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A Tasty Chicken Surprise From Taste Inc!

I was recently sent a set of Taste Inc. 100% Chargrilled Chicken Fillets to taste and review. I admit whilst I love trying new food treat I was a little bit skeptical. I like to cook my meat from scratch generally and limit the number of pre-packaged meat meals I have in my diet. However I was assure that this was 100% Chargrilled Chicken Fillet with no hidden meat extras.

Taste Inc Chargrilled Chicken

These Taste Inc chicken fillets are exactly what they say on the packet, a simple, mini inner breast chicken fillet. It comes in two flavours, Original and Spicy, and is chargrilled over sustainably sourced charcoal. You can actually taste the chargrilled flavour!  The product is completely natural, high in protein and low in fat and so it can be eaten as a snack, in a sandwich or in a salad. I’m also sure that fitness fanatics will love these. Here’s short video review (accidentally filmed in portrait but still a good video):

I won’t necessarily stop buying raw chicken to cook at home but for picnics and packed lunches and any time-sensitive events these are a great quality tasting alternative and they are healthy which is key!

Cheese Board Inspiration with The English Provender Co.

I love cheese and cheese loves me.

I honestly do not want to live in a world where there is no cheese.  I could eat cheese all day, every day if there were no associated health risks (always eat responsibly).

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Aside from cheese itself, what I love is the relationship between cheese and other food groups. Cheese goes well with bread, olives, meat, grapes, you name it! Basically cheese is a symbol of hope for humanity. We should all be like cheese and come together in delicious unity. This is why getting sent some jars of The English Provender Co.’s chutneys to review as a gift was an absolute delight and an opportunity to dust off my fancy slate cheeseboard.

As you can see the branding and packaging is absolutely brilliant. The attention to detail and quality of design makes each jar feel like a perfect gift for others or simply a gift to yourself.

chutney and cheese

I went with brie and blue cheese for my cheese board opting for the Hot Chilli and Red Repper chutney and the Plum & Bramley apple chutney on crackers, very simple but very effective. The chutneys taste homemade, they have a depth of flavour that would most probably be missing from a mass produced jar of chutney and the ingredients used are clearly high quality. What I particularly liked was that the chutneys whilst containing sugar didn’t taste like they were full of saturated sugars, this probably has something to do with the quality of the ingredients and how they are combined within The English Provender Co. recipes. They are rich and wholesome with almost a festive feel, these products would go great with mulled wine but obviously suitable for anytime of the year. These chutneys get a thumbs up from me! Make sure you give them a try with plenty of cheese of course.

You can find them in most major supermarkets, visit their website to find out more about the brand.