I am going to start by saying Gousto is probably a brand you are aware of and have heard of before. I had seen the boxes floating around on Instagram and a few questions about them so I had never ordered.
I always wondered if the portion sizes would be big enough as we like a big dinner, I wondered if the meals for 4 would be okay for our family as essentially we are a family of 6 but not 4 adults. I also wondered if they would be straight forward and easy to follow.
When Gousto got in touch, I was very excited to work with them and finally try a Gousto box! I was asked a few questions over on my Instagram so I have tried to answer all of them within this blog!
Read on to hear how we got on with our first box and feel free to make use of the 60% off discount code at the end!
Ordering my box was super simple, the website is so easy to use and you simply choose whether you was 2, 3 or 4 meals and for 2 or 4 people. Once you select your delivery date the recipes are displayed for that date (I love the fact that the recipes change weekly!). There is so much choice from 10 minute meals, all different types of meat and also the vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options. There all also lots of family favourites such as shepherds pie and lasagne so if you aren’t feeling too ambitious just yet or have fussy kids these meal options are great! It was easy for us to pick 3 meals to try!
On the day of your delivery you will get a text with a one-hour time slot but it doesn’t even matter if you are out as your box will be placed in a safe place or with a neighbour and it contains chilled packs which keep your meat and fridge products cool.
Upon opening the box I was very impressed with how the box was packaged. The veg, chilled products, meat and cupboard products were all packaged separately. There were perfect little measurements of spices, mayonnaise and soy sauce in a brown paper bag. It was all so perfect! I also got a free wooden spoon with my 1st order.
Following the recipe cards was really easy, I didn’t need to worry about the prep time involved. It was so easy to get all of the ingredients out and ready to use. I found that the only ingredients I needed that didn’t come with the box is salt, pepper, butter and oil, but most people have these in our kitchens anyway.
I really enjoyed cooking the meals and trying out new dishes. They smelled amazing and tasted so flavoursome!
We throughly enjoyed all of our meals! Our favourite was the Sausage Burgers, second the Indian Tray Bake and lastly the Jamaican Style Stew. The portion sizes were brilliant and me and Lee both had plenty and split the last 2 adult sized meals between the kids. The meals were all rich in flavour and we really enjoyed them!
Yes! We will definitely be purchasing a Gousto box again as we were really impressed with how quick and easy it was and also how delicious the meals were!
Here are a break down of the costs in case you are wondering:
Thank you so much for reading!
Let me know if you have ever tried Gousto before or if you are going to give them a try!
*This box was gifted to me in return for an honest review. All words and opinions are my own.
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