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Marley Spoon

Marley Spoon Review (Revisit)

This review is a long time in the making. This is because my first box arrived with one incorrect meal and a bag of smashed fresh tomatoes (put in with the sweet potatoes and jiggled about too much, I suspect). My second box was somehow lost in transit. This box was third time lucky. I was excited to finally write this though, because Marley Spoon are actually the first recipe box I ever wrote about on Cate in the Kitchen way back in February of last year when they were just finding their feet in the UK. You can check that post out here. Their packaging is much the same as most other recipe delivery box companies, chilled ingredients separated from cupboard-able ones, here with the cupboard-able ones in separate brown paper bags. Something worth noting: if the box had cardboard dividers like some other companies, the tomatoes from my first box might have been safer. My first meal, chicken satay with jasmine rice and cucumber, was by far my favourite. A sauce made with …

REVIEW // Marley Spoon, recipe delivery service

It’s a Wednesday, I’ve just finished work, I’m feeling both hungry and unimaginative in equal parts and I don’t have anything in the cupboard. Thankfully, today is the day I try Marley Spoon. I lug my big box of ingredients for two nights worth of meals home (note to self for future: if I were to try this again, I would have the ingredients sent straight to my house instead of the office, that was one big box and I travel on one busy bus) and set about unpacking them. My Mum hangs around for this bit and if you were to pop into the kitchen you would think we were visiting a new born baby. We were “aww”ing and “ooh”ing and “oh my god that’s so cute/clever”ing left, right and centre. This is because every ingredient is carefully (dare I say lovingly?) packaged, mostly in brown paper, with a handwritten label. On the website, their ingredients are described as always organic when possible and sourced from within the UK unless there’s a good reason not …