Can I Eat it take a look at the Diamond Jubilee and helps you choose what to drink on the British celebration.

Celebrate the Best of British in Hops

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We Brits shake off that famous British reserve when we are celebrating a royal wedding and likewise this weekend the ‘bowler hats’ will come off for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee street parties. Read more

Can I Eat It takes a look at seasonal fruit and vegetables. In particular dutch tomberries and jersey royal new potatoes.

Tomberries are back on the shelves at Sainsbury’s

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It’s May… and the fruit and veg. shelves are loaded with top notch veggie treats for foodies: English green Asparagus is the best in the world. End of.  British strawberries, especially ones from Scotland, both wild and cultivated are top of the ‘punnet’ when it comes to taste. Jersey Royal new potatoes are the most flavoursome spuds on the shelves.  And not forgetting the Dutch Tomberries!  Not tried them yet? The below may help a little. Read more

Can I Eat It? The Sunday Times Top App allowing you to scan barcodes from your favourite supermarket products. Can I Eat It iPhone App lets you know what is in the Country Life English butter

Ever wondered why Country Life tastes so different from Lurpak?

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Most shoppers associate butter’s taste by the branded name on the pack, not that it’s a ‘sweet’ or ‘sour’ cream style butter. This brand butter buying works well for the supermarket shopper as most of the big producers stick to one style of butter. Ever wondered why Country Life tastes so different from Lurpak? These are two popular examples that demonstrate the different flavours of sweet and sour cream butter.  Want to know more? The below may help a little. Read more

Can I Eat It iPhone barcode scanner and reader look at the ingredients of the Diamond Jubilee Marmite Yeast Extract.

Martin Isark has tasted Marmite X O… should you put it in the trolley or leave it on the shelf?

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Should you pay the extra cash and put the Marmite X O (Extra Old), rather than the cheaper regular version in the trolley? Read more

Can I Eat It? The Sunday Times Top App allowing you to scan barcodes from your favourite supermarket products. Can I Eat It iPhone App lets you know what is in the ASDA Extra Special Brittany Butter with Sea Salt Crystals

British asparagus with crunchy salted butter

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Buy it and cook it… British asparagus with crunchy salted butter! It’s May and the shelves are now loaded with our home grown green and the sweeter purple asparagus spears.  Don’t miss out on this must have seasonal foodie treat.  You won’t find easier, tastier starter to cook in May. Enjoy. Read more

Can I Eat It looks into Laura Santtini’s Umami Dust, and asks whether or not you should eat it.

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

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Should you put the Umami Dust a new Mediterranean inspired seasoning produced by the flavorist, Laura Santtini in the trolley or leave it on the shelf? Read more

ASDA Extra Special Stonebaked Applewood Smoked Ham Mushroom & Mascarpone Pizza

Book your London restaurants for 2012 Olympic Games

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Are you are coming to London for the 2012 Olympics? Now is the time to start thinking about booking your restaurants! Many are now taking bookings for July and August.  Your watching  the world’s best on the track , don’t  miss out on London’s best food!

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Can I Eat It? The Sunday Times Top App allowing you to scan barcodes from your favourite supermarket products. Can I Eat It iPhone App lets you know what is in the Domaine de Buganay Côtes de Provence Rosé France

What colour is Rosé?

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What colour? Rosé! Then you start to look! White pink, pale pink, blush, pink, rosado, dark pink, very dark pink…  It might be the wrong shade?  There are so many. Which one should I buy? Help! If you have the Can I Eat It? App you can scan the bottle’s barcode and it will provide you with a helpful tasting note. If you don’t have it yet the below may help a little.

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Can I Eat It iPhone App lets you know what is in the Abadia de San Campio

Follow the winemaker not the grape variety

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Great winemakers can make relatively ordinary indigenous grape varieties sing with flavour. For example, Spain’s white, thick skinned, heavily pipped and low yielding Albarino grape would not be vine of choice for any of the world’s viticulturists or oenologists.

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Can I Eat It? The Sunday Times Top App allowing you to scan barcodes from your favourite supermarket products. Can I Eat It iPhone App lets you know what is in the Campo Viejo Rose

Rain or shine one bottle of rosé wine – two happy drinkers

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Are we going mad? We have a hosepipe ban, the wettest April in history and we are drinking rosé 52×7!

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