There is plenty to shout about in the world of food and drink this month.
Mouth-wateringly tasty dips from Holy Moly, Häagen Dazs x Pierre Hermé ice-cream collaboration, and relaxing tea from Dr Jackson’s. Plus we’ve got protein bars, Urban Eat lunches, kefir drinks, non-alcoholic spirits, Trivento Malbec and so much more.
Dive in head first and enjoy every single mouthful!
HECK, Sweet Chilli Chicken Sausages
Due to launch in April into your local HECK stockist, the new Sweet Chilli Chicken Sausages are both gluten free and high in protein. Chicken chipolatas, all British, and made in small batches in Yorkshire. Keep an eye out in your local supermarket for these brand new sausages. Priced at around £3. Visit HECK for news.
Urban Eat, ROOTS
Food-To-Go brand Urban Eat have launched a new plant-based ranged called ROOTS. These can be purchased from different foodservice channels like schools, universities, and in petrol station forecourts around the UK. The new line includes Cheeze and Pickle, and Falafel and Houmous sandwiches alongside Tomato and Pesto Wraps, and Spicy Bean Wraps. Priced at around £3.75 each. Check @urban_eat on Insta to find out more.
Holy Moly, Hummus
Holy Moly has done it again by launching three new tasty Hummus dips. They include, Original and Pesto both on supermarket shelves now, and Harissa launching in April. All are made with cold pressure technology so each unopened dip will last longer in the fridge (up to 3 times current shop-bought). Equally this helps reduce food waste, and they taste as delicious as the day they were made. Available to buy from leading high street supermarkets, priced at around £2.20 each. Visit Holy Moly to find out more.
Nairn’s, Gluten Free Sourdough Flatbread
Sourdough for everyone - finally, the first gluten-free, high fibre flatbread is here! The newest addition to the brand’s highly successful and award-winning range of gluten-free flatbreads is the perfect staple for a quick and healthy lunch. Nairn’s Gluten Free Sourdough Flatbreads are priced at around £2 from Waitrose.
LEON, Smoked Garlic Aioli
LEON, known for their natural fast food has launched a brand new product into their growing grocery range. Smoked Garlic Aioli is joining the current best selling range at Sainsbury’s on 19th March. Garlic mayo lovers can delight in finding nothing artificial in this aioli, made with faba beans, and vegan. Perfect to add to a burger, salad, chips and sandwiches. Priced at £2.65.
Häagen Dazs x Pierre Hermé Collaboration
One of the world's greatest pastry chefs, Pierre Hermé has collaborated with one of the world’s greatest ice cream brands, Häagen Dazs. They have created an extraordinary macaron ice cream range, including Strawberry & Raspberry, and Double Chocolate Ganache. Priced at around £5.35 per pint tub. Available now from Asda with other high street supermarkets stocking later in March.
Foodspring, Extra Chocolate Protein Bar
Leading European nutrition brand, foodspring have launched a new and improved recipe for their fan-favourite Extra Chocolate Protein Bar. It offers 25% less sugar but 50% more chocolate, a result of foodspring’s dedication to product innovation. Moreover the bars come in five flavours; Soft Caramel, Crunchy Peanut, Crispy Coconut, Double Chocolate Cashew, and White Chocolate Almond. Priced at £25.99 (pack of 12) from foodspring.
Trivento, Malbec Private Reserve 2021
The nation's No1 premium Malbec wine, Trivento Malbec Private Reserve won gold at the International wine Challenge 2022. A full-bodied bottle of wine with aromas of blackberries, coffee, and chocolate. This Argentinian Malbec is one of the best value reds available to buy in the UK. Priced at just £10 from both Tesco and Sainsbury’s.
Cocos Organic, Mango Passionfruit Kefir
The taste of paradise; Cocos Organic natural coconut kefir is blended with a mango and passionfruit puree to create a creamy, tropical kefir drink. Naturally refined sugar, dairy, gluten and preservative free, and brimming with billions of live active cultures, including Bifidobacterium BB-12, for a healthy and happy microbiome. Priced at around £2.80, from Waitrose, Ocado, Abel & Cole and Planet Organic.
Cawston Press, Pressed Juices
Cawston Press’ Pressed Fruit Juice is made with not even a spoonful of added sugars, no sweeteners, and definitely no shortcuts. Including flavours such as Apple & Rhubarb, Brilliant Beetroot, and Apple & Ginger. There is also Cloudy Apple, Pressed Tomato, Squeezed Orange Juice, and Apple & Elderflower. Furthermore, the Pressed Fruit Juice range from Cawston Press is the freshest way to kick start the day. Available to purchase across major supermarkets, Priced from £2.50 each. See Cawston Press for more info.
Dr Jackson’s, Relax Tea
A calming, caffeine-free tea blend with natural ingredients known to bring a feeling of ease and tranquillity into your day or to promote a restful night’s sleep. This soothing and relaxing organic herbal tea blend is a time-honoured German pharmacopoeia recipe. Includes Valerian Root, Orange Rind, Passionflower, and Peppermint Leaf. Each teabag is 100% biodegradable. Priced at £22 (21 x teabags) from Dr Jackson Skincare.
Talonmore, Non-alcoholic Spirit
Inspired by the versatility of Edinburgh’s historic charm, natural surroundings and unique festival spirit, Talonmore is a blend of complex and fiery flavours. Using a mix of rooted and plant-based ingredients, and brewed with Scottish water Talonmore 0% ABV can be used for non-alcoholic cocktails and beverages. Priced at £25 from Talonmore Drinks.
Whitebox Cocktails, Whisky Highball with Peach & Tea
Born in Scotland, perfected in Japan, the Whisky Highball is a classic cocktail. It has been expertly revamped by the award-winning team of bartenders behind Whitebox Cocktails. To create this bold and refreshing drink, the Whitebox team first blend their own whisky using 100% malted barley from the Highland region, before enhancing the flavour with a touch of peach and tea to add a fine crisp finish. Ready to drink in a can, priced at £5.50 per can, or £60 (12 x 330ml cans) from Whitebox Cocktails and independent bottle shops.