British Food Fortnight: Haggis, Neeps and Tatties Recipe

We really are blessed to be British, aren’t we? And, during this time of change and new direction, we thought we’d embrace something that’ll never change: our love of food and the good old fashioned Haggis Recipe. This really is a dish made for the Autumn and Winter seasons as it’s easy to make in the Slow Cooker and is hearty and beautifully warming. Easy Slow Cooker Haggis Recipe Haggis, Neeps and Tatties Ingredients 1 haggis (with natural casing) 400g of Swede and Turnips 500g of Potatoes Butter and/or milk... Read More


Chicken Parmigiana Recipe (by Ebba Christine)

Slimming World legend Ebba knows her way around our Air Fryer better than we do! Don’t believe us? Here’s her terrific Chicken Parmigiana recipe that is simple, healthy and delicious! How to cook a Chicken Parmigiana…   Ingredients for parmo 2 chicken breasts Seasoning of choice – salt and pepper. 100g Smash and 30g Parmesan cheese 1 egg Frylight   Ingredients for Sauce 1 red onion 2 cloves of garlic 1 box of passata 1 tsp fresh parsley 1 tsp of fresh basil     Method Flatten 2 chicken breasts... Read More

Arancini balls 3 29/07/2019

Ebba’s Arancini recipe (Arancini balls stuffed with cheese)

Ebba, our weight loss expert, has a fab recipe for you to make in our very own Air Fryer.     Risotto formed into balls stuffed with cheese! Main ingredients for simple yummy risotto: Risotto rice Stock Seasoning Mushrooms Onion Garlic Meat/Fish or extra veg Herbs (My go-to SW syn-free and speed veg risotto includes: onions, spring onion, garlic cloves, mushrooms, spring greens and fresh herbs, with a mix of chicken and vegetable stock.)   Extra ingredients for Arancini Balls Cheese (If following SW 2 regular Babybels are a Hex... Read More

Great North Run Diet Plan 25/07/2019

Great North Run: My half-marathon diet

  Hello! This is Anthony, the Content Writer at Andrew James and this year, I’m doing the Great North Run. It’ll be my 4th year of doing it and, as mad as it sounds, I genuinely look forward to it every year.                         The atmosphere is nothing short of incredible, the sense of North-East spirit really comes into its own on GNR day and there are thousands – literally, thousands – of stories taking place. Many are running for... Read More


Dine of Duty: Mutton Chops Recipe

It is the final episode of Line of Duty Season 5 this Sunday and it’s time for us to get answers to the questions that have been bugging us for the last few weeks.     Not ‘Who is H?’ ‘Are Line of Duty stories true?’ and ‘Is Hastings bent?’ No, this blog concerns itself with the mystery of ‘How to watch Line of Duty?’ Well, with one of our delicious Dine of Duty recipes, of course.     So far, we’ve had recipes for:   Chili Con Carne (Dot... Read More

Use these knives when making Fruit Salad this slow cooker roast chicken recipe - and nothing else 24/04/2019

Dine of Duty: Roast Chicken Licken in the Slow Cooker

Do you know your DCC’s from your AFO’s and your REG-15’s from your SCG’s? Then, Dine of Duty, this food-based blog, will be right up your alleyway. Tell us about it, Ted. SPOILER ALERT: THIS BLOG CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM SERIES 5 EPISODE 5 OF LINE OF DUTY! IF YOU HAVEN’T ALREADY WATCHED THE EPISODE, DO NOT READ ANY FURTHER! No, we definately Arnott kidding! We take Line of Duty, Dine of Duty and all things AC-12 related very seriously.   After the episode ends with Mrs Corbett reading (adopts Liverpudlian... Read More

Line of Duty Blog 09/04/2019

Dine of Duty: Classic Burger Recipe

Line of Duty is on BBC One every Sunday, so for this ‘Dine of Duty’, we’re looking at what we’re going to eat while we guess what’s going to happen next.   Well, this week we’ve been inspired by PC Bannerjee, who featured way back in Series One, when he offered to take little Ryan (kid on the bike) for a burger. Good for you, Kate Fleming, but can we please get back to the recipe?   Our Burger recipe is simply classic and is the only answer to the... Read More

Defrost Tray thawing food from the fridge freezer 05/04/2019

A list of ways the Quick Thaw Defrost Tray can help you out in the kitchen

Got people coming round this Summer? Always finding yourself low on time when getting dinner ready? Wondering how to defrost chicken quickly after your gym workout? The Andrew James Quick Thaw Defrost Tray is a bit of a mouthful, but it is also a must for anyone who wants to be better prepared in the kitchen or feels that they never have enough time to cook food from frozen. Ideal for: Those who may freeze a lot of food (night shift week, perhaps?) Those who need to defrost chicken fast... Read More


Easter recipe: Roast Gammon Ham in the Halogen Oven

Forget Mary Berry and Jamie Oliver this Easter. For a truly delicious Easter dinner, you only need one name in your kitchen and that’s Andrew James. With our Halogen Oven – whether you have the premium model or the 12 litre digital model with a hinged lid – this Easter recipe will certainly satisfy your dinner guests. Cooking a ham can sometimes be a tricky business, but with the Andrew James Halogen Oven (as well as this recipe), you’ll not have to worry too much…   Once thoroughly defrosted, put... Read More


Easter recipe (How to make Slow Cooker Lamb Tagine)

This recipe for Slow Cooker Lamb Tagine is great for any Sunday dinner, but it is particularly perfect for Easter Sunday. The slow cooker can work its magic while you’re hunting chocolate eggs. Ingredients 900g lamb shoulder 1 sweet potato, chopped into chunks 1 chopped onion 3 carrots, sliced 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp mixed spices 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 lamb stock cube ½ bunch coriander, chopped Method 1. Ensure your lamb is thoroughly defrosted, before placing it in the slow cooker and covering... Read More