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The Perfect Christmas Dinner

Its the time of your that everyone begins to worry about the big Christmas Dinner! ‘Duck fat or goose fat for the roasties?’,  ’Corn-fed, free-range bronze turkey or whatever Waitrose has left the night before Christmas’, ‘Brandy butter, brandy cream, or just plain brandy?’ We want to make Christmas dinners […]

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The Weird & Wonderful World of Colourful Food

Chef’s are always looking for new ways to excite appetites in their cooking. We at Housebites love using imaginative and inspiring ingredients in our dishes in order to get your taste buds tingling. But in the last few years the creation of cross-bred fruit and vegetables and the transformation of […]

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Christmas in a glass

At the end of last week the Housebites team braved the winter weather and hit the streets giving away our very own Housebites Mulled Wine kits.  Needless to say they went down a STORM! In aid of this we’ve shared with you our delicious festive mulled wine recipe for you […]

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Our Dos and Don’ts for International Food Photography Day

Food photography is big news any day – we sometimes feel it’s the oil that keeps the wheels of the internet running smoothly. But today – *drumroll, please!* – is International Food Photography Day. It’s kind of a big deal for us. We thought we’d share a few tricks of […]

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Fireworks, Sparklers and British Bangers!

What a week to embrace the winter weather! Not only is it Bonfire Night today, which is the perfect excuse to grab a generous glass of mulled wine and bask in the bonfire heat; this week is British Sausage Week. Just the chance to indulge in some mouthwatering and hearty sausages […]

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From Pumpkin to Plate

You’ve got your pumpkin at the ready, tools in hand, all your creative ideas whirling around your head waiting to be let loose onto this orangey blank canvas. You’ve done your best to create the most terrifying smile the world has ever seen. But all you’ve managed to do is […]

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The Best of the Bunch: Your pictures

We love receiving pictures of all of your culinary creations. Plus every week, the person with the most delicious looking dish will get their next box absolutely free! Here are some of our favourite Smoked Haddock Kedgeree pics…                         […]

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It’s Halloumi for Tea

  Baked Mediterranean Vegetables in a Tomato & Pesto Sauce with Golden Hallloumi Cheese & Eggs.      Halloumi Cheese Halloumi cheese is a vegetarian’s dream!  As well as having a deliciously creamy and salty flavour, this cheese has a high melting point, meaning it can be fried or grilled […]

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Think Outside the Box

Here at Housebites we need to make sure that you get the most out of your boxes. Our customers don’t just want to eat great food; they want to be able to cook it themselves, with the knowledge that chefs have gained through years of experience, in the comfort of […]

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We are back!

Hello Housebites friends, one and all.. We trust you’ve all been well. You might have noticed that we have made some rather big and exciting changes in the last few months. After the huge success of our service that reinvented the take-away, Housebites has launched a fantastic new ingredient box […]

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