Taste Telford Gourmet Boxes, Start Up Success

Ginger and rosemary duck breast, chateau potatoes and cranberry jus

I love entertaining at home, it's a different experience from eating out entirely, I've yet to come across a restaurant that can recreate the comfort and intimacy of my own dining room. I enjoy cooking from scratch and you already know that I'm passionate about sourcing fresh local ingredients but I don't always have as much time as I'd like to create something special in the kitchen particularly after a busy week, Taste Telford to the rescue.

Meals are delivered prepared
and ready to cook

Taste Telford deliver gourmet food boxes, "A la carte in a box" contains everything you need for a special meal at home, prepared and delivered to your door. It's a new local company started with the support of Young Britain. There will be QR codes on the dishes take you to a YouTube channel with cooking instructions.  Before I've even tasted the food, which looks great, I'm already taken with the social media integration, I'm a YouTube addict and I'd much rather see a recipe being prepared than read about it.

The giant duck breast
is meltingly tender

The menu choices change monthly to take advantage of seasonal produce, I chose duck breast, chateau potatoes, cranberry jus and spring greens.
At £40 for a meal for a meal for two it's competitively prices when compared to other local fine dining establishments. 

Martyn delivered the food to my door, we'd exchanged several emails while I picked out my menu and had spoken over twitter, I knew he was passionate about his produce and it was reflected in his amazing food. His enthusiasm was so infectious, he deserves every success that is coming his way. I haven't been able to stop telling everyone about this marvellous service, I don't think these pictures come close to doing the food justice. The duck breast was quite possibly the biggest I've seen, it was tender and juicy and all I had to do was transfer it to the oven along with the potatoes. I heated the jus in the microwave and assembled it all on a plate, the whole meal was ready in 20 minutes.

Fine dining delivered, serve gourmet meals in 20 minutes

If you are in the Telford or Shrewsbury area and would like to try "a la carte in a box" Taste Telford are offering a £5 reader discount during July 2013. Just quote TST102 when you order and let them know you heard about their great boxes from Foodie Laura. 

*Taste Telford provided their products for this review, all opinions are my own.