Hot and steamy

Steaming vegetables is the best way to cook them — it retains not only colour better than boiling, but all the nutrients too. And don’t feel that you don’t have the time or the equipment, if you have a microwave and one of these bags, you’ll be just fine. QuickaSteam microwave bags can be used to steam cook any type of vegetables – and even chicken and fish – to perfection. As well as being ultra-fast, QuickaSteam retains all the nutritional benefits and great flavour of food. Simple to use, you can also season or marinate your food using the  bags, keeping mess to a minimum too. They retail at £1.00 for 25 standard size or 15 large size. Available nationwide in supermarkets and from

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