You don’t have to be Gordon Ramsay or Heston Blumenthal to bake these snack-on sausage rolls with an apple lick. Not only are they easy to make, they are free from those additives and preservatives that ensure prolonged shelf life!
Nut labelling on pre-packed food products until recently fell under the straight forward headings of contains and may contain. But such is the panic surrounding shoppers’ allergy to nuts. Retailers are now starting to use the ‘nut crazy’ or ‘belt & braces’ approach to their labelling. Reading the labels of the supermarket’s own branded products, you begin to wonder if there is a product on the shelf that’s suitable for people with a nut allergy.
Chateau Latour pulls out of en-primeur selling. This is very big news indeed if you are a buyer or drinker of blue chip claret! In the wine world this is the equivalent of Manchester United leaving the premier league! And the same sort arguments are fermenting and bubbling around Bordeaux and the fine wine world. We have to assume that in the following weeks that the other twenty of so super-rich blue chip chateau owners will also pull out of this early wine selling.
The world’s cola market is a very big cake indeed! Dominated for over century by Coca-Cola and Pepsi; two of the biggest soft drink manufacturers in the world. Not surprisingly then, that many of the world’s major supermarket’s have over the years introduced their own-brand of colas to grab a slice of this very rich cola cake!
It’s not until you have or you’re shopping for someone with food intolerance that you realise the importance of a product’s ingredient label. The unrestricted pleasure of taking a product off the shelf – and putting it in the trolley has now gone. Your shopping trolley rules have changed big time! Forget those sexy three for two offers or those must have payday treats, the only thing that matters now is Can I Eat It?
Get your apron and cook this quick, easy and tasty gluten free, spiral pasta salad. If you’re not avoiding wheat & gluten simply swap the gluten free for regular spiral pasta. Enjoy.
Most shoppers like to add a little extra flavour by splashing a little red or white wine into their cooking. Often this addition is a splash or glass of wine from an opened bottle or one that’s going to be drunk with that meal. Be careful though…that enthusiastic splash or that ‘throw anything in kitchen madness’ may just detract from the taste experience rather than enhance it.
Get your apron and cook this spring lamb with raspberry & torrontes gravy. This subtly sweet and fruity gravy adds another flavour dimension to the milky tasting spring lamb. Enjoy!
Spring’s sunshine is out and shoppers are thinking about adding bottles of squash and cordials to their shopping list. Should it be a bottle of cordial or squash that you put in the trolley? The information below may help you make a more informed choice.