Make your chicken even better

A whole chicken can pack a whole lot of flavour. We share our top recipe ideas for giving your roast a tasty twist that's guaranteed to satisfy your bellies

Make your chicken even better



Welcome to the Real Food blog


Each week, we'll bring you delicious, easy-to-achieve recipes and regular updates on seasonal ingredients arriving in store as well as top tips and savvy buys.

Above all, we'll aim to make cooking and eating great food as relaxed, easy and enjoyable as possible.

Latest articles

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    Batter around the world

    Simple and delicious, it is unsurprising pancakes exist in a variety of shapes and sizes from around the world

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    What's in season: March

    Breathe a sigh of relief: the evenings are getting lighter and in the kitchen, our thoughts are turning to bright, fresh flavours, so it’s a pleasure to welcome a trio of sunshine tastes

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    The flip side

    Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday is the perfect time to try your hand at flipping pancakes. With a range of delicious pancake recipes on hand you can avoid any flops, from the original lemon and sugar pancake to the more indulgent sticky banana toffee pancakes.

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    What's in season: February

    February's harvest is packed with filling, robust flavours and wholesome fruit and veg that's perfect for keeping those winter chills at bay. It's the perfect month to make the most of hearty, delicious soups, mouthwatering casseroles and comforting puds. Let's take a look at the best seasonal produce to enjoy this month!

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    What's in season: January

    Out with the old, in with the new - January is my favourite time of year to make some serious cooking resolutions.

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    New Years Eve menu

    For that one last hurrah before reality bites, our ‘out with the old, in with the new’ feast includes some show-stopping recipes that are fun to prepare, delicious to eat and easy on the eye

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    Christmas planning

    As the big day approaches, now is a time when I start to feel the nerves of preparing a gargantuan festive feast for friends and family. However, this year is going to be different as I'm following a helpful guide for a stress-free Christmas.

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    Experiment, don’t give up and have fun

    As part of our Cooking with Kids campaign, we asked a number of chefs from Great British Chefs to share their earliest memories of food and how their own kids get involved in the kitchen

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