THE SWAG BLOG

fresher for longer

  • 5 Reasons The Swag Is Better Than Plastic Food Containers

    You may have come across cheap plastic containers dedicated to storing fruit and vegetables. But if you think these are a cost effective and better substitute than The Swag - think again! Storing your favourite fresh produce in containers is one great method of avoiding plastic bags, but compared to The Swag, is not as effective. Read More
  • Your 2022 Zero-Waste Kitchen Guide

    If creating a zero-waste kitchen is your 2022 New Year’s resolution, we’ve created the guide just for you! Have a green start to your year by replacing toxic, plastic products with these eco-friendly alternatives! Read More
  • 5 Ways To Reuse Your Swag

    We’ve gathered a few zero-waste solutions to reuse your Swag that won’t cost the Earth but actually feed it! Read More
  • Spiced Mulled Wine

    The festive season is finally here and what’s better than cozying up next to the heater (or if you’re lucky enough, a fireplace!) and sipping on a warm cup of mulled wine to celebrate the end of a very long and challenging year? This recipe is easy, tasty and perfectly spiced! Read More
  • 4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Bread Swag

    Have you, bread-lovers, wondered how your favourite sourdough should be stored? We've developed the top four tips (that answer all the common questions) to help you make the most our of your Bread Swag! Read More
  • Frankly, My Dear, You Should Give A Damp

    If you’re not seeing two weeks of optimal freshness (on average) then most often, your Swags are either too dry or too damp. So let’s explore just how damp your Swag should be, as well as how to, how much and how often to dampen them!

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  • Storing The Swag: The Crisper vs The Shelf

    You may be wondering why we’re always so insistent on putting your Swags in the “magic” spot of your fridge, the crisper. Well we dive deep into the cold abyss of the fridge to explore their very important role. Read More
  • How To Store and Keep Leafy Greens Fresh For Longer

    Whether it be lettuce, bok choy, Swiss chard, kale or spinach, just what exactly is best practice for keeping leafy greens fresh for as long as possible?

     

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  • Dried Cherry & Chocolate Hot Cross Bun Recipe by Anneka Manning

    In this updated version of the traditional Easter hot cross bun recipe, Anneka Manning, founder of BakeClub adds chunks of dark chocolate and tart dried cherries, making these even more irresistible! Read More