Archive for August, 2011

housebites - The Movie

Housebites – The Movie

A slightly different day for Simon and Tom today as filming began on ‘housebites – the Movie’. Although. not so much a movie, more of a ‘how it works’ video which will go on the home page soon. The video was shot by the very capable Memo Interactive and was […]

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Future 50 gives you wings!

Future 50 Gives You Wings!

We’re delighted to announce that housebites has made the Future 50 shortlist. That means we’re down to the last 87 companies classed as Britain’s coolest, most promising and exciting startups. The judges are now going through them all to select the final 50 that have the power to grow and […]

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Are you in this map?

Are You In This Map?

We’re looking for people who live anywhere within this map.  If that’s you then you’ve just won dinner on us! We’re out testing again and this time we’re in Sarf London with two new chefs, our cyclists and loads of home-cooked meals to deliver.  So if you’d like a meal […]

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Would you hire any of these people?

Would You Hire Any Of These People?

We had our first team photo today. Clockwise from top left: Mike Britain, CTO ; Antonio Vasquez Reyes, Junior Developer ; Andy Oliver, Head Chef ; Tom Gurney, Community Manager ; Simon Prockter, CEO If you ever see any of these guys on the street, move away quickly! Photography by […]

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Pan Fried Mackerel with a Walnut, Beetroot and Apple Salad

This a great healthy dish, a few buttered new potatoes on the side and it’s dinner.Mackerel is bang in season right now….it’s one of those fish that really needs to be super-fresh, so cook this dish when your fishmonger has them straight off the boat. Ingredients (serves two): 1 large […]

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housebites 'live and unleashed'

Housebites ‘Live and Unleashed’

Last night we had our first real-world test, and I’m happy to report that on the whole it was a resounding success! We have all turned up at the office looking a little jaded but keen to iron out the problems that we encountered last night, some foreseen – some […]

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Beta-tasters required

Beta-Tasters Required!

As we get closer to launch we’re testing our systems non-stop. Be that making bookings or cycling round houses with air deliveries to test our logisitics. We’re now at the stage where we need real people who we can deliver real food to free of charge. We need to test […]

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