Braised Wood Pigeon and Sweetcorn
Is there anything more warming than a truly British meal from UK-grown and raised stock? At this time of year, we look forward to a warm dish for lunch and dinner. Hardy and healthy, this recipe is a quality meal in its own right.
This autumn delight combines British sweetcorn and gamey pigeon breasts. By roasting the cobs, the soup offers a truly stunning flavour.
This recipe is adapted from one created by one of Wales’ favourite chef, Bryn Williams.
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New And Exciting Summer Smoothie Recipes
Ahhh, the summer smoothie!
Smoothies are great year round but there is something deliciously seductive about those UK summer smoothies. They are healthy, appetizing, filling and nutritious. How can you go wrong with any of these tempting smoothie recipes?
The Very Berry Smoothie
It is impossible to think of summer without a Very berry Smoothie. Here is the recipe for the standard of Summer smoothies.
Add the following into your blender container:
- 4 tablespoons frozen berry mix
- 2 tablespoons low fat raspberry yoghurt
- 2 tablespoons fat-free natural yoghurt
- 200ml semi-skimmed milk
- 2 packets sweetener
- 3 ice cubes
Your prep time should be about two minutes. Easy to assemble and easy to enjoy. Put all the items in the blender and mix in high for about 30 seconds. If you do not like berry seeds, strain the mix before serving in a tall glass. Best enjoyed through a straw, you are ready for anything.
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Mash Your Fruits For Great Smoothies
A nicely blended fruit smoothie is a tasty way to capture vital, healthy nutrition. With the use of a good blender, smoothies are a cost-effective, easy alternative to a sit down meal. To make delicious smoothies, start with some fresh fruits, add some compatible additives of your liking and blend together for a thoroughly enjoyable experience.
The Strawberry Smoothie – The strawberry smoothie is the most popular smoothie in the world. Many smoothie lovers add either vanilla or strawberry ice cream or frozen yogurt to their recipe.
The popular ingredients are:
- 6 Large Strawberries
- 1/2 cup of yogurt of choice
- 1/2 cup vanilla or strawberry ice cream
- 1/2 cup of whole milk
To prepare a tasty strawberry smoothie, blend the strawberries and milk together until a smooth composition is created. Then, add the frozen yogurt or ice cream and yogurt of choice and blend until thoroughly mixed. If you use frozen strawberries, you may want to add a small degree of sugar or a sweetened juice which will liquefy your composition.
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It’s always tempting to pick up a pre-packaged fruit salad from your local supermarket, but the price is often too steep to justify one of your five-a-day.
Why not try making your own packed-lunch-sized fruit salad? They are incredibly easy to prepare, all it takes is a selection of fruit and a chopping board!
The Classic Fruit Salad
1 x Kiwi Fruit
3 x Strawberry
10 x Grape
1 x Peach
1 x Apple
If you struggle to pick up the more exotic fruits, try our super-easy student fruit salad:
The Student Fruit Salad
1 x Tin of Peaches
1 x Apple
1 x Banana
The combination of textures make a fruit salad memorable, as long as you combine soft fruit with hard you’ll be in for a treat!
Colour can make a big difference too. The greens from a kiwi fruit or hand full of grapes give a fresh, natural colour to a predominantly soft, yellow & orange palette.
For more information about fresh fruit salads, get in touch with FN Foods today and receive a box of fresh fruit at your door.