Home cooking has experienced something of a revival in the last couple of years, thanks in big part to the restrictions of the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns.
This has been bringing families together – but along with the social benefits, there have been health benefits too; studies have shown that not only were children cooking and baking at home more during the pandemic, but that parents who included their children more frequently had a higher quality of diet.
Cooking from scratch gives you the freedom to choose exactly what goes into your meals, with no hidden surprises. It can help you to shop more economically, avoid food waste, and for many people, it represents both a creative outlet, and a tangible way to slow down in a fast-paced world. Cooking from scratch requires you to focus on only the task at hand.
The resources below can help you get to grips with cooking from scratch, and make it part of your weekly routine.