Season 11 Episode 11

Is Convenience King of ALL Our Food Choices?!

Convenience food has come a long way since the ready meals of old, but there’s still some negative stigma hanging around it. Is it a bit naff, or is it a great way of saving time and effort? In today’s episode, Ebbers and James join Mike to talk about how things have moved on since Mike’s days of microwaving bacon. The chefs share some of their staple time-saving products and we discuss what we millennials want from our food nowadays – how might convenience food change as we become more aware of health and provenance? What other innovations might appear? And we want to know… what is the coolest tinned or frozen food product you know about? Comment below and share it with us!


Best soundbite:“I get the jitters if I haven’t got a bag of frozen peas in the freezer” – Ben Ebbrell

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