Can I Eat It iPhone App lets you know what is in the Heston Earl Grey & Mandarin Hot Cross Buns

I’ve tasted Heston’s Earl Grey & Mandarin Hot Cross Buns

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I’ve tasted Heston’s Earl Grey & Mandarin Hot Cross Buns… should you put them in the trolley or leave them on the shelf?

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Can I Eat It iPhone App lets you know what is in the Where's Wally, Easter Egg Hunt Bag, 11 Milk Chocolate Eggs

Children don’t have to hunt for Easter Eggs anymore

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Seeing those very temping chocolate eggs on the shelves weeks before Easter Sunday must be as frustrating for children as it is for any adult that has given up sugary things for lent.  East Sunday is not until April 8th this year, and that’s still thirteen long days to go! Is it unbearable?  Here are a few tips that may help you and the children get thru that choco pain!

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Can I Eat It iPhone App lets you know what is in the Denhay Smoked West Country Dry Cured Back Bacon

Let them eat sludge

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It makes my blood boil when that saline sludge starts oozing from bacon. Even supposedly good quality bacon! There may be an argument for the bargain basement range on the supermarket shelves, but not for bacon from the overpriced ‘farm shops’ and ‘farmer’s markets’, the traditional butchers and the expensive deli counters.  Any retailer selling this style of bacon is simply saying – let them eat sludge!

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Can I Eat It iPhone App lets you know what is in the Philadelphia Light Philly with Cadbury Milk Chocolate

I’ve tasted the Choco Philly…

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I’ve tasted the Choco Philly… should you put it in the trolley or leave it on the shelf?

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Sport relief cupcakes that deliver that ‘I must have another one’ quality

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Get your apron and bake these ‘so-easy’ to make cupcakes that deliver that ‘I must have another and another one’ quality.  The recipe is for just twelve, but double or treble it – if you are baking them for a party or a good cause like Sport Relief.  My twelve year old daughter had just as much fun making them as she did eating them!

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Mother’s Day Recipe: Moist Dark Chocolate, Strawberry & Cream Topped Truffle Cake

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Moist Dark Chocolate, Strawberry & Cream Topped Truffle Cake  

Get your apron and bake your mum this moist dark chocolate, strawberry & cream topped truffle cake.  She’s worth it!

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Can I Eat It iPhone App lets you know what is in the Chauvet Blanc de Noirs Champagne

Buy your Mother champagne for this special day – she’s worth it

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Why is it that when school holidays come around flights & holidays double in price? Why is it when Valentine’s Day nears those romantic roses rocket in price?  Likewise if you are celebrating Mother’s Day or Mothering Sunday (Christian festival) this 4th Sunday of Lent you’ll find that the price of flowers have soared again! Not very Christian in my book!

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Can I Eat It iPhone App lets you know what is in the Guinness Stout

No Baloney on St Patrick’s Day

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Is it just plain baloney that Irish stout does not travel well? That Guinness is better in Dublin or that Murphy’s & Beamish are better in Cork? Yes! You get fabulous tasting stout all over Ireland.

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Can I Eat It iPhone App lets you know what is in the Rankin Irish Wholemeal Soda bread

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with this Irish soda bread with a cheese & oat twist

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Get your apron on and bake this tasty Irish soda bread with a cheese and oat twist.  This yeast free bread will be enjoyed by all that eat it! Happy St Patrick’s day and beyond.

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Do celebrities improve the food on our supermarket shelves?

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Do celebrities improve the food on our supermarket shelves?  Yes!  We can all be dinner-party sniffy and say that they are a bunch of second-raters (Heston is one of the few exceptions) that are only on that prominent eye-level shelf because of a high profile food programme or that they are the spouse of someone very famous. Don’t kid yourself!

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