National Days


National Love Your Pet Day!

Let’s talk about pets, baby! Let’s talk about you and me! Let’s talk about all the good things And the bad things that may be. Let’s talk about pets! Have you got a pet that needs pampering? Be sure to check our range of great products and share your love for your four-legged friends with us andrewjamesuk on Instagram and @andrewjamesltd on Twitter!


How to make it through Singles Awareness Day without slapping someone (sort of)

Okay, okay. If you’re a single pringle, you may have got a tiny bit fed up of all the loved-up silliness that was Valentine’s Day. OR… you might not have cared less, because you’re a fun-loving and reckless legend, free to do whatever you want whenever you want. Anyway! We’ve got some excellent ideas as to how you can make it through Singles Awareness Day without slapping someone…whether you were bothered about being single on Valentine’s Day or not. Eat We think the best way to happiness is through the... Read More

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14th February: Your guide to the perfect Valentine’s Day

It’s almost time to say… Happy Valentine’s Day! Yes, love is in the air and if you are looking for ways to make your Valentine’s day, you’ve come to the right place. We have got the timeline to the perfect 14th February: 7:00am – Wake up and open presents. May we suggest these fantastic Valentine’s Day gift ideas? Stand Food Mixer Do you live with a Paul Hollywood wannabe? Help them step up their baking game with this great appliance. Then, sit back and think of all the cakes they’re... Read More

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National Pizza Day: Pizza Waffle Recipe

It’s National Pizza Day! National Pizza Day has just brought the creative side out of us, so we’re using our very own waffle maker to make this fantastic hole-filler. We know… pizza + waffles = Ingredients Waffle mix 8 ozs of sliced cheese Sliced pepperoni – as much as you’d like. Pizza sauce How to make Pizza Waffles Turn on your waffle maker. Pour your waffle mix into the trays and place the sliced cheese and pepperoni on top. Close lid and cook for 5 minutes. Open up and feast... Read More

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Time to Talk Day

It’s time to talk about mental health. Believe it or not, but it’s still harder for people to open up about their own mental health than it is for family members, friends, colleagues and casual acquaintances to approach someone they may be worried about. That’s why this Time to Talk Day, we’re encouraging you all to find Time to Talk to anyone you have concerns for.   Not sure what we mean? Well, if you’ve noticed any of the following in anyone you spend a lot of time with: Have... Read More

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Chinese New Year 2019: Deep Fat Fryer Chinese Sweet ‘N Sour Pork

Ingredients 2 lbs of pork 2 eggs 1 tsp of sesame oil 1 cup cornstarch) ½ tsp of salt 1/4 tsp of pepper Chinese five spices 2 ½ tbsps of canola oil Method for Sweet & Sour Pork In one bowl, mix the cornstarch with the salt, pepper and a pinch of the Chinese Five Spices. In a second bowl, beat the eggs and add the teaspoon of sesame oil. Chop the pork into pieces and coat them with the cornstarch mixture. Dip each piece of pork into the egg... Read More

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World Nutella Day 2019!

Can you believe it? It’s World Nutella Day again already! If you’re not excited, you need to get your priorities in order, because here at Andrew James Towers, we’re nuts about the stuff and cannot wait to sink our teeth into all of these rip-roaring recipes. Nutella Pizza recipe It’s pizza, Jim, but not as we know it. This one is from back in the day, but with a fresh punnet of strawberries, we can always go back to it and enjoy it time and time again. Feel like doing... Read More

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Chinese New Year 2019: Meat grinder noodles recipe

Chinese New Year 2019 Meat grinder noodles recipe Ingredients 360 Grams High Gluten Flour 1 tsp Lye water (Potassium Carbonate Solution) ½ tsp Salt 1 Cup Water Extra Flour for dusting Instructions Put all the ingredients in your mixing bowl (apart from the cup of water) and incorporate thoroughly with the dough hook attachment of your stand food mixer. Gradually add the water and continue to mix for 3 or so minutes. Wrap your mixture in plastic wrap and cool in the fridge overnight. The next morning, break the now-hardened... Read More

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Chinese New Year 2019: Asian Chicken in a Slow Cooker

Chinese New Year 2019 Asian Chicken in a Slow Cooker Ingredients 2 lbs skinless chicken breasts 1/2 cup of light soy sauce 1/3 cup of oyster sauce 1/3 cup of honey 6 crushed garlic cloves 1 1/2 tbsps of cornstarch ¼ cup spring onions 1 tbsp of sesame seeds Water Method In your slow cooker bowl, whisk the soy sauce, oyster sauce, honey and garlic together to make a saucy texture. Remove bones from the chicken and coat them in the sauce. Place slow cooker lid on top of the... Read More

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Tinnitus Awareness Week 2019

This week is Tinnitus Awareness Week and the theme for 2019 is isolation. Too many people who have the condition say they feel alone and don’t have many people they can reach out to and we want to make sure they aren’t on their own. That’s why here at Andrew James, we’re supporting Tea for Tinnitus. It is a great opportunity for those who hear noises to reach out over a brew OR for those who know someone with Tinnitus to pop the kettle on and invite friends over. The... Read More