November 19, 2015

Roast Beef with Rosemary and Thyme Recipe by Parsnips & Pears

Recipe time! The nights are drawing in and the air is getting nippy, it’s the perfect time to enjoy a roast! This traditional roast beef dish from Parsnips & Pears will warm you up on a winter weekend whilst any left over meat can be used for weekday lunches. Parsnips & Pears are traditional farmers, growing, harvesting, baking, making and supplying traditional fresh food and produce on SHOPS. Ingredients (serves 4) 1kg topside joint 5 parsnips 5 red onions Coconut oil 3 tsp of dried rosemary 3 tsp of dried […]
November 17, 2015

What are your Cravings telling you? Guest post by Jenny Travens

A lot of people view cravings as a lack of willpower, but don’t fret if you tend to be one of those who dips your hand into the cookie jar more than once a day. Sometimes those cravings have nothing to do with willpower. In fact, cravings are most often a sign that your body is lacking something nutritionally! Image: Source The most common cravings are those of the salty or sugary variety. Think back to the last craving you had. Was it chips or a slice of cake? These cravings […]
November 13, 2015

Wasting Away? How to Cut Your Food Waste

With 7 million tonnes of food being wasted every year, food waste is a hot topic. Aside from the staggering £12.5bn cost to our pockets this is bad for the environment too. But with sell by dates, best befores and the overproduction of our favourite ingredients it is easy to see how food waste has gotten so out of control. Luckily, it’s just as easy to cut your food waste. Shopping savvy, storing food correctly and portioning your meals can all help you cut your food waste – and your […]
November 4, 2015

Supermarket Survival, the Ultimate Guide

Shopping in the supermarket today can be a challenge, with so much competition and variation knowing where to start and more importantly finish isn’t as simple as it used to be. When you look at what you can buy with the big players such as Tesco, Sainsbury, Asda and Morrison’s, it boggles the mind. Gone are the days when all you could buy at a supermarket was groceries. Now you can buy everything from a tin of beans to a new sofa and everything that sits in-between the two. In […]
November 1, 2015
Bonfire night

Bonfire Night Bargains

Hot on the heels of Halloween comes Bonfire Night – only by now the chill of winter has officially set in as the countdown to Christmas begins! Which helps explain why Bonfire Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, is best celebrated with warming recipes alongside the popular bonfire potatoes and toffee. You can find the best bargains for your bonfire on our special shelf prepared for the occasion here! Use mySupermarket to compare the price of your bonfire feast ingredients to find the best value and save up to […]
October 29, 2015

Baby Gift Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

Gift Ideas are useful for every occasion. It is always an exciting time when a new baby is announced. Friends and family can be keen to get involved and help with new baby gifts, baby shower ideas and baby hampers. Help them to help you and your bump by creating a baby gift checklist full of newborn baby gifts which are useful as well as lovely! Here are three things to consider when asking for newborn baby gifts. It’s also a great place to start if you’re looking for newborn baby […]
October 25, 2015
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10 great Christmas hamper ideas for him, her and the kids

Homemade Christmas hampers are a great, cost effective way to pack more thought into your gift giving this Christmas. Not sure where to start? Check out our guide on how to make a Christmas hamper here. Looking for something unique to fill your Christmas hampers? Here are our top 10 great Christmas hamper ideas for him, her and the children, even the furry ones! Hamper Ideas For Him Guys can be hard to shop for but avoid another pair of socks and a musical tie with these unique gift ideas […]
October 24, 2015

Scary Savings this Halloween with mySupermarket

Get ghoulish savings with mySupermarket and our collection of scary savings! From freaky sweet treats to savoury party pleasers, Halloween is a great time to get make some scary savings and creative with your groceries! You can check out all the treats on our super savvy (not so scary) shelf here . Watch out for supermarket tricks this Halloween. Use mySupermarket to compare the price of your ingredients and find the best value on your shop. We now compare 14 retailers so whatever you’re looking for, there is no need to over […]
October 20, 2015

Make a Christmas Hamper our How to DIY Guide

Making homemade a Christmas hamper is easy, affordable and fun! Here are some top tips from us here at mySupermarket on how to make a special Christmas hamper with high-quality items, comparisons and delivery. Creating a homemade Christmas hamper can really show your loved ones you care and as an added bonus they’re often cheaper than the pre-made store alternatives too. Gather your family, especially the little ones, and get ready to build excitement as the big day approaches! Want to wow your friends and family with your gift-giving skills? Put on […]
October 18, 2015

Unpicking the Supermarket Price Match Puzzle

With Sainsbury’s announcing that it’s going to end its brand match comparison scheme, we’ve taken a quick look at how the other supermarkets price guarantees stack up. So what does the Brand Guarantee really mean? Price match vouchers are a longstanding and common ploy in the ongoing war among the ‘big four’ supermarkets to win over and keep customers. Is there a catch? And how do the other supermarket price-matching schemes compare?  Here’s a quick run-down: Tesco With new Price Match Brand Guarantee, Tesco was the first UK supermarket to […]