable meals, so even the most ardent meat eater will be asking for seconds.
13 June 2017 | SchwartzCatch the sun this long weekend with these inspired make-ahead picnic recipes. There’s something for everyone in these fresh and tasty takes on the classics, from warm potato salad to kedgeree Scotch eggs. Forget standard picnic items from the supermarket; these easily portable treats bring a whole new level of deliciousness to any outdoor gathering.
12 June 2017 | SchwartzWhether you’re a fan of Murray or Mourinho, the summer’s hottest games are the perfect excuse for stoking up the barbeque! So call the neighbours – it’s time to cheer on the stars in style. Forget burnt sausages in soggy white sandwich bread (though we know, we know, we all love a classic!), these BBQ recipes bring a fresh new take on the classic fare.
12 June 2017 | SchwartzThe summer flower shows have got us thinking of wonderful spreads packed with colour and delicate aromas just fit for royalty. Afternoon tea has long been a staple of the Royal Household, ever since Anna Russell, one of Queen Victoria’s Ladies of the Bedchamber, too hungry to wait for dinner, asked for some bread, butter and small sweet treats to enjoy with her friends.
12 May 2017 | SchwartzEggs are a household staple for millions of us. While they're superb simply poached, scrambled or fried on toast, you can easily give an old classic a new lease of life by just adding a few extra ingredients. Whether you simply add some new seasonings to your omelette, bulk it up with potatoes or attempt a flavour sensation Mediterranean-style, the simple egg is one of the most versatile ingredients around.
12 May 2017 | SchwartzGather the family for an Italian family classic. Creamy carbonara is a dish just made for sharing after long weekends at play. Master a good carbonara sauce and you can pep up just about any savoury dish, from roasted veg to dreamy jacket potatoes.
12 May 2017 | SchwartzIt's time for the unsung hero of fresh spring dishes to take centre stage in these wonderfully tangy watercress recipes. In Victorian times, Covent Garden street vendors found a roaring trade selling bunches of watercress for people to eat like ice cream cones, though It's fair to say this isn't the most popular way to enjoy the leaves today. Still, watercress should still definitely feature in your springtime cooking. Try your hand at beautifully smooth soup, fragrant fish sauce and fresh salads.
12 May 2017 | SchwartzAll your favourite recipes - now gluten free! From rich beef gravy to creamy cheese sauce, our brand new range of gluten free products will help you create moreish meals the whole family can enjoy. Bursting with herbs and spices, these recipe mixes will help you to create gluten free dishes packed with flavour in just minutes.
24 March 2017 | SchwartzWith the sorely-missed spring sun returning to light up the evenings, it's the perfect time of year to whip up some lighter treats in the kitchen. Wave goodbye to the winter stews with a fresh new batch of low-fat recipes championing the season's delectable produce. Whether you're looking for beef, chicken, shellfish or a light dessert, we've got a recipe for you.
24 March 2017 | SchwartzGive your desserts some pep with this exciting flavour combination – gooey, rich chocolate with the light and zingy punch of chilli. These chilli chocolate recipes feature rich and fun-sized truffles, creamy and decadent cheesecake and lighter spiced hot chocolate, so whatever your dessert style you'll find a taste sensation for you.
23 March 2017 | SchwartzIf ever there was a flavour pairing made in heaven it was chicken and chorizo. The just-right spiciness of Spanish chorizo adds a vibrant kick to chicken dishes, helping to bring out the subtle smoky flavour of a perfectly cooked chicken.
23 March 2017 | SchwartzWhether it's basted, braised, boiled or baked, there's nothing better than a perfectly herbed piece of lamb. If you've never cooked with herbs before, or just want a brand new flavour combo to try, simply choose your favourite from the list below and cook up a feast with one of our fantastic recipes. From classic mint to beautiful blends, here's what herbs go with lamb.
22 February 2017 | SchwartzWho'd have thought that something so simple could taste so good? Spinach and ricotta make a true dream team, packed full of flavour and capable of turning any dish into the perfect meat-free main. Perfectly creamy yet wonderfully light, ricotta is one of the most versatile cheeses available, while spinach adds a wholesome earthy flavour into the mix. Just the right balance between wholesome and hearty, these spinach and ricotta recipes will bring a touch of class to your dinner table, effortlessly.
21 February 2017 | SchwartzBattle through the last few weeks of winter with a little taste of sunshine. These beautiful coconut milk recipes will transport you to warm, colourful beaches and the homes of lively, delicate cuisines. Whether you like light and zingy Thai-style food or the rich depths of a flavourful chicken korma, the smooth, silky texture of sweet coconut milk is the perfect counterweight to vivacious spices. Is your mouth watering yet? Here are some of our favourite coconut milk recipes.
20 February 2017 | SchwartzEnjoy warming up for the last month of winter with a delicious bowl of chicken and leek goodness. From steaming pies to pasta bakes, these hearty recipes will have you falling in love with cold weather all over again. Think wonderfully creamy sauces cooked up inside a crispy, flaky pastry for a beautiful pot pie, or how about a slow-roasted casserole fit for a weekend in the country?
