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40 top tips for a British summer party

What makes a great summer party? There’s nothing quite like the British summer, and nothing better than celebrating it than a summer party. Whether it’s a big festive shindig or an intimate family get-together, a summer party is a great opportunity to prepare tasty food, decorate the house and have fun with friends and family. […]

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burger fajitas by Crazy Kitchen

45 kids meals ideas to mix up your menu

How do you inject a little variety into your family meals? At our #MixUpYourMenu Twitter party, mums shared their clever tips, tricks and tasty family meals. We were especially inspired with the ideas using Birds Eye mealtime favourites fish fingers, peas, chicken chargrills, burgers and new wholegrain fish fingers! The party was sponsored by Birds […]

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Annabel Karmel

Annabel Karmel’s top 5 tips for stress free meal times

I recently interviewed the queen of kid’s cuisine Annabel Karmel at The Baby Show in Birmingham  The inspirational mum-of-three is the best selling children’s cookbook author and a guru when it comes to all things baby food related. My daughter is nearly 11 months old and I’m currently experimenting with loads of Annabel’s recipes for breakfast, […]

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Pea pesto tapenade: Mixing up the menu with Birds Eye

We love peas in our house and eat them all the time but when we started working with Birds Eye on ways to #MixUpYourMenu — using family favourites such as peas, fish fingers and chicken chargrills in innovative dishes. I was inspired by a recipe I found from The Cowgirl Chef. This uses the favourites […]

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Mexican burgers: Mixing up the menu with Birds Eye

We’re working with Birds Eye with a Twitter Party to give ideas on how to inject a little variety into meals and #mixupyourmenu! Our #MixUpYourMenu Twitter party on Tuesday is the place to share your tips, tricks and tasty family meals. I used the opportunity to turn a burger into a Mexican burger. Check out […]

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Mix up your Menu with Birds Eye: Baja Fish Tacos

We’re working with Birsds Eye, looking for ideas on how to “Mix Up Your Menu”. Susanna, a California native, came up with Baja Fsh Tacos. How do you mix up the menu?

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Healthy Egg Meals you’ll love

When it comes to cooking, eggs are almost magical. They contain vitamins A, D, B12 and folate. They are delicious when runny, hard, fried, boiled, poached, coddled or baked. They only have 66 calories per medium egg. And as we discovered with our #HealthyEggMeals Challenge, they can elegantly take centre stage in family meals. The […]

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Cauliflower cheese from Recipes from a Pantry

23 healthy frozen food meals & tips #CoolCookery

Frozen food goes way beyond fish fingers. Frozen food ingredients range from quick-frozen vegetables, fruits, fish and meats to spices and herbs – ingredients you can use in all kinds of dishes, and with lots of benefits. Quick-freezing locks in freshness and nutritional goodness and frozen food help reduce waste by lasting longer in the […]

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Bake and raise some dough for Comic Relief

Our #RaiseSomeDough Twitter party was all about doing something delicious for a good cause: Baking something funny for money and raising some dough for Comic Relief. Bakers can help Comic Relief by purchasing from HomeSense some very groovy Henry Holland-designed aprons, tea towels and more that give to the charity with each purchase. The #RaiseSomeDough […]

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chocolate cherry fondue from Le Boot Camp Diet

Le Boot Camp Diet: Losing weight the French way

We have been preoccupied with French women and their secrets of slimming for a while. Meet Valérie Orsoni and you want to learn her secrets — her chic chestnut fringe sets off clear eyes, her nails are a glossy burgundy and her viewpoint on eating is delicious. “I have chocolate everyday,” she says. While she’s […]

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savoury Bramley apple and cheese tart by The Crazy Kitchen

39 delicious ways to eat Bramley apples

Bramley apples encapsulate so much about what we love about food: They’re delicious and tangy, they’re versatile and go with a wide variety of spices and herbs, they are truly British, only grown commercially in the UK, and they’re seasonal so you know you’re getting them at the height of their deliciousness (and when they’re […]

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Pea soup by Simple Wanderlust

21 family recipes using flavour pots

OXO are convinced that their new range of Herbs & More flavour pots are so easy to use that they wanted to see mums let their little Kitchen Magicians do the cooking for once. So 15 BritMums bloggers took up the challenge and became assistants to the magicians as the children took over the preparation […]

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Bloggers make ‘Bootiful’ turkey meals for kids

Here’s a project our bloggers gobbled up: Creating family meals using Bernard Matthews frozen breaded turkey. Turkey makes quick and easy dinners that kids will love, plus it makes parents’ life easier with great meal options, ready in 20 minutes or less. We asked some mum and dad bloggers to tell us what they thought of […]

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45 tips to get kids to drink more water

How do you encourage children to drink water? That is the question we asked in our recent #MrMenEvian Twitter party. We all know how important it is for children to keep hydrated, and water is the best way to do that. With the great tips you shared, children will gain health benefits and have fun […]

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Castle cake with raw sugar by Wollertz via Shutterstock

Top tips for making fairytale castle cakes

Our #BakeAWish Twitter party celebrated Fairy washing-up liquid’s search for the best fairytale castle picture to turn into a colossal cake, in its attempt to break the Guinness World Records™ title for the world’s largest cake sculpture. (The washing up from all 10,000 slices of cake will be done with 1 bottle of Fairy.) This […]

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Rachel Allen's Christmas Cake with Toasted Almond Paste

41 tips for baking and decorating Christmas cake

It’s never too early to start thinking about the Christmas cake. To promote delicious early planning, BritMums hosted the #XmasBake Twitter party so we could all share our best tips for creating the holiday classic. The party was sponsored by Currys PC World, where you can find all the mixers, bowls, cake tins, and utensils […]

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Anjum Anand

Anjum Anand: Recipes for National Curry Week

We are delighted to host some of Anjum’s favourite recipes on the BritMums blog in honour of National Curry Week. those of you who attended BritMums Live may have tasted some of her delicious chutneys during her session, they were perfect served with the selection of cheese. Here she goes one step further and shows […]

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50 inspiring recipe ideas for Maris Piper potatoes

We celebrated Potato Week with a Twitter party, using the #FluffyMarisPiper hashtag, all about the tasty meals you can make with the Maris Piper potatoes, the great all-round potato variety with a fluffy middle! Get more inspiration and recipe ideas at Lovepotatoes.co.uk Comfort food with potatoes Potatoes are great in curries to make them thick […]

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