Macmillan Coffee Morning: Benefits of our Lumiglo Coffee Maker 09/07/2019
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Macmillan Coffee Morning 2019: Why the Lumiglo Coffee Maker is the Coffee Maker you need

When is Macmillan Coffee Morning 2019? The official date for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is 27th September, but you don’t have to host your event on that date, if people can’t make it. You don’t even have to have it in the morning. Whether you are attending a cake-tastic event or hosting a coffee morning yourself, the party can take place at any time of day. Or all day, if you and your guests wish.   How do Macmillan Coffee Mornings work? It’s easy. Pin your Coffee Morning Banner... Read More

National Burger Day: Falafel Burger Recipe 02/07/2019
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National Burger Day: Falafel Burger Recipe

  National Burger Day is coming up, but we are also smack bang in the middle of BBQ season, so here’s a delicious Vegetarian Burger Recipe for you to try. Whether you are in dire need of Vegetarian recipes or would just like to try a meatless burger, our Falafel Burger Recipe is healthy, fresh and perfect to make for either lunch or dinner.     How to make Veggie Burgers: Falafel Flavour   Ingredients A 250g tin of chickpeas 1 medium onion 2 garlic cloves 2 tsp ground coriander... Read More

Burger and chips 27/06/2019
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National Burger Day: Why you should make your own burgers

Feel Good Friday! It’s Summertime! The time of the year where Ice Cream, refreshing drinks and Barbecues reign supreme. And, is there anything nicer than delicious burgers sizzling on the grill in the sunshine? Well, yes, there is, as a matter of fact. Delicious Homemade Burgers sizzling on the grill in the sunshine.   And, as National Burger Day is on the horizon, we thought we’d have a look at the advantages of avoiding shop-bought or restaurant patties and why everyone should eat burgers made at home…     They’re... Read More

A list of University Essentials 25/06/2019

The Andrew James list of University Essentials

  If you’ve got any young people leaving the nest this September, you are probably either dying for them to leave or dying for them to stay. Either way, this list of essentials for university students will be a perfect read for you, as it’s full of great items to ensure they get the next chapter of their lives off to its best possible start.     Wine Glasses Let’s start off with the obvious, shall we? Your little darlings will most possibly be partaking in a few drinks. So,... Read More

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Summer 2019: A list of Garden Party accessories

  If you haven’t noticed, but we’re reaching the time of year that calls itself ‘British Summer Time’. Whether the weather reflects it or not is in the lap of the gods, but here at Andrew James, we’re incredibly positive beings and we’re always ready to get ourselves out into the fresh air, whether it is for a Barbecue, Picnic or Garden Party.     For Summer 2019, we’ve already had a look at Barbecue recipes and products, as well as the benefits of going on Picnics, so this blog... Read More

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International Picnic Day 2019: A list of reasons why you need a Picnic Bag

  INTERNATIONAL PICNIC DAY – 18TH JUNE 2019   Whether you hear the word and think ‘Family Picnic’, ‘Romantic Picnic’ or just a ‘Picnic with friends’, a Picnic Bag is so easy to transport to your chosen dining spot on those sunny Summer days, whoever you’re with. But, do people still picnic? And, if they do, is a Picnic Backpack worth it? Here, we look at the benefits of both picnicking and the Picnic Bag…   Fresh air and exercise Getting out and enjoying the good weather must be the... Read More

Strawberry Sorbet recipe from missh_mac 21/05/2019
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Strawberry Sorbet from missh_mac

We are being proper spoiled by missh_mac and her Ice Cream and Sorbet recipes. Armed with her trusty Ice Cream Maker, she continues to wow us with delicious treats, like this Strawberry Sorbet Recipe. Cool and refreshing, this sorbet is ideal for the Summer months.     Strawberry Sorbet Ingredients 1kg strawberries, washed 225g sugar 2 teaspoons lemon juice, to taste 1/2 teaspoon salt     Strawberry Sorbet Method Cut the tops off from strawberries and purée in a blender or food processor until smooth. You might need a little... Read More


National BBQ Week: Preparing for a rained-off BBQ

It’s coming up to BBQ season and you will probably have everything in place for a fantastic day of family, friends and most important of all, food.     You’ll have all the right gear, not to mention a BBQ menu that will please each one of your guests. The only thing you can’t rely on is the weather.   At Andrew James, we love being prepared for any outcome. So, here we have a list of great products that will help your barbecue go without a hitch, regardless of... Read More

Father's Day Gift Guide 2019 17/05/2019
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Feel Good Friday: A list of great Father’s Day gift ideas

It’s Father’s Day next month and, if you’re reading this on the day it went out, you’ve got plenty of time to read this Feel Good Friday blog and decide whether he’d love something to bake with, cook with, help him snack, drink out of, garden with or something to help stay trim.   If you’re reading this with a week to go, what kind of Dad is he? We haven’t got time to waste. So…what kind of Dad is he?   For Dads who love to bake    ... Read More