Your freezer’s long-forgotten contents have got to go...*
The squashed loaf of bread; the healthy, homemade soup the colour of radioactive waste (our freezer is filled with good intentions); the tupperware containing a mystery brown mass; the empty ice-cream tub (how spirits lift, only to be cruelly dashed when the lid is peeled back - WHO put it back in there?) Go on, empty a drawer and fill it with some of our remarkable food.
*We hate waste. Eat what you can. Recycle what you can’t..
Click 'Read More' to find out how much we think you can fit in each drawer...
See our spring menu in full here, and read Co-Founder Dale's story Seventeen years ago, Ed persuaded me to quit a perfectly good job as an executive chef to cook these homemade frozen meals. All I had to do was figure out how to make them taste great (which took rather longer than either of us imagined)...
As you’ve hopefully noticed, we put the name of the chef who cooked each batch of our food on our packaging. A name you might have come across is Damien Payne. Last week was Damien’s 10th anniversary at COOK and our founder Dale has penned him a touching little tribute..
"From day one, Damien has been an integral part in the success of COOK. His passion for cooking and care in everything he does is a testament to this man’s commitment. When the chips are down Damien is the one you want at your side. His natural ability to motivate and inspire his peers is truly remarkable...."
OK, so it's not really ours, we've borrowed it from other people - but they're all darn wise people. A collection of wise words is now adorning our Kitchen wall, in a beautiful hand-drawn chalkboard design. Check it out ...
Loving isn't just for Valentine's, oh no. Make a weekly dinner date with your sweetheart and we'll cook your main course for a whole year. Yup, 52 delicious, hand-prepared dinners for two. By the year's end, you'll be a leviathan of love.
Just fill out the form here, say a little prayer, and wait... Less cooking, more loving ... every week!
We’re guessing the birth was rather less painful than the real thing (“guessing” because those involved are either too young, too single or too male to have first hand experience), but it did keep us up all night.
It should even look beautiful on your smartphone or tablet. It uses something called 'responsive' design, which means everything changes in proportion to the screen size you're using, which means you shouldn't need a microscope and the fingers of a 5 year old to get any where on our website on your mobile anymore.
Plus we've been able to add nutrition, ingredients and allergen information to most of our products, which is good news.
Please do let us know what you think in the comments below or at firstname.lastname@example.org - we'd love your feedback (and feel free to be much more honest than it was an actual child).
So I have officially reached the end of my COOK diet and I have to admit I'm feeling a little bit pleased with myself.
I've managed to shed one stone exactly, which is a lot more than I'd hoped for. I hit it hard in the first week, rigidly sticking to the two meals per day with a small breakfast and minimal snacking. In the following couple of weeks I started allowing myself half a chocolate brownie here and there and a slightly more substantial brekkie. It might slow progress a bit but I'm of the belief that a little bit of something naughty is good for the soul and helps keep you going in the long run.
Vibrant green in colour, this juice from Raw Food Detox by Anya Ladra contains more goodness than you can shake a stick at. At first glance the ingredients don’t scream ‘I’m delicious, drink me’ (who wants to drink broccoli of a morning?), however, with the addition of ginger, our January diet guinea pig Hannah can testify that it was in fact pretty scrumptious.