Pear and Saffron Chutney

Pear and Saffron Chutney

This is Housebites team member Andy’s favourite chutney recipe, learnt when he spent a week in the kitchen at Maze It goes especially well with paté, or cold meats and game, but also with cheese and all the other usual suspects.  Makes a decent batch, but then that’s normally the idea with chutney. *** Ingredients … Continue reading

Round Me Up, Scotty!

Round Me Up, Scotty!

We’ve got something new to introduce to you: our ‘Round Up My Order’ button, which you’ll now see whenever you reach the Housebites checkout. You know how sometimes an order comes to £14.60, and you just round it up in your head, thinking “it was a 15 quid meal”?!  Well our ‘Round Me Up’ button … Continue reading

Breakthrough in the Fish Fight!

Breakthrough in the Fish Fight!

Those of you following the big Fish Fight, we’ve had a massive breakthrough! Fisheries ministers have finally decided that Europe is to completely ban the controversial policy of throwing dead fish caught by accident (under the EU quota system) back into the water, to be wasted.  Too many fish had been killed and discarded, simply … Continue reading

Eat Seasonal!

Eat Seasonal!

Eating seasonal food is incredibly important.  It makes cooking a meal a whole lot cheaper (seasonal produce is, understandably, less expensive, because it’s easier to get hold of), and it also means that the food you’re eating is LOCAL, which has great effects on both your health and the environment. However, we’ve found that few … Continue reading

Bloggers Know Best

Bloggers Know Best

A heap of the most brilliant food bloggers have released the 100 best dishes in London 2012.  If you’re not sure what to eat, or where to eat it, check out the list on Time Out London.  And try not to be too hungry before reading it!