Created to offer increased choice and variety, new meals include Mushroom Stroganoff, Lamb Grill Steaks in Mint Gravy, Pork in Cider Gravy, Vegetarian Cottage Pie, Beef Rogan Josh, Chicken Tikka Masala and Chinese Chicken, while apetito’s selection of teatime snacks has been boosted with the addition of Sultana, Chocolate Chip and Madeira Loaf Cakes. The batter supplied rises in the oven to create a comforting, home-cooked taste without the time and complexity involved in baking cakes from scratch.
All meals are from apetito’s multi-portioned range, which can be ordered in various tray sizes to allow caterers to match portions to suit the individual appetites of residents.
“We’re always looking for ways to improve our range and creating new meals ensures our selection remains fresh, diverse and appealing to residents,” said Phil Rimmer, Head Chef at apetito.
“Traditional meals such as Pork in Cider Gravy proved incredibly popular in taste tests, but it was interesting to see that those dishes with stronger flavours such as the Beef Rogan Josh and Chicken Tikka Masala were equally well received.”
apetito’s full ranges of meals for care homes has been created to meet the nutritional needs and taste preferences of residents, taking into consideration factors including special dietary requirements such as gluten free, low salt or low fat, medical conditions such diabetes and cultural diversity. All dishes meet NACC standards and are quick and convenient to prepare.