Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free Christmas Dinner

For vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free Christmas dinners that cater to all dietary requirements, get a little inspiration from SPAR.

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5 Traditional Christmas Breakfast Recipes You Need To Try

In case you needed another reason to wake up early on December 25th, we’ve got a few Christmas breakfast ideas that are definitely worth a try this year.

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5 Christmas Baking Ideas You Need To Try

Let festive bakes take centre stage and do battle with the turkey as you unleash your inner Mary Berry to make a lasting impression this year.

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How To Prep Posh Party Food

Hosting a rather posh get together? Show your friends you can cook some posh nosh with these awesome recipe ideas. Get some inspo and get cooking!

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How To Cure a Cold: Home Remedies for Cold and Flu

Coming down with something? Find out how to help ease the symptoms of cold and flu with these handy natural remedies and top tips.

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11 Winter Warmer Essentials to Snuggle Down With

Looking for some warming winter recipes and meal ideas to cosy up with? Check out these yummy winter meals and get cooking with SPAR.

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Bonfire Night Food Ideas: Perfect Recipes to Share

Choose from one of our four bonfire night food ideas to serve up a warming feast this Guy Fawkes Night. And don’t forget to pick up the sparklers!

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Bonfire Night Party – What Do I Need?

Bonfire Night Party – What Do I Need?

Throwing a party this Bonfire Night? We’ve put together a simple guide to everything you need, from food and drink to games and added extras.

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Your Halloween Party Checklist

Your Halloween Party Checklist

Got everything you need for your Halloween party? Read our Halloween Party Checklist and make sure you’re ready for this year’s spooky soirée.

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Bonfire Night Food – What Goes With What?

Bonfire Night Food – What Goes With What?

Planning a Bonfire Night party? We’ve come up with some easy, traditional ideas for party snacks, including the perfect hot beverages to accompany them.

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Spooky Halloween Party Food Ideas

Top 5 Ghoulish Halloween Party Food Ideas

Hosting a Halloween party? We’ve come up with some spooky party food ideas that are guaranteed crowd-pleasers. Get inspired today.

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Mild, Medium, Hot: The Ultimate Indian Curries List

Mild, Medium, Hot: The Ultimate Indian Curries List

Discover the ins and outs of Indian curries, from ingredients to history of origin and where they come on the heat scale! View the infographic today!

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4 Easy Halloween Cake Recipes

4 Easy Halloween Cake Recipes

Looking to surprise your Halloween party guests? Check out our recipes for haunted Halloween cakes, easy to make and deliciously tasty!

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Student Competition: Win A Month’s Rent On Us

Student Competition: Win A Month’s Rent On Us

Want to be in with a chance to win a month’s rent, paid for by us? Simply pop into your local SPAR and spend £5 on SPAR brand products. Good luck!

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7 Amazing Food Myths You Need To Ignore

Don’t Be Fooled - 7 Amazing Food Myths You Need To Ignore

Are you still avoiding all fats and eating food that’s been on the floor for less than 5 seconds? It’s time to debunk a few food myths…

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How To Hub: How to Cook a Ham Joint

Wondering how to cook a ham joint? Don’t worry, we’ve got it covered. Find out how to cook your ham as well as how to serve it and what to cook with it.

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7 Baked Bean Recipe Ideas Every Student Needs

Budget recipe ideas are your saviour while living life as a student. And baked beans lead the top of the list due to their value, nutrition and versatility.

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4 Asian Meal Ideas From Across The Continent

4 Asian Meal Ideas From Across The Continent

South, East, Southeast, or West Asian cuisine? With a versatile palate on offer, we run down 4 Asian meal ideas you simply have to try at home.

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The Nesting Period: Preparing Your House For a Baby

The Nesting Period: Preparing Your House For a Baby

The nesting period can be a stressful time for some, and quite cleansing for others. However you tackle it, a little guidance along the way can help.

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Brilliant BBQ Tips

Top BBQ Tips: Whatever the Weather

Fancy hosting a BBQ? Get insider tips on how to host the perfect BBQ this summer including cooking and preparation advice. Click here to find out top BBQ ideas with SPAR.

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Beer Pairing of Food & Snacks

4 Essential Beer and Food Pairings You Need To Try

Knowing how to pair your beer and food can make a big difference – even if you haven’t noticed it yet. Once you’ve given it a try, you’ll never go back.

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How To Make Party Platters

How To Make Party Platters

Hosting a party? Or just experimenting with new foods? Cater for veggies, meat eaters and dessert lovers alike with our tasty guide to sharing platters.

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Quirky Picnic Ideas

6 Different Picnic Ideas For An Impressive Al Fresco Experience

Tired of ham sandwiches and solitary apples? Picnics can be so much more, so check out our 6 different picnic ideas to revolutionise al fresco dining.

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Staycations: Hidden Bank Holiday Stays

Staycations: Hidden Bank Holiday Stays

Looking to get away for the bank holiday Weekend? Find quirky places to stay with SPAR, from glamping and treehouses, to boats and windmills.

