Missing dough balls & garlic butter? Try our simple recipe.

Warm, fluffy dough balls with lashings of melted garlic butter, and probably an extra pot of garlic butter ordered to the table. It’s the stuff of foodie dreams. Can you tell we’re craving an order of PizzaExpress’ dough balls? We’ve done our testing and tasting in the kitchen to bring you a fool-proof vegan dough ball recipe, complete with a vegan garlic butter recipe. It’s quick, it’s easy and most importantly, it’s tasty enough to fill that dough ball-shaped [...]

By | 2020-04-30T18:24:59+01:00 April 30th, 2020|Categories: Dish List recipes|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Missing dough balls & garlic butter? Try our simple recipe.

The ultimate beef burger recipe with all the trimmings.

If there’s one thing we’re craving in lockdown, it’s a big ol’ juicy burger from Byron. The patty, the bun, the sauce, the toppings – they’re the bee’s knees of burgers. We’ve designed our very own Byron burger recipe, so you can make your own from home. And good news, you don’t have to be a whizz in the kitchen to get it right. So, get your ingredients, get flipping and dig in. Oh, and that burger sauce recipe’s [...]

By | 2020-04-30T19:17:55+01:00 April 30th, 2020|Categories: Dish List recipes|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The ultimate beef burger recipe with all the trimmings.

Upgrade your egg-game with this luxury scotch egg recipe.

If you’re looking to up the ante when it comes to cooking from home, this luxury scotch egg recipe is just what you need. Inspired by your favourite independent restaurant, Mac and Wild, you’re sure to impress at home with this tasty starter. Adapting a classic recipe, this simple starter is packed full of flavour. And although they may not look the fanciest, the runny yolk that pours from the centre when cut it half makes them a winning [...]

By | 2020-04-30T19:23:31+01:00 April 27th, 2020|Categories: Dish List recipes|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Upgrade your egg-game with this luxury scotch egg recipe.

How to make the most of your birthday in self-isolation.

We’ve never had so many tastecard team birthdays pop-up in a row than over the past two months – cue the Happy Birthday chorus on Zoom. So, we’ve all been sharing our tried and tested tips with each other on how to make a birthday in self-isolation a good one. From places to watch live music to connecting with friends, check out a few of our self-isolation birthday ideas below. And hopefully you'll be able to spruce up your [...]

By | 2020-05-07T17:55:07+01:00 April 24th, 2020|Categories: Covid-19|Comments Off on How to make the most of your birthday in self-isolation.

Easy 5 step vegan jackfruit curry recipe.

Aromatic, comforting and exotic, our vegan jackfruit curry recipe inspired by Giraffe is the perfect quick meal to cook at home. Jackfruit made its way onto the food scene in 2019, and at tastecard, we love using it as an alternative to tofu in vegan curries. What is jackfruit? It's a fruit that comes from the same family as the fig and mulberry, and you can find it canned in your local supermarket. Green and prickly, it's not the [...]

By | 2020-04-30T19:13:15+01:00 April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Dish List recipes|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Easy 5 step vegan jackfruit curry recipe.

7 ways to help and support independent restaurants.

If one slither of a silver lining has come out of Covid-19, it’s the camaraderie. From friends, colleagues and strangers in the street – it’s what’s keeping everyone’s heads above water. But there are a lot of independent restaurants who need a good helping of our support right now too, with some closing their doors after years of grafting to serve us the food we love. We’ve got thousands of independent restaurants available on tastecard who need a boost, [...]

By | 2020-05-07T17:58:12+01:00 April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Covid-19|Comments Off on 7 ways to help and support independent restaurants.

Vegan cookie dough skillet recipe that takes just 25 minutes.

With our favourite restaurants closed for now, we’re really missing a good dessert. For this instalment of our Dish List series, we’re taking inspiration from Bella Italia and recreating their Vegan Cookie Dough Al Forno dessert. Gooey, warm and with a good old helping of melted chocolate, it might well be our favourite sweet dish ever - bold statement from a bunch of foodies. And we’ve got the perfect vegan cookie dough skillet recipe for you to try from [...]

By | 2020-04-30T19:29:47+01:00 April 21st, 2020|Categories: Dish List recipes|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Vegan cookie dough skillet recipe that takes just 25 minutes.

Top 10 Horror Movies on Rakuten TV.

We’ve made it our goal to watch as many movies as possible during isolation. And one genre we’re ploughing through with the help of our Rakuten TV discount is horror. From old horror movies to some of the best new scary films around, we’ve rounded up the top 10 horror movies on Rakuten TV. And with tastecard, you can rent them from £2.99. So grab the popcorn, maybe a blanket for your eyes, and settle in. [...]

By | 2020-04-22T09:13:35+01:00 April 17th, 2020|Categories: Rakuten TV|Comments Off on Top 10 Horror Movies on Rakuten TV.

How to make your own sushi without a rolling mat.

Self-isolation has brought out the creative-in-the-kitchen side in a lot of us. We're seeing banana breads and frothy coffees all over our social media, and we've got a few easy recipes up our sleeves that'll come in handy too. One dish we're really missing is sushi. YO! is usually our go-to spot and for anyone else missing their sushi fix, we've got an easy 4 step sushi recipe you can do without a rolling mat. So don a tea [...]

By | 2020-04-28T14:26:37+01:00 April 9th, 2020|Categories: Dish List recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to make your own sushi without a rolling mat.

16 blockbuster Rakuten TV movies to make self-isolation sweeter.

Now’s the time more than ever to get a good old movie binge session on the go. And with tastecard, you get Rakuten TV movie discounts on the latest blockbuster movies and thousands more, with up to 27% off and starting from just £2.99. So, if you have the latest blockbuster thrillers like Joker or kids’ films of 2019 like Frozen II on your list, discover what else might tickle your fancy on Rakuten TV. [...]

By | 2020-04-30T16:26:01+01:00 April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Rakuten TV|Comments Off on 16 blockbuster Rakuten TV movies to make self-isolation sweeter.