Andrew James

20/06/2019

Cocktails & Mocktails Menu

Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the street. It’s also a pretty good opportunity to indulge in some delicious Mocktails and Cocktails made by our Boston Cocktail Set. These menus are full of delicious and refreshing drinks and, with a whole host of different ingredients, there will be something here for everyone.         For these recipes, we used the following products. To buy your own, simply click on the links below the images. The Boston Cocktail Set     The Ice Maker Machine... Read More

19/06/2019

Your Great British Bake-Off checklist

  The Great British Bake Off 2019 is coming towards the end of Summer and, even though we don’t have an official release date yet, that hasn’t stopped us from getting excited (and prepared) for the latest Bake Off, complete with Showstoppers, Star Bakers and Hollywood Handshakes. Right here, we have a whole host of great baking products, making up our very own GBBO checklist, so you can create the recipes yourself, alongside the Great British Bake-Off contestants. If you fancy any of the products in this list, click the... Read More

17/06/2019

British Food Fortnight: Fruit Scone Recipe

Isn’t it great to be British? We’re feeling all patriotic with British Food Fortnight  and we’re enjoying making lush bait to celebrate. This blog includes a delcious Fruit Scone Recipe and, if you’re anything like us, you’ll be arguing about two things… 1. How to say it (scone, as in ‘gone’ or scone, as in ‘cone’) 2. And whether it’s jam or cream first – to keep everyone happy, we’ll use GIFs to show both. Easy Fruit Scone ingredients 225g of self-raising flour (maybe have a little extra for dusting)... Read More

14/06/2019

Feel Good Friday: The health benefits of eating whipped cream

Is whipped cream healthy? This may sound a bit strange, but we’ve dug in and found that, yes. Whipped Cream can have some health benefits… just in time for whipped cream and strawberries (AKA Wimbledon) season.   Whipped cream provides Calcium, making for healthy teeth and bones.   Whipped cream is lower in Lactose and is therefore ideal for those with only a small degree of lactose sensitivity.   Whipped cream provides a healthy source of fat – but, good fat – as it supports a healthy metabolism. Ideal for... Read More

5 reasons to go vegetarian 13/06/2019

5 Reasons to become a Vegetarian

  If you find yourself feeling constantly sluggish and worried about heart disease, it may be a sign that you should switch to a vegetarian lifestyle and diet, so here are some great reasons to go vegetarian… This Summer is also the best time to start, as we have some incredible Vegetarian recipes to try when you’re hosting a Garden Party. If you’re considering switching to a meat-free diet, we have a massive range of easy Vegetarian meals for you to make, including Vegetarian curries, Vegetarian BBQs and Vegetarian Pie... Read More

12/06/2019

7 clever ways to use ice this Summer

Summer 2019 is here and so is our list of ways ice can be used as the temperature rises… Need ice quickly? Our Ice Cube Maker can produce 9 cubes of ice every 5-13 minutes. Buy yours here.

11/06/2019

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

The Handmaid's Tale Season 3: Blessed be the Fruit Cake 10/06/2019

The Handmaid’s Tale Recipes: Blessed be the Fruit …cake

  Under His Eye. The Handmaid’s Tale is back for a third season and we are on hand to serve up some delicious recipes for you to eat while watching June, Luke, Nick and Serena Joy’s shenanigans. Trying to be healthy-ish, our series of recipes are called…wait for it… Blessed be the fruit. Our first, a Fruit Pie Recipe can be found here. For Handmaid’s Tale Season 3 Episode 2, we have a delicious Fruit Cake Recipe.     Ingredients Serves: 8 225g self-raising flour 110g butter 110g sugar 225g... Read More

Nutella and Malteser Cupcake for National Cupcake Day 10/06/2019

Nutella & Malteser Cupcake Recipe (from Irish Baking Adventures)

  Our inspirational guest blogger Irish Baking Adventures has rustled up the most incredible recipe, just in time for National Cupcake Day. This recipe for Nutella & Malteser Cupcakes is enough to make 8-10 cupcakes, making them ideal as an after-meal treat or to take into work or maybe as a Father’s Day delight.     INGREDIENTS FOR CUPCAKES 175g softened butter 175g self-raising flour 175g caster sugar ½ tsp baking powder 3 large eggs ½ tsp vanilla extract 25g Ovaltine or Horlicks 10tsp Nutella   INGREDIENTS FOR BUTTERCREAM 175g... Read More

National Beef Jerky Day: Beef Jerky Recipe using the Andrew James Dehydrator 10/06/2019

A Beef Jerky Recipe to make in the Andrew James Dehydrator

Not so much a British delicacy, but still a tasty snack to chew on, Beef Jerky is something that is becoming more popular on this side of the pond and, to celebrate National Jerky Day (US), we’re treating you to this homemade jerky recipe that’s simple to make in your Andrew James Dehydrator. Not a fan of the Jerky? Scroll on down and see how to make Beef Jerky for your dog. Make Beef Jerky in the Dehydrator Ingredients 1-2lb of beef (the best beef for jerky making are lean... Read More