Gousto Box Review

The lovely team at Gousto recently got in touch and asked if I would like to review one of their boxes it didn’t take much thinking I love cooking and trying new recipes and I love food it was a no brainer!

So in a nutshell Gousto send you good quality ingredients fresh to your door for three meals, everything is in the correct portion size which means no measuring no fuss and when I say the include everything they really do – every herb or spice you will need is included except things like oil or salt and pepper which is optional, they also give you a simple recipe card for each dish to follow. IMG_7326

So how did I get on, when my box first arrived I was so excited my only problem was what to cook first! I love that everything is included, so many times I’ve followed recipes and I’m missing off one or two ingredients it drives me nuts! IMG_7324

First up I made the Jerk Chicken – which I’ve never had before but I know its can be very spicy I’m not a big spice lover so I was a little scared. I must confess I put more or less all the chilli’s on to Ryan’s dinner (muhahaha), mine still had a good kick to it but I could eat it and I really enjoyed it!IMG_7331

Next up I made the chicken schnitzel again yum and so simple to make I really like breaded chicken anyways but I tend to buy it pre made and now I know how simple it is to so yourself I have since been making my own.

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Lastly I made the sicilian pork traybake the recipe was easy to follow and I was excited to try something I’ve never had before but I have to admit it was not for me, sadly I didn’t enjoy it anywhere near as much as the previous two meals, but having said that as I received this box for review I didn’t get to choose the dishes I wanted – generally customers will have a choice from of 10 dishes which changes every week so next time I order I will have that choice and the Sicilian tray bake wouldn’t have been something I usually chose.

On the whole I would 100% recommend a gousto box they are delicious, the recipe card is fool-proof it’s so nice to create some new dishes and change-up our usual menu. I found the service really convenient and also good value.

When ordering if you use the code EVERYTHINGMUMMY20 You will receive a huge £20 off your first box, making it better than half price – what are you waiting for!

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5 Comments

  1. April 6, 2015 / 7:44 am

    This actually sounds pretty cool! x

  2. April 7, 2015 / 8:50 am

    I love Gousto!! We had a box a few months ago and the recipes were so good, we still make the meals regularly. May have to order another box soon. Great review xx

  3. April 7, 2015 / 9:01 pm

    Looks fab Amy, and great to have recipe inspiration, I need that every now and then. I do tend to get into recipe habits xx

  4. April 7, 2015 / 9:28 pm

    These boxes sound great, I love trying new recipes and it’s great how everything is all there is the right quantities. Shame about the last recipe but at least you had two delicious ones xxx

  5. April 8, 2015 / 7:51 am

    Oh I love this, it sounds right up my street! Would be fab to use this when I got home from work.

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