31 January 2017 | SchwartzNothing says comfort like a beautifully cooked ham, but you might be surprised to learn it's easy to up the ante without much effort. We'll show you how to cook gammon steaks that really steal the show. Think sweet and sticky glazes, fruity flourishes and traditional trimmings with an all-new twist. Gammon steak is one of the most versatile types of meat available, making it perfect for trying out brand new tastes and cuisines. Here's our guide to cooking up perfect gammon steak recipes, complete with indulgent sauces and decadent sides.
31 January 2017 | SchwartzFor many a food lover, no fridge is complete without a backup stash of minced meat. Still, why not try something new with an alternative take on this staple ingredient? Shake up the weekday ritual with these fantastic alternatives to the usual spag bol. With a hint of this and a shake of that, you can turn your regular mealtime into a fantastic feast.
31 January 2017 | Schwartz2017 brings the Chinese New Year of the Rooster, the zodiac animal known for seeking out the spotlight. Well, now it's time for you to steal the show for yourself with these stir fry recipes. Whether you're celebrating the Chinese New Year or simply love Asian cuisine, these healthy stir fry recipes create a flavour sensation.
31 January 2017 | SchwartzAll the flavour but none of the gluten with NEW recipe mixes from Schwartz Herbs and Spices expert launches its first ever gluten free range
16 December 2016 | SchwartzSweet, earthy and deliciously creamy, parsnips are perfect at this time of year. No Christmas meal is complete without this mighty root vegetable, but why not add a surprise or two with an alternative take on the Yuletide staple? From versatile sides to showstopping mains, these parsnip recipes show you how to shine a spotlight on the unsung star of the festive table.
16 December 2016 | SchwartzWith the festive season well and truly here, what better way to warm those winter-nipped fingers then a steaming mug of dreamy eggnog? Mark the start of the party season and get the good times flowing with a seasonal favourite. This cinnamon eggnog recipe is the perfect antidote to a long day Christmas shopping. Add a dash of rum or brandy for a traditional kick or leave it alcohol-free for homemade eggnog the whole family can enjoy.
16 December 2016 | SchwartzAh, what’s Christmas without festive trimmings bubbling on the stove? The perfect red cabbage side can elevate your dinner to a whole new level of delicious, not to mention packing in plenty of vitamin C to ward off those winter sniffles. These recipes show how to cook red cabbage into a sweet and punchy addition to turkey, as well as using up those festive leftovers into fantastic treats for the post-Christmas lull.
29 November 2016 | SchwartzThere’s no better time to enjoy tasty, home-made treats with loved ones than Christmas. But, while it’s the one of the most wonderful times of the year, it’s also one of the busiest! To take the stress out of the season, we’ve got five quick and easy recipes to make your Christmas delicious, along with a few handy hints and tips to make things go even smoother.
16 November 2016 | SchwartzThe season of goodwill may be a little while off yet, but why wait till December to enjoy this season’s veggies with a deliciously festive twist? These butternut squash recipes are a wonderfully wholesome and meat-free alternative to the traditional Christmas dinner. Perfect for late night feasting as the nights grow long and dark, bring something deliciously different to the Yuletide table this year. Here’s how to cook butternut squash into a party-ready spread full of nutritional goodness.
16 November 2016 | SchwartzKids can be a tough crowd. We get it – who wants to eat vegetables when there’s ice-cream to be had? So in this post, we wanted to show you how to cook aubergine and other seasonal vegetables into tasty treats the whole family can enjoy. Featuring the perfect ingredient for this time of year, these wholesome recipes are so simple even the kids can join in. We guarantee that they’ll be so eager to wolf down their very own creations they won’t even realise they’re good for them too!
15 November 2016 | SchwartzWhen it's dark and bitterly cold outside, what better way to restore cheer than with a glorious homemade dish bursting with herbs and spices? Winter might bring frostbitten fingers, but it also brings plenty of gourmet gifts. Feast on glossy aubergines in imperial shades of purple, tender venison steaks the colour of some good port wine and fresh mackerel toasted to perfection. The last thing you want to do after a long, dark day is spend all night in the kitchen, so we've selected four exquisite recipes that take under 30 minutes to prepare. Dash home, turn the heating up to the max and blast away the winter blues with one of these opulent options.
29 October 2016 | SchwartzBonfire Night just wouldn't be the same without warming comfort food. Easy to whip up in advance, what could be better than cosying up with a warming hot chocolate or delicious bangers and mash. Once you've enjoyed the bright lights of fireworks night, these hearty meals are great to come home to. Throwing a Bonfire Night party? Be sure to try our Cinnamon Toffee Apple recipe.
28 October 2016 | SchwartzIt's the scariest night of the year, and to celebrate, we've got more than a few Halloween treats (and tricks) up our sleeve! The perfect tonic to trick-or-treat sore feet, Devil's Punch is a wonderfully warming drink for adults. For all the family, choose from a tasty pumpkin soup to delicious decorated biscuits. Full of flavour and quick to whip up, these Halloween recipes are ghoulishly good.
