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Tesco Ireland Easter baking Q&A

Tesco Ireland Easter baking Q&A

Last night the Saucepan Kids (with able assistants Mum and Dad) took over the Tesco Ireland Facebook page and Twitter profile and held a Q&A session on cooking and baking with your kids over the Easter holidays. It was a nerve wracking 90 minutes for Mum and Dad but the kids answered questions like pros, […]

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  30th March 2015   1 comment
Saucepan Kids Q&A with Tesco Ireland

Saucepan Kids Q&A with Tesco Ireland

We’re delighted to announce that Saucepan Kids are taking over! Well not the world just yet, the Tesco Ireland Twitter profile and Facebook page this Sunday March 29th 2015 from 7:30 to 9pm. We’ll be running a Q&A session where we’ll be answering your burning (ahem) questions in relation to baking with your kids over the Easter […]

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  25th March 2015   No comments
A typical week in dinners (Linky)

A typical week in dinners (Linky)

Sinéad from Bumble’s of Rice invited us to take part in her ‘A Week in Dinners’ linky so we kept note of what we had for dinner for a week and took photos (when we remembered). The idea behind this is to get a glimpse into what real families eat during the week, not just […]

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  1st February 2015   No comments
3 things to do with leftover turkey

3 things to do with leftover turkey

It’s been a couple of days now since Christmas Day and that turkey is probably still taking up loads of room in the fridge! No matter how many people you had around for Christmas dinner, you’re bound to still have copious amounts of meat leftover so what are you going to do with it? However […]

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  27th December 2014   No comments
Tesco Make-Your-Own Gingerbread House

Tesco Make-Your-Own Gingerbread House

This year my mum and I went to the Tesco Christmas Launch in Dublin. There was loads of different foods to taste. They all looked yummy and they tasted amazing too! They had a DJ playing Christmas music and a table decorated with a Christmas dinner. Downstairs they had carol singers welcoming you in and […]

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  20th December 2014   3 comments
Pasta Masterclass at Jamie’s Italian

Pasta Masterclass at Jamie’s Italian

We were incredibly lucky to be invited by Jamie Oliver’s Irish business partner to visit their restaurant, Jamie’s Italian, in Dundrum, to have a pasta masterclass with their chefs. Even though Jamie obviously wasn’t going to be there, it was an amazing privilege because he was a major inspiration for us to start this blog after watching his TED talk […]

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  23rd November 2014   No comments
Tesco Launch Wonky Veg Initiative

Tesco Launch Wonky Veg Initiative

Tesco Ireland have recently announced they will soon start stocking ‘wonky veg’ for their customers. What is wonky veg I hear you ask? Well, apparently every year millions of kilos of fresh veg is thrown away or used as animal feed if they are classified as being irregular in shape or size. Tesco will trial […]

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  8th October 2014   No comments
What has gone wrong with our daily bread?

What has gone wrong with our daily bread?

  I’ve known for a long time that the majority of the packaged sliced bread that you buy from the supermarket, especially the white variety, is not good for you but it took an episode of River Cottage to ignite my passion for real bread. In the episode, Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall explained exactly what goes […]

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  8th October 2014   1 comment
Bored with breakfast?

Bored with breakfast?

Mornings always seem to be chaotic in our house no matter how much prep we do the night before or no matter how early we get up! Then there’s breakfast… how is it that we seem to settle having the same breakfast cereal everyday but we wouldn’t dream of having the same lunch and dinner […]

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  7th October 2014   2 comments