How to heat your pots


   
HOW IT ARRIVES
 
All our hot meals are delivered chilled for you to heat at a time that suits. Everything can be delivered in either individual boxes or our larger sharing boxes (choose your preferred packaging type on our menu). If you aren't eating same day, we recommend storing meals in a fridge below 5°c. All our meals are hand prepared by our cooks in small batches, just as you would at home.
 
 
 HOW TO HEAT
 
All our hot meals are delivered in trays suitable to use in both an oven or microwave. Before heating make sure to remove branded slip and pierce film with a fork
 
OVEN 
Preheat oven to 180°c and place on a baking tray in the centre of oven, heat for 10-15 minutes (NB. cooking time will vary depending on number of portions in the tray, our largest tray with 8 portions takes approx. 45 minutes).  Make sure food is piping hot before serving.
 
MICROWAVE
Place tray in the middle of the microwave and heat for 5-6 minutes. (NB. cooking time will vary depending on number of portions in the tray, our largest tray with 8 portions it takes approx. 15-20 minutes). Open film and stir, return to microwave for one minute more. Make sure food is piping hot before serving.
 
 

 

 

Ce - Celery

This includes celery stalks, leaves, seeds and the root called celeriac. You can find celery in salt, salads, some meat products, soups and stock cubes. 

Gl - Gluten

Wheat (such as spelt and Khorasan wheat / Kamut), rye, barley and oats is often found in foods containing flour such as some types of baking powder, batter, breadcrumbs, bread, cakes, couscous, meat products, pasta, pastry, sauces, soups and fried foods which are dusted with flour.

C - Crustaceans

Crabs, lobster, prawns and scampi are crustaceans. Shrimp paste, often used in Thai and south – east Asian curries or salads, is an ingredient to look out for.

E - Eggs

Eggs are often found in cakes, some meat products, mayonnaise, mousses, pasta, quiche, sauces and pastries or foods brushed or glazed with egg.

F - Fish

You will find this in some fish sauces, pizzas, relishes, salad dressings, stock cubes and Worcestershire sauce.

L - Lupin

Yes, lupin is a flower, but it’s also found in flour! Lupin flower and seeds can be used in some types of bread, pastries and even in pasta.

D - Dairy

Milk is a common ingredient in butter, cheese, cream, milk powders and yoghurt. It can also be found in foods brushed or glazed with milk, and in powdered soups and sauces. 

Mo - Molluscs

These include mussels, land snails, squid and whelks, but can also be commonly found in oyster sauce or as an ingredient in fish stews.

M - Mustard

Liquid mustard, mustard powder and mustard seeds fall into this category. This ingredient can also be found in breads, curries, marinades, meat products, salads dressings, sauces and soups.

N - Nuts

Not to be mistaken with peanuts (which are actually a legume and grow underground), this ingredient refers to nuts which grow on trees, like cashew nuts, almonds and hazelnuts. You can find nuts in breads, biscuits, crackers, desserts, nut powders (often used in Asian curries), stir-fried dishes, ice cream, marzipan (almond paste), nut oils and sauces.

Pn - Peanuts

Peanuts are actually a legume and grow underground, which is why it’s sometimes called a groundnut. Peanuts are often used as an ingredient in biscuits, cakes, curries, desserts, sauces (such as satay sauce), as well as in groundnut oil and peanut flour.

SS - Sesame Seeds

These can often be found in bread (sprinkled on hamburger buns for example), breadsticks, hummus, sesame oil and tahini. They are sometimes toasted and used in salads.

 

S - Soya

Often found in bean curd, edamame beans, miso paste, textured soya protein, soya flour or tofu, soya is a staple ingredient in oriental food. It can also be found in desserts, ice cream, meat products sauces and vegetarian products.

Sd - Sulphur Dioxide

This is an ingredient often used in dried fruit such as raisins, dried apricots and prunes. You might also find it in meat products, soft drinks, vegetables as well as in wine and beer. If you have asthma, you have a higher risk of developing a reaction to sulphur dioxide.

 

We make all our food by hand, from scratch in our own kitchen. We always indicate when a product does contain an allergen as an ingredient, but please be aware we use multiple ingredients in our kitchen and therefore cannot guarantee that our food is completely free of any allergen.