Britishers don't cook meals from scratch: survey

London, Sep 30 (IANS) A recent study has revealed that one-sixth of Britishers prefer ready to make food options rather than using fresh spices and vegetables to prepare food.

Sep 30 2013, 5:00am CDT | by IANS

Britishers don't cook meals from scratch: survey
Photo Credit: , Getty Images

London, Sep 30 — A recent study has revealed that one-sixth of Britishers prefer ready to make food options rather than using fresh spices and vegetables to prepare food.

The study done by Co-operative Food, a brand devised for the grocery business of the consumer co-operative movement in Britain, reveals that British families prefer to eat from packet-based or jarred ingredients to making evening meals at least four times a week, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Dishes like meatballs, sausage casserole and cottage pie are the favourite among people as they are easily available as packaged food.

"The research shows we're a nation of makers and fakers when it comes to evening meals. For the majority of British adults, life is one big juggling act and often the thought of having to prepare a meal from the bare ingredients after a really long day can be an unwelcome one," said Andrew Mann of Co-operative Food.

"Who wants to always be spending hours in the kitchen cooking on a Saturday night when you could be settling down in front of the TV with the family and enjoying 'The X Factor'," he added.

The top 20 packet food dishes of Britishers are-

- Fajitas

- Spaghetti bolognese

- Lasagne

- Chicken curry

- Stir fry

- Chilli con carne

- Enchiladas

- Pasta bake

- Pizza

- Sausage casserole

- Chicken casserole

- Spaghetti carbonara

- Cottage pie

- Shepherd's pie

- Burritos

- Coq au vin

- Meatballs and tagliatelle

- Macaroni cheese

- Beef stew

- Beef stroganoff

IANS

Source: IANS

 
 
 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Kanye West to Host 2016 VMAs and Run for President
Kanye West to Host 2016 VMAs and Run for President
Kanye West made a long speech while receiving this year’s Michael Jackson Vanguard Award in which he might have just scored himself a chance to host the next year’s awards.
 
 
2015 MTV VMAs Top Ten Scandals and Highlights
2015 MTV VMAs Top Ten Scandals and Highlights
The top 10 scandals and highlights of the VMAs were quite hey consisted of exciting and interesting flashpoints.
 
 
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is Expecting Twins
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is Expecting Twins
Marissa Mayer just unveiled on Tumblr that she is pregnant with identical twins.
 
 
Miley Cyrus Wants This Year’s MTV Awards “Psychedelic” and “Raw”
Miley Cyrus Wants This Year’s MTV Awards “Psychedelic” and “Raw”
Miley Cyrus reveals a bit about her plans for this year's MTV Video Music Awards