We have great ambitions: to show the world you can be happier when you are in tune with the seasons while creating amazing memories and making the world a better place for future generations.

So let us take you on a magical adventure of a world where all plastic isn’t seen as evil and we know the season to eat sardines.

We know we aren’t perfect and don’t get everything right but we are honest! That is how we can all be the catalyst for change. Rise up and join us in Starting a Revolution from your Kitchen Table and get mouth watering recipes, magical event invites and seasonal news you won’t believe you lived without?
24/12/2021
Rudolph's Pickled Red Nosed Spiced Red Cabbage

It's long been known that Spiced Red Cabbage is secretly Rudolph's favourite food, but did you know that he prefers it with a subtle hint of juniper? He also loves how the fruity sharpness that comes with pickling cut's so beautifully through your Christmas Dinner. Not to mention that this simple recipe can be done well in advance, saving loads of time and effort on the big day.

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15/12/2021
Our Christmas Story: The Boy, The Polar Bears and The Puffin

It’s Christmas Eve. Somewhere in the North Pole a little boy wearing blue striped pajamas, an old red dressing gown and threadbare slippers blinks through the blizzard. He knows that a little way yonder he will find a cozy cottage, a herd of magical reindeer and a warming cup of mulled apple juice (Father Christmas is a member of the Kitchen Table Revolution after all).

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27/10/2021
Champion Chestnuts: Forage and Roast Your Own With Our Quick and Easy Guide

Todays seasonal spotlight is one very close to my heart.  When I was a child, my parents had three huge chestnuts that towered over their garden. As soon as the shells ripened and fell, I would spend autumn weekends in the garden, collecting the nuts to roast on the fire.  I would use my wellies […]

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21/10/2021
13 Fang-tastic Family Films your Little Monsters will love This Halloween

One of the main reasons Bangers and Balls have come up with the Halloween festival is to prize children away from their screens and spend some good, old fashioned, family time together.   We are creating bonds and memories that will last a lifetime, either out in nature or around the kitchen table.

That being said, we at Bangers and Balls don’t think that the screen is the root of all evil.  What we do believe is that story is what brings us all together, and story on screen is no exception.  The Magic of the Movies is something that can enchant and bewitch us all, young and old. Something that, when experienced together as a family, has the power to unite us in delight, fear, excitement and joy.

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29/07/2021
Foraging Fairytales: Bilberry Sunday

What are your plans for this weekend? Well- drop them all. It’s time to fall in love.  The Bilberry is known by many different names across Europe. In Ireland, the small blue-black berries are known as Rachóg, Whorts, Hurts or Heatherberries. In the UK, Bilberries are a rarer foraging find- best picked on a day […]

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14/07/2021
10 Remarkable Reasons to get out and Forage for Seaweed

Have you ever foraged for seaweed? Maybe you've thought about it, but not known quite where to start. I know the feeling.  I was initially hesitant to forage seaweed. Despite their beauty (have you ever seen a kelp forest?), it’s easy to be put off by the dead clumps of seaweed that wash up on […]

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25/06/2021
Avocado - Why do you need to be able to handle a AR-15 rifle to grow it?

I remember the first time I had an Avocado. It was in Dubai with my father at the Chicago Beach Hotel when I was 8 years old.  I was sitting at the table swinging my legs and observing the expats who had travelled to Dubai to sup on alcohol. Alcohol that was illegal in dry […]

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23/06/2021
Unbelievable Elderflower Legends from the Emerald Isle

“He saw fuchsia in a drizzling noonThe Elderflower at Dusk like a risen moonAnd green fields greying on the windswept heights.” Extract from Glanmore Sonnets by Irish poet Seamus Heaney I grew up listening to folklore passed down to me by my mother and Great Uncle Harry. So it feels like a dream come true […]

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28/05/2021
Quails - The Shocking truth about the unregulated UK Quail industry.

Do you think that your Quail eggs come from Quail that have had a happy life? The shocking truth is that most of them are factory farmed in atrocious conditions.  The vast majority of Quail are farmed intensively in barren battery cages or overcrowded barns. The European Union produces over 100 million Quail, but the […]

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04/05/2021
Parma Violets: My Love Affair With A Flavour That Divides The Nation

Tastes and smells are one of the most powerful tools for unlocking our memories. Perhaps that’s why childhood sweets have such a special place in our hearts.  There's just something about the sweet treats of our youthful days that stick with us. The taste, the smell and the vibrant packaging have the spellbinding power to […]

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