The California raisin industry produces 300,000 tons of dried fruit annually, within a 60-mile radius of Fresno, known as the central San Joaquin Valley. The UK is one of the top two export markets. The growers and packers in the Valley have invested heavily in equipment and technology to ensure California raisins are the cleanest and safest raisins in the world.
Our children love to be outside, they love everything about the garden and the great outdoors, they love wildlife and bugs, being crafty, and are generally much happier outside. That’s why we were so keen to find out a bit more about Willow & Wild.
Perceptions I find, can be strange things.
We are all guilty no doubt of having a perception of someone that turned out to be so inaccurate you feel embarrassed and a little stupid for missing the reality.
Having been back to the USA recently, I was left wondering…what is the quintessential American food? This is one question which can elicit varied responses but never result in any consensus. It is safe to say that the American food culture does not have a single definition, but instead is best described through a melting […]
Do you cook with your children? It’s something that I’ve done with all the children since they were little. My parents and grandparents used to get me involved in cooking and general kitchen activity when I was young and it’s something I feel really strongly about. Cooking and knowing your way around a kitchen are […]
When you think about the nation’s favourite dishes what do you think of? A quick google search of these includes things like: Fish and chips Pizza Bangers and mash Roast dinners Sausage and chips Curry Stir fry Toad in the hole Shepherd’s Pie Bacon sandwich Full English breakfast Can you think of any more? What […]
Being nominated to make Christmas dinner can be stressful for some people. Cooking for lots of people is a lot of pressure on an average day, the pressure during Christmas is even more extreme. After all, Christmas dinner is an important part of the day. Though a disaster would lead to a family story, it […]
The Great British Bake Off or GBBO as followers of the hit show sometimes refer to it as, is dominating TV ratings this year. I haven’t watched it. Something you’d think was a criminal offence talking to some people, but that’s nothing against the show, more that I don’t really get that much time to watch […]