The Best Savoury & Sweet Snacks When You Aren’t Baking

Here at Rosies Kitchen we know that when you spend all day cooking lunch and dinner, the last thing you want to do is bake snacks for afterward, as you are looking for some time to finally relax. So we thought we would list some of the options for after-meal snacks which you and your family can have whilst enjoying a tea at the end of a day. Whether it’s round the table or around the TV, we hope this list of healthy yet delicious snacks has something for you to enjoy.

KIND Mini Cranberry Almond

Kind bars are packed with not only great tasting ingredients, but healthy ingredients. With a source of vitamin A, C and E you are sure to not feel guilty whilst tucking into the snack late at night. Kind bars are particularly great when accompanied by a tea of coffee. Apart from being great at night for a snack source, it’s the perfect pick me up for during the day when you are lacking some energy, with all the almonds and nuts providing vital energy to continue with day to day tasks.

Sweet Potato Pop Chips

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Sometimes at night, when you are hungry to eat more, you often find yourself eating unhealthy saturated fats such as packets of crisps, although when you get to this point you should have some Pop Chips prepared so that you don’t go for the unhealthy options. Pop Chips are great as they aren’t fried, and are made with the natural ingredient of sweet potato. So having a snack every now and then doesn’t have to make you feel guilty.

Morris cookies, wafers and biscuits

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Morris is a company who have been growing increasingly over the past year, before you would find their products at whole foods stores, who sell foods specifically to promoting natural ingredients, but how with the help of the branding agency Pearlfisher, they have now changed their packaging and design so that they can be sold in all the major supermarkets and become more accessible to the public. Morris’ products smell and taste like home cooking, and they don’t have any nasty ingredients in them, so after dinner it makes their cookies, wafers and biscuits the perfect guilt-free snack to indulge in.

Fage Peach Yogurt

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Fage’s new peach yogurt is a great snack to have not only at night, but through the day to accompany a lunch or breakfast. Apart from the yogurt only having 2% fat, the ingredients come together to create a creamy, rich taste combining the fresh burst of peach flavour to the thick and almond flavour of the yogurt. If you don’t like peach, you should try one of their cherry or strawberry flavours. Unfortunately you can’t get get Rage yogurts in every country due to their exclusability, so if you happen to see any in the UK, grab them quick!

Modern Kitchen Interior

3 Important Aspects of a Modern Kitchen Interior

Modern kitchens today need to be held up to a high standard for cooking, eating, and hosting company. This means that your kitchen should have the right elements to ensure you have what you need to make your kitchen interior one you are happy with.

From obvious things like kitchen cupboards to matching wall radiators, there are plenty of elements of your kitchen that you can upgrade to make your kitchen a modern one. If you’ve ever thought about sprucing up your kitchen in the past couple of years, perhaps now is the time to make the decision to do something great for your kitchen’s interior. You can make great strides just by changing and upgrading a few things.
Modern Kitchen Cupboards

Modern Kitchen Cupboards

Cupboards are often the first part of a kitchen that people notice when they walk in, with this in mind, why should you settle for a design that makes no impression and may not be keeping food fresh? Having new and modern kitchen cupboards installed is a great way to bring your kitchen’s interior into the 21st century.

Why not go for something metallic and shiny to give the impression of a clean and hygienic kitchen which has just been newly introduced? Or perhaps a sleek wooden look featuring sturdy metal handles? It’s all down to taste really; however, having kitchen cupboard designs implemented which are immediately recognised as modern will likely give your friends and family an appreciation for their surroundings.

A quick Google search can find you plenty of ideas of modern kitchen cupboard styles to choose from.

Modern Kitchen Radiators

When people think about improving their kitchen interior they seldom think of investing in a new radiator. Most people simply wouldn’t think of it, however, a designer radiator can actually add so much value to today’s modern kitchen. In both appearance as well as keeping the room at a steady warm temperature, a good radiator can make a kitchen.

Depending on the design of the other elements of your kitchen, there are a range of great radiator designs out there that can make the room stand out. Consider a black slim panel radiator for kitchens using dark marble or black kitchen appliances, or perhaps a horizontal chrome radiator for those going for the sleek metal look. Designer radiators sound like they would be quite expensive; however, you can find really good designer radiator offers at some UK retailers like Trade Radiators.

Modern Kitchen Countertops

Kitchen countertops are definitely worth investing in to get something that looks fantastic and will last for the long-term. Considering you will often be preparing, cutting, and serving food on these surfaces, you’ll want something special for your modern kitchen interior. Don’t settle for the kitchen counters that were installed when your house was built as these are usually basic and don’t give the impression of a 21st-century kitchen.

Marble countertops are very popular today and are a great way to give your kitchen interior a modern touch. They’re also great because of how heavy and sturdy they are, leaving very little chance of damage and wear over a long period. Take a glance at some of the common kitchen countertops offered today, you just might find something to suit you: http://www.houzz.com/photos/modern/kitchen-countertops

Make Your Kitchen Modern

Don’t put off creating a modern kitchen interior you can feel proud of, it is certainly an investment worth both your time and money. You will be showing off your modern kitchen to friends and enjoying cooking up a storm in no time at all.

Bargain Baking Products

Baking is such a fantastic hobby to have; it can be therapeutically relaxing, satisfying to learn new skills and of course a wonderful way to create delicious home-made treats for you, your family, your friends, your co-workers and more. There really are so many benefits and positive aspects to baking really, that’s it not difficult to see why it is such a popular pastime. Continue reading “Bargain Baking Products”

Easy Picnic Recipes to Impress

If you look to cook and to bake, then of course every now and then you will love cooking and baking for a perfect summer picnic. It can however be easy to get stuck in a rut when it comes to what recipes you are making. A tried and tested favourite that has always been popular, is going to be far easier to prepare than a new recipe that you have never tried before. However, you don’t always have to go super fancy when it comes to cooking and baking for a picnic with an eye to rapturous success. Sometimes it’s the simplest recipes but done to the highest standard of perfection that create the biggest wow factors. Here are some easy picnic recipe ideas that you can try out to impress your friends and family. Continue reading “Easy Picnic Recipes to Impress”

Favourite British Bakers

As we’ve said before, we really are lucky that in Britain there is such a strong tradition and love when it comes to home baking. Many of us can fondly remember our grandmothers whipping up as if by magic fairy cakes (or in my case the slightly more decadent butterfly cakes!) to welcome us home from school. From apple pie to bread and butter pudding, the options are limitless when it comes to baking, and it’s true that we love to watch bakers on TV and attempt to make their fantastic creations by following their books. There are many cooks and chefs who have made their name through their baking and easy to follow cooking in the UK. So read on to find out about our absolute favourite British bakers. Continue reading “Favourite British Bakers”

Essential Baking Equipment

In the last ten years or so, we have really seen a huge return to a love of home baking, thanks in part to the amazing show ‘The Great British Bake-off’. While we are all going to miss Mary Berry and Mel and Sue (I’ll just sob quietly into my oven mitt), it is true that they have inspired thousands upon thousands of people to pick up that wooden spoon and try to whip up fantastically delicious home baked goods. Continue reading “Essential Baking Equipment”