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This is where you can get to know our team a bit better, and read about the things that make us smile.

A Waitrose Recipe to Wow This Mother’s Day

Posted on March 8, 2017 by Brooke

With Mother's Day coming up, what better way to show mum how much you care than by dishing up a home-cooked meal. We've teamed up with Waitrose to give you a classic Persian dish to cook for her this Mother's Day. If you love… Read More

Christmas Leftovers – Tips from Red Letter Days

Posted on December 28, 2016 by Issy

There are plenty of exciting ways to deal with Christmas meal leftovers to persuade family and friends back to the table for more. Read on for three super quick and easy recipes and tips from Red Letter Days staff that give a new lease of… Read More

A Haunted Halloween

Posted on October 26, 2016 by Brooke

It's nearly that time of the year again, when we transform ourselves into ghoulish characters, decorate our houses with cobwebs and, of course, carved pumpkins. Make Halloween a total scream this year with some of our frightfully fun ideas for pumpkin carving, spooky recipes, costumes and… Read More

Fresh Vegetarian Summer Salads

Posted on July 15, 2016 by admin

When the weather is hot, sometimes it's nice to take a break from the barbecue and try something cool and fresh. We'd like to share a few recipes we use to make vegetarian and vegan summer salads for lunch in the office. Read More

Street Food with L’atelier des Chefs

Posted on June 29, 2016 by Issy

Can we really have had Glastonbury again already? Where does the time go!  We've already given you some top tips for festivals in another post last week and it got our juices flowing. Recent times have seen us all try to be more… Read More

An Easter Recipe from Daylesford Farm

Posted on March 23, 2016 by Brooke

We chatted to Daylesford Farm's Head Chef Gaven Fuller about his favourite recipe for Easter (we've got some easy Easter favourites of our own) and he let us into the secrets behind his slow-cooked lamb shoulder with white beans and salsa verde mayonnaise. Read More

Nutella Day

Posted on February 5, 2016 by Brooke

World Nutella Day is upon us and so we have scoured the internet to find you the best of all things Nutella in honour of this annual day, celebrated by many, right across the planet. Read More

RLD Detox

Posted on January 22, 2016 by Brooke

Throughout January many of the girls at Team RLD have taken on the challenge of detoxing, exercising more and creating a healthier start to 2016 (and beyond). Find out how some of us are getting on and what we have been doing to achieve the goals. Lucy,… Read More

An Interview with…. Punch Foods

Posted on January 15, 2016 by Brooke

With the January detox in full swing and most people focused on a healthier New Year and 2016 for themselves, we chat to Alexandra Dudley, founder of Punch Foods, about her healthy snack brand and get some advice on being healthy this year. Read More

RLD’s Top Five Healthy Cookery Courses

Posted on January 8, 2016 by Brooke

With Christmas now out of the way for another year, the last thing you may want to think about is cooking and eating, but here at RLD we've got a healthy new year start covered. Here are our top picks for healthy… Read More

Two Top Winter Recipes for a Frosty Day

Posted on November 9, 2015 by Dan

When it's cold outside and you've been on the grind all day, there's nothing better than going home and tucking into a big warm bowl of comfort food. So, whether you've been out working, running errands, Christmas shopping (it may be… Read More

National Baking Week Recipe from Ugne

Posted on October 16, 2015 by Brooke

The Bake Off's Ugne popped in to RLD HQ last week and imparted her baking wisdom as well as giving us some of her recipes. It's National Baking Week next week (17th - 23rd October) and we've got one of Ugne's recipes for you to try!… Read More

An Introduction to Cheese Making

Posted on September 21, 2015 by Brooke

On a rainy autumn morning I headed to St. Katherine Docks with RLD's Ciana and Imogen and went to The Smart School of Cookery to spend a morning learning to make cheese five ways. Yes, five different cheese to make and eat! If you want to know… Read More

Easy Easter Baking

Posted on April 1, 2015 by admin

Easter is around the corner, and the UK is gearing up for visits from the Easter Bunny and an overload of delicious Easter treats. Why not change things up this year by giving the shop bought chocolates a skip and baking your very own… Read More

Two Tasty St David’s Day Recipes

Posted on February 27, 2015 by Dan

On Sunday, Wales will come alive with St David's Day celebrations. From Cardiff to Colwyn, people of all ages will be honouring the life and times of their patron saint, while enjoying a good old get together with friends… Read More