cooking instructions

How to achieve the best result when heating or cooking our food.

Oven

Lasagne, Fish Pie 

Defrost, place tin foil container in preheated oven (175°C) for about 30 minutes. If you want to decant from the tin foil container into another baking ware for heating do while still frozen*.

Sausages

Defrost, brush with oil and puncture the skins. Cook slowly on low to medium heat*.

Raw Chicken

Defrost, place in tin foil container or ovenproof plate in preheated oven
(175/180 °C) for approximately 15/20 minutes*. 

Pork

Preheat the oven to 225°C/gas mark 6, then weigh the meat to work out the cooking time; allow 30 minutes per 450 grams in weight, plus another 15 minutes, or until cooked through (when there is no pink meat and the juices run clear).
Brush with oil and season both sides with salt and pepper.

Apple Crumble

Defrost, place in tin foil container or ovenproof plate in preheated oven (155/160 °C) for approximately 15 minutes*.

Microwave or Heat in hot water

Ready Meals, British Indian 
Vacuum sealed bags can go straight into cold or simmering water for 15 to 20 minutes*.
Microwave: Defrost, decant to a plate or bowl, and microwave until desired eating temperature, stir regularly while microwaving*.

Grilled, BBQ, Fried

Grill
Sausages
Defrost, grill slowly on low to medium heat*.
Burgers
Defrost to semi frozen, grill slowly on low to medium heat*.
Veggie Burgers 
Defrost, grill slowly on medium heat*.
BBQ
Sausages
Defrost. Place on BBQ rack that is clean, hot and wiped with a little cooking oil. BBQ slowly on low to medium heat*.
Burgers
Defrost to semi frozen. Place on BBQ rack that is clean, hot and wiped with a little cooking oil. Allow to seal before turning. BBQ slowly on medium heat*.
Veggie Burgers 
Defrost. Place on BBQ rack that is clean, hot and wiped with a little cooking oil. BBQ slowly on medium heat*.
Fry
Sausages
Defrost, fry slowly on low to medium heat*.
Burgers
Defrost to semi frozen, fry slowly on low to medium heat*.
Veggie Burgers 
Defrost, shallow fry in oil on medium heat*.

*Please check the temperature of the food before serving.