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How to be savvy with a Whole Chicken

As part of our #LowWasteInitiatives this month, we challenged our resident chef Jess (@the_culinary_cartel) to get savvy with a whole chicken.  Buying a whole bird is a very economical choice, allowing you to purchase better quality meat and stretch the chicken further through a number of meals.  Jess broke down the whole bird – check out how […]

Autumn Grazing Table Tips

3 top tips for your Autumn Grazing table!

Florist Flower Tonic gives us three top tips on creating an easy Autumn tablescape this season… 1. Consider Colours Thinking about your colour palette is a great place to start your feasting table. Is your aesthetic muted and moody or warm & vibrant? Use a tablecloth or surface as your base colour & think about […]

5 tips for hosting the perfect alfresco dinner party

5 tips for hosting the perfect Al Fresco dinner party

There is nothing better than enjoying a meal outdoors during the summer months. Whether that is a barbeque, a picnic, or a garden party – there’s just something magical about alfresco dining with friends and family. However, many people are reluctant to take their normal dinnerware outside, opting for disposable paper or plastic plates instead. […]

Instant Pot Baby

Instant Pot for you and your baby

Instant Pot is the ideal multi-functional kitchen appliance for you and your baby and will quickly become your 2nd best friend, after your little one of course! With Instant Pot you can prepare quick and healthy baby food, as you can cook multiple fruits and vegetables at the same time. And because you can ‘set […]

Food photography

How to take the perfect food photography

You have nailed your cooking technique (thanks to your Instant Pot or Vortex Air Fryer) and your meals are deliciously fool proof… you are an #InstantChefAtHome! It’s time to take your culinary skills to the next level and enrol in Instant Chef Photo School’ so you can photograph your home cooking creations beautifully, for the […]

Spring cleaning your Instant appliances

#SpringCleaning your Instant Appliances

Hello first day of Spring! Today (20th March) marks the Spring Equinox – the day when the sun crosses the equator and begins heading North to start warming up the UK… yes! Finally, we can start to say goodbye to the cold, darker weather, and look forward to brighter, spring days ahead. Three cheers to […]

Top tips

Top Tips for Instant Pot Beginners

The Instant Pot UK Facebook Community is an active group of Instant Pot users, who share questions, recipes and tips. With over 24,000 members, who have tried and tested cooking with their Instant Pot (and we are pretty certain use it more than anyone else!) we wanted to collate their top tips for getting started […]

Getting the most out of your Instant Pot Smart Programs

Are you using all the Smart Programs of your Instant Pot? Whether you’re already an Instant Pot owner or you are still undecided whether to buy, the wording 7-in-1, 9-in-1 or even 10-in-1 is popular amongst Instant Pot descriptions. You are probably aware that this terminology means that the cooker has that many Smart Programs […]

Learn the lingo

Learn the Instant Pot Lingo!

As your Instant Pot becomes your new culinary BFF, it’s only a matter of time before you take to the internet for a quick google search of “instant pot recipes” to see it brings up millions of results… 259,000,000 to be precise [correct as of 12th January 2021].  Whether that is our own website recipe […]

Instant Pot out the box

Got an Instant Pot for Christmas?

…Take the plunge and use it for the first time! As the “stay-at-home” order of 2020 doesn’t seem to be easing at any point soon, it’s not surprising that many households were gifted an Instant Pot this Christmas! Whether it was on your Christmas wish list, or just given from a friend or relative who […]