27 October 2016 | SchwartzWith the days growing ever shorter how better to warm up at the end of a cold day than with a hearty spiced treat? This week, we take a look at seasonal produce you can use to create vibrant curries and chutneys. Don’t throw away the insides of your Jack O’Lantern, discover how to cook butternut squash or pumpkin into a deliciously warming meal with these wonderful autumn recipes.
29 September 2016 | SchwartzIt's one of the biggest festivals in Germany, but Oktoberfest isn't just about beer. In fact, one of the best parts of this annual brewfest is sampling the tasty, traditional German dishes this nation has to offer. Before you book your flights to Munich, we're joining the party, and celebrating all things Bavaria with a few wholesome dishes which, coincidentally, go great with a brewski.
28 September 2016 | SchwartzThe fresh bite of September is the best time of year for the Bake-Off fan, with luscious plums and other seasonal ingredients ready to steal the show at any dinner table. And what better accompaniment to your Wednesday night viewing than the warming spices of an autumn treat ?
14 September 2016 | SchwartzKids might live for those six glorious homework-free weeks during summer, but back-school season in September brings its own delight. The chance to catch up with long lost friends (six weeks can feel like a lifetime), choosing shiny new stationary (because your choice of pencil case says a lot about you as a person) and of course, delicious lunchbox treats! There's nothing wrong with good old cheese and pickle, but it's always good to mix things up a bit. These inventive packed lunch ideas promise to make back-to-school time a little more exciting this year.
01 August 2016 | SchwartzBreak free from a dull BBQ, turn up the heat this summer by mastering the art of the marinade! Not only will picking the best marinade blend enhance the flavour, but with our top tips and a few store cupboard essentials you can ensure your meat stays mouth-wateringly tender. With Grill Mates as your secret weapon, you can’t go wrong. Follow our six-point guide to marinade mastery.
20 July 2016 | SchwartzOur flavour experts have been busy examining what herbs and spices will be the ones to watch this year, and we've defined four delicious flavour combinations for you to try out just in time for BBQ season. Keep reading for more inspiration.
06 July 2016 | SchwartzAsk any chef and they'll tell you texture is just as important as taste. All you need is a sachet of our Grill Mates and a little imagination to create beautifully textured BBQ dishes.
29 June 2016 | SchwartzBBQing doesn't have to be all about thick cuts of meat, and there are some great ways to make flavour-filled dishes that are perfect for light lunches. Here’s 3 quick and easy ideas to keep you feeling good all summer.
15 June 2016 | SchwartzWhen searching for foodie inspiration, look no further than the Southern Hemisphere - where the grill is king. We’ve collected the very best tips from the Australia, Brazil and South Africa to help you add some international flavour to your BBQ.
02 June 2016 | SchwartzShow off your food knowhow this summer with these sizzling hot new BBQ trends designed to leave your taste buds tingling and your guests asking for more.
26 May 2016 | SchwartzWhen we say 'BBQ' you might think 'meat', but we've got some delicious flavour combinations that will take your side dishes from supporting cast to centre stage.
25 May 2016 | SchwartzWhether you're a master griller or a first time BBQer, we’ve put together some handy pointers to have you cooking like a pro in no time.
16 December 2015 | SchwartzThere is nothing quite like that moment when you bring the turkey to the table, succulently roasted and surrounded by glorious trimmings. It’s the culinary highlight of the year, butit’s not always plain sailing in the kitchen when the temperature is set to Grotto Mark 9! So here are our Christmas turkey tips to ensure that the most important meal of the year goes without a hitch.
09 December 2015 | SchwartzYour perfect Christmas meal is incomplete without all of those delicious trimmings, so if you’re wishing you had elves to assist with your Christmas culinary adventures, then your wish is our command! We’ve put together ideas for all your favourites, with fresh twists and tips to help you create those scrumptious festive memories. While the turkey is roasting away in the oven there’s plenty of time to put together those mouth-watering side dishes, especially flavoured the Schwartz way.
03 December 2015 | SchwartzThe scent of aromatic cloves, the sweet smell of ginger and of course, deliciously fragrant cinnamon. It must be that time of year again… it must be Christmas.
20 November 2015 | SchwartzChristmas baking doesn’t have to be complicated and tradition never goes out of style! Because it’s the season of goodwill we’ve decided to help you bake smarter with ideas for tantalising cakes and bakes, especially selected for you. One of the first things to get you into the Christmas baking spirit is a delicious assortment of Christmas biscuits, and your collection would be incomplete without some crunchy gingerbread men and women! These ginger spiced biscuits are the perfect excuse to indulge in some family fun and decorate with fancy icing. Wrapped-up with festive ribbons Christmas biscuits make great gifts too!
06 November 2015 | SchwartzWe wait all year for the moments that make Christmas. Cradling mulled wine by the fire, overloading the Christmas tree with decorations and watching the Christmas pudding erupt into flame are some of our firm favourites.
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