Food & Nutrition

Recipe: Primula’s Make-A-Wish sticks

Primula Magic Wand (2)

Get your apron on to create these magic wands using Primula’s special ‘Just Say Cheese’ tubes and you’ll be granting wishes by supporting the company’s ‘Spread a Smile’ campaign. Throughout October and November, 20% of profits from the ‘Just Say Cheese’ tubes are going to children’s charity Make-A-Wish® UK. Primula ...

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Butter vs Margerine: Which is best for my family?


If you’re a parent making school lunches, this is a question you probably want answered: which is better? Butter or margarine?With so much nutritional misinformation on the internet, for example, health professionals demanding we replace butter with factory-made margarine, it’s no wonder we’re all a little bit confused!So what’s the difference?Butter and margarine ...

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5 ways to get their five-a-day!

homemade ice cream

Set your little ones on the way to good health with these tasty five-a-day ideas: 1) Make real fruit ice lollies Given a choice between a piece of fruit and an ice lolly, your child will always pick the latter! For a win-win solution, simply blend their favourite fruit, pour the ...

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Recipe: Vegetable tagine

Sun-Maid Vegetable Tagine

This dish is quick and easy, as well as warming and nutritious, so try this easy vegetable tagine recipe for your weekly meat-free meal! Preparation Time – 10 minutes Cooking Time – 20 minutes Serves 4   Ingredients:   2tbsp olive oil 2 large onions – chopped ½ tsp ground cinnamon ½ ...

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How to make Waldorf salad

Sun-Maid Waldorf Salad-1

This wholesome salad can make for the perfect accompaniment to a main course dish, and it’s extremely quick and easy to put together! Prep Time – 10 minutes Serves 2 INGREDIENTS: • 2 crunchy eating apples – red skinned if possible • 2 stalks crisp celery • 60g walnuts • ...

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How to make the perfect hot cross buns

Sun-Maid Hot Cross Buns2

Easter is nearly here, so why not get baking and make some delicious hot cross buns, with our sweet California Raisins. INGREDIENTS 120ml warm water (43 to 46°C) 4 teaspoons fast-action yeast 180ml milk 115g butter 100g granulated sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1 large egg 500g all-purpose flour or 250g ...

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Raisins, traditional dried fruit and sugar

Raisins and Grapes

Raisins belong to the dried fruit category defined as traditional dried fruit. Water has been removed naturally through sun drying and processing is minimal; just sorted, washed and packed. This means that raisins retain most of the nutritional properties of their fresh counterparts (grapes). Raisins and other dried fruits provide ...

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Charity begins with cheese

Sour cream

Many of us were brought up in kitchens where the fridge contained a squeezy tube of Primula cheese but while you may be familiar with the taste and the cheery smile of the Norwegian dairy maid on the front, did you know the company behind Primula is a charitable trust ...

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