If you’re looking for immune-boosting, calorie-controlled and freshly prepared premium meals that have Michelin star quality, then Love Yourself is for you. Covering all the big dietary requirements and more, professional chef Michal Snela (who previously worked alongside Marcus Wareing) uses his culinary skills to deliver a healthy, balanced, weekly menu to you on a daily basis.
Cooked fresh, they contain no processed meats, additives or preservatives and are perfect for the health-conscious and fitness fanatics.
More information: www.loveyourself.co.uk
Firmdale Afternoon Tea
Luxury afternoon teas bring a little piece of Firmdale directly from the kitchen at Ham Yard Restaurant straight to your door. Group Executive Head Chef Robin Head has carefully selected popular treats to recreate a quintessentially British high tea affair at home, or whilst out on a picnic.
A selection of finger sandwiches, savouries and sweet treats, including arancini and chorizo sausage rolls, homemade scones with clotted cream, plus preserves and cakes, are accompanied by the added option of a bottle of fine champagne to top off the experience. Note that Firmdale delivers to London postcodes only. More information: www.firmdalehotels.com
Northcote Restaurant for Wellocks at Home
An exclusive virtual fine dining experience has been launched by the Michelin-starred Northcote Restaurant in Lancashire for Wellocks at Home – a nationwide click and collect company from the suppliers of quality ingredients to 45 per cent of the UK’s Michelin-starred restaurants.
On and from Friday 31st July 2020, Chef Lisa Goodwin-Allen will help guide you through cooking your three-course meal through a step-by-step pre-recorded digital masterclass, as well as receiving a box with all of the premium ingredients needed along with a recipe booklet.
The menu includes a tomato and cheddar toastie, Yorkshire chicken with slow-roasted onion, summer pods and parsley and strawberries with meringue and minty sweet water ice. Lisa will also talk through the techniques, tips and tricks behind some of her top dishes, including her dessert that featured on The Great British Menu TV show. There’s also the option to add on a wine pairing from the Wright Wine Company when you add it to your online shopping cart. More information: www.wellocksathome.co.uk
This popular bakery store has just opened up the chance for you to receive a selection of creatively-themed, freshly-baked hampers following the launch of its ‘At Home’ service. Choose from six carefully curated boxes: ‘Breakfast in Bed’, ‘Farmhouse Breakfast’, ‘Cookie Box’, ‘Sofa Picnic’, ‘Cake Box’ and ‘Cream Tea Box’.
The ‘Farmhouse Breakfast’ has enough for four to feast on including Blackheath white sourdough, Quicke’s whey butter, Goldstein smoked salmon, Longley Farm crème Fraiche, fruit and nut granola, mevgal Greek yoghurt, strawberry jam, Cacklbean eggs, Brade’s milk, orange juice and ground house blend coffee. Each one contains a Gail’s tote bag too. More information: www.gailsbread.co.uk
This multi-award winning start-up based in Yorkshire specialises in clean, healthy and nutritious curries that are handmade, freshly frozen and couriered out nationwide. Set up by a 75-year old Indian grandmother, whose name is Akila, and her son who is an NHS consultant doctor, all of the meals are hand-cooked by Akila and her team for a more authentic Asian taste.
Chicken, meat, vegetarian and vegan menus include jackfruit biryani, aubergine and peanut curry and Delhi butter chicken. This is the ideal alternative to ordering an Indian takeout. More information: www.chefakila.com
For purely plant-based meals with no distractions, this is the one to turn to. First, build your delivery box by choosing from either six, eight or ten meals from the menu. Cooked and served fresh-frozen to lock in the flavours and nutrients, Planty’s Head and Development Chef Joe is passionate about responsible and nutritious food.
He has worked at some big-name restaurants, including Petrus, to prepare dishes such as barbeque banana blossom burrito, yaki-miso udon noodles and shepherd-less pie. Rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes, these foods are full of fibre, protein and rich in vitamins and minerals. More information: www.planty.uk
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