In The Kitchen With Development Chef Nathan

David Beaver
This week, we had a meeting with Nathan, our NPD chef, who is responsible for creating all of our plant based meals including our delicious vegan lasagne and spicy Korean Tofu Noodles that you've been enjoying.

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How We Developed Our Vegan Lasagne

David Beaver
We first began developing our vegan lasagne in June 2020, and we released it in January 2021. We came up with the concept, the recipe, and the packaging for Root Kitchen's Lasagne, as well as the rest of our launch range including the popular Vegan Shepherd's Pie and Tofu Tikka Masala, in just six months.

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Everything Started with a Vegan Lasagne

David Beaver
When we were thinking about our first product, we wanted to come up with something that really had this aim in mind and we thought what better way to start than with a vegan Lasagne.

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Start You Own Indoor Garden: The Best Herbs To Grow Indoors

David Beaver
Life can be hectic (especially if you have a start up food brand!), so what better way to relax than by doing a spot of gardening? With the cost of living increasing, growing some of your own food is an awesome way to reduce your weekly food shopping trips in addition to giving you a creative outlet.

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Vegan Mac and Cheese Recipe

David Beaver
As most of you guys who are signed up to our newsletter will know, we are right in the middle of developing 10 new dishes for our menu. Growing up my mum used to dish up the most amazing, luxurious Mac & Cheese to my brother and I and when it was passed on to me and quickly became a go to quick dinner for my two kids.

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Vegan Ice Lollies: A recipe to keep you cool in the sun

David Beaver
Yay! Summer is finally here (for a few days at least) so we thought we'd share this super simple Vegan and Gluten Free Blueberry Ice Lolly recipe to keep you all cool. Using only 3 ingredients and taking only 5 minutes to prepare its so easy that even the least natural people (me) can make these vegan lollies easily.

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New Vegan Meals - New Product Development

David Beaver
To be honest, before joining my wife's family business I had no experience of the food industry, so until I started chatting to Rishma about developing a new range of vegan meals I pretty much underestimated the amount of effort required to bring a product to market.

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Give Your Dad A Vegan Meal This Father's Day

David Beaver
If your old man is anything like mine, he'll probably laugh at the concept of a vegan dinner and mock you for being environmentally conscious (past compulsory recycling and having an allotment at the end of the garden). I'm envious of you if this isn't the case!

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Add Your Own Vegan Meal To Our Menu

David Beaver
The brand-new season of MasterChef Root Kitchen is here! 🧑‍🍳.  It’s time to don your chef’s hat and begin cooking because we have saved one space in our new range for one of YOUR dishes!

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Let's Talk About the Benefits of Frozen Food

David Beaver
To pack in the most nutrients, people tell you that you should be buying fresh fruits and vegetables, which makes sense. Obviously, eating food that has just been picked from the garden is the dream, but in reality, most people don't have the time or green fingers to devote the time and work required to keep on top of a garden. However, did you know that studies show that frozen food is actually often healthier than fresh food?

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