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Your Ultimate Guide To Pasta Types

Your Ultimate Guide To Pasta Types

Struggle to tell the difference between tortellini and tortelloni? Didn’t even know there was one? Get clued up with our ultimate guide to pasta types.

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Healthy Eating Inspiration with SPAR

12 Months of Healthy Eating Inspiration

Get 12 months of healthy eating inspiration with SPAR. From meat-free Mondays to heart healthy food ideas, we've got something for every month of the year.

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What To Pack For A Quick Trip

What To Pack For A Weekend Away

Clothes and shoes sorted? Now it’s time to think of the essentials. From food and toiletries to self-catering essentials, prepare for your next trip away.

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Summer Festival Guide

Summer Festival Essentials Guide

Forgotten something in the midst of your festival fun? Your nearest SPAR store will help supply you with everything you’ll need for your festival weekend.

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How to Make Pesto

How To Make Homemade Pesto

Love pesto but not too sure how to make it? Follow SPAR’s easy step-by-step guide for making homemade pesto and create instantly flavoursome dishes.

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How to Make Chilli

How to Make Chilli

Curious about how to make Chilli? Our Guide to cooking chilli has you covered!

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6 Decades of Food Trends

Food Trends Over the Years: 6 Decades of Eating Habits

Remember Smash? Fondue? Take a trip down culinary memory lane with our free food trends infographic!

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5 Unusual Father’s Day Gift Ideas

5 Unusual Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Find unusual and interesting ways to treat Dad this Father’s Day, from TV-inspired fancy dress parties to quirky revamps of his favourite breakfast dish.

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Easy Veggie BBQ Recipes

Easy Veggie BBQ Recipes

Hosting a BBQ and need to cater for a vegetarian guest? Find the perfect vegetarian BBQ recipes from SPAR to keep everybody happy this summer.

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SPAR 60th Anniversary

The History of SPAR – let’s take a trip down memory lane…

Take a walk down memory lane with us as we celebrate our 60th Anniversary

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How to Make French Toast

How to Make French Toast

Looking for the best way to make French toast? This eggy bread heaven is a much-loved breakfast treat - find out how to make it here.

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Avocado Slices on Rye Bread

How To Prepare Avocado

Looking for the best ways to prepare avocado? From cutting and slicing to pitting and storing, learn how to best prepare avocado with help from SPAR.

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Mother’s Day Meal Ideas

Mother’s Day Meal Ideas For Morning, Noon & Night

Looking for meal ideas for Mother’s Day? Surprise the most important woman in your life with a homemade meal for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner.

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Different Types Of Pancakes Around The World

15 Different Types of Pancake You Need To Try from Across the Globe

See pancakes like you’ve never seen them before with our breakdown of pancake types from across the globe. Which will you be trying on Pancake Day?

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Starter to Dessert: Valentine’s Meal Ideas That Are Sure To Impress

Starter to Dessert: Valentine’s Meal Ideas That Are Sure To Impress

Whether you’re an experienced rustler upper of fine cuisines or it’s your first time trying something outside the realms of simple suppers – there are Valentine’s Day meal ideas for all tastes and abi…

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How to Cook the Perfect Steak

How To Cook The Perfect Steak

When it comes to cooking the perfect steak, you can keep things simple or go complex. One of few foods that has so many different variations on how you can tackle it, knowing how to cook steak starts…

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5 Super Romantic Valentine

5 Super Romantic Valentine's Breakfast Ideas

Been wanting to try making your own pulled pork but not sure where to start? Our How To guide is here to lend a helping hand. Let’s get cooking.

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5 Everyday Foods That Are Gluten Free

5 Everyday Foods That Are Gluten Free

Going gluten free for February, or need to start making changes to your diet? There are many everyday foods that are completely gluten free. Find out more.

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How to Make Pulled Pork

How To Make Pulled Pork At Home

Been wanting to try making your own pulled pork but not sure where to start? Our How To guide is here to lend a helping hand. Let’s get cooking.

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Becoming a Vegetarian

Becoming A Vegetarian – Everything You Need To Know For Your New Lifestyle

Considering becoming a vegetarian? Whether you’re taking the plunge to become healthier, try new flavours, or simply out of pure curiosity, there’s a lot to think about if you’ve been a meat eater for…

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7 Healthy Swaps & Junk Food Replacements You Need To Try

7 Healthy Swaps & Junk Food Replacements You Need To Try

With New Year in full swing and resolutions starting to wobble, our 7 favourite healthy junk food swaps are here to get you through the slump just as well as a chocolate covered marshmallow with sprin…

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High Protein Foods For a Healthier You This Year

High Protein Foods You Need to Know For a Healthier You This Year

There’s so much more to protein than just its muscle growth properties, making it a key part of a balanced diet, no matter who you are or your diet goals. And with so many high protein foods available…

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