With the kids now back to school this means dinner time can be quite a challenge, so we’ve collated our top picks to offer a helping hand for easy dinners for the kids as well as options for adults too. From indulgent restaurant quality pasta from Pasta Evangelists to delicious bang in the oven pre-prepared comfort meals from Charlie Bigham’s as well as nourishing, healthy recipes from Mindful Chef and deliciously ella.
Fresh pasta experts, Pasta Evangelists deliver boxes of fresh, artisanal pasta and the finest sauces across the UK, inviting Brits to prepare restaurant-quality pasta dishes at home with minimal fuss. A new menu of fifteen gourmet dishes is launched every week, with all the pasta and sauces handmade in London. Dishes include best-sellers such as ‘Carbonara of Dreams’ with Fresh Bucatini & Crispy Pancetta, Fettuccine with Spicy ‘Nduja Sausage, Lemon and Mascarpone and Pappardelle with a Wild Mushroom Sauce.
Available to buy from pastaevangelists.com
Charlie Bigham’s, renowned for his comforting pre-prepared meals will make any midweek dinner (and pudding!) easy and delicious for the family. With all the ingredients carefully sourced, each dish is cooked in small batches, making it as close to home cooking, without all the faff. With over 35 differing savoury dishes, and classic puddings, you’ll be sure to find a dish that suits all the family. Great Taste Award winners such as the ‘Fish Pie’, ‘Lasagne’ and ‘Beef Bourguignon & Potato Dauphinoise’ are ones not to miss.
Mindful Chef x deliciously ella
Healthy food brand Mindful Chef has partnered with plant-based food and wellness platform deliciously ella to launch their first-ever plant-based recipe partnership. Perfect for those looking to eat healthier without the associated fuss, the vitamin-rich recipes are filled with delicious plant-based proteins alongside fresh, seasonal vegetables. Choose from zingy Chermoula Aubergine with Lentils and Broccoli, Miso Mushroom Rice with Tofu & Broccoli as well as warming dishes; Creamy Dahl with Roasted Squash & Green Beans and Golden Bean Stew with Celeriac Fries.