Archive for January, 2012

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The ‘Ugly’ Food Aisle…

This came to our attention last week & we notice that it’s getting more and more press interest.  Conservative MP, Laura Sandys, is making a stand supporting ‘ugly food.’  Supermarkets refuse to take certain fresh produce if it doesn’t look right & it gets wasted.  Ms. Sandys is wholly against […]

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Customer Service At Its Best…

This brilliant story came to our attention & we think it is just a perfect example of how a simple act of customer service can go a long way. We implore anyone not to smile as they read this… Customer service is an important value to any company and it […]

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‘Chefs on Wheels’ Housebites in The Guardian…

Another great day in the housebites headquarters, the reason for such glee is down to a fantastic article in The Guardian this time. A couple of weeks ago, housebites chef – Laurent Rossi – was shadowed by a reporter from The Guardian testing out his food & then following Laurent as […]

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The ‘Fry Factor’

Housebites has attracted a few big names to its service but none as delightful as the charismatic writer, broadcaster and knower of everything Stephen Fry.  Stephen ordered last night by his own volition and posted a nice review too. It’s no secret that Stephen is one of the most influential people […]

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Thai Style Grilled Tiger Prawns

Here’s a quick Thai marinade, perfect for tiger prawns- this would work well with other seafood as well e.g squid or a whole fish. Ingredients: – raw big prawns, ideally still in their shells – half a teaspoon of white peppercorns (if you cannot find white, leave them out) – […]

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Three Hungry Boys with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall…

For anyone wanting something fun and highly entertaining on Sunday evening, Three Hungry Boys is our recommendation.  It is actually the 2nd series of this show, however the 1st series was positioned at 3pm on a Sunday and barely had any marketing.  So, they’ve ripped it bare and started from […]

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Housebites Two Page Spread in The Times…

Massive smiles in the office today after devouring this article that appeared in The Times today, ‘Perfect Delivery – forget greasy pizza and chop suey in a tub: home deliveries have grown up,” writes Daisy Greenwell. It’s a fantastic piece that highlights what housebites has to offer, the glowing benefits […]

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The Rise of Lorraine Pascale (and her Rocky Road Bites!)

So, in case you’ve been hiding in a cave this past year you will have noticed the absolute domination of gorgeous chef, Lorraine Pascale.  She is, quite literally, everywhere.  TV screens, book shelves, newspapers… it is unbelievable how her rise to the top seemed to happen overnight. And quite rightly […]

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