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Make The Most of These Festive Drinks Before They Disappear in January

November 27, 2015 |

Move forward a week from now, four doors will be open and the long run up to Christmas day will be well underway.

Four doors you may ask, if that link wasn’t enough, perhaps chocolate can provide the pivotal clue. Okay, … Read More

Leaf Bread – A Taste of Icelandic Christmas Baking Madness

November 25, 2015 |

In Iceland we’re very big on baking before christmas. A typical question when someone runs into someone in the store or on the street in December would be “how many sorts are you baking this year” rather than whether you … Read More

Chicken, Mango and Lime Fajita Wraps

November 20, 2015 |

If you’re looking for a new twist on Mexican fajita wraps, here is a recipe that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more. The opportunities are endless with fajita wraps, with a number of ingredients that can … Read More

The Many Benefits of Avocados

November 13, 2015 |

Avocados are one of the healthiest natural foods in the world, packed full of vital nutrients, vitamins and minerals as well as being a great source of protein and fibre. Although they are extremely ‘calorific’ – the avocado is full of … Read More

Champagne is Good for our Health

November 11, 2015 |

Scientists at the University of Reading are about to become your new best friends. They have discovered that drinking one to three glasses of Champagne every week could help delay the onset of degenerative brain disorders such as dementia and … Read More

Top 5 Ales For this Weekend

November 7, 2015 |


  • Brewer:                 Wells & Young’s Bewery, Bedford.
  • Strength:               4.7%
  • Price:                     £1.69 (Tesco)

Flavour:                  Bombardier is a smooth and creamy pint. It is dark in appearance and we could taste a lot of malt and hops, but as with most … Read More

Wow Amazing Trick to Peel Potatoes!

November 7, 2015 |

This trick would have saved so much time in the christmases of the past but here we have one more thing to look forward to in the christmases of the future and that is peeling the potatoes in no time! … Read More

Forgotten Cuts: nose-to-tail food for thought

November 5, 2015 |

When hunger hits on a Wednesday, head down to the Open Market and walk through the gates from London Road. There, right in front of you, will appear a stall, adorned with flowers and gold, and in big, bold fonts … Read More

WHO Announced Eating Red Meat as Bad as Smoking

October 27, 2015 | 1

This week it was announced by the World Health Organisation that red meat is just as bad for you as cigarettes, alcohol, asbestos and arsenic. That’s quite a shopping list. Sausages, mince, bacon and processed meats such as salami and … Read More

The Benefits of Beetroot

October 15, 2015 |

The humble beetroot. Famous for its vibrant colour, yet a very much under-used vegetable. It has so many fantastic health benefits, we really should use it more in our cooking. It’s widely known as an addition to salads, often being … Read More