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Ever wondered why Anchor butter tastes so different from Lurpak?

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By Martin Isark
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 Anchor butter tastes so different from Lurpak? Get to know your style of butter.   Read more

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Ever asked for a Bourbon and been poured a Jack Daniel’s instead?

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By Martin Isark
Ever asked for a Bourbon and been poured a Jack Daniel’s instead? It’s a common mistake by barman: JD is actually a Tennessee whiskey, while bourbon is synonymous with Kentucky – all but a couple of brands of bourbon are made there, and Kentucky is the only state allowed to put its name on the bottle. Read more

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Tasted: Speyside & Highland Malt Whiskies

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By Martin Isark
With good reason, most Scottish distilleries lie in the Speyside area or in the surrounding Highlands. The cleanly flowing rivers, peat and easy access to high-quality barley mean that the distilleries there always have an economical edge over those on the islands, where higher production and transport costs have led to the closure of so many of the distilleries. Read more

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Our Brand New Can I Eat It? is in the App Store

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Tasted: Bruichladdich Octomore 0.61 & 0.63 Islay Malt Whisky
By Martin Isark
Octomore malts are the world’s most heavily peated malt whiskies.

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Our Brand New Can I Eat It? is in the App Store

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What Brand of Veggie are you?
By Veggie Tom
“I’m a vegetarian, but I eat chicken and sausages. Oh, and bacon. And turkey at Christmas, obviously.” Read more

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Tasted: Dirty Stop Out Smoked Oat Stout
Hoppy Gilmore
Like gargling with porridge – in a good way. This moreish, tongue-coating stout has bags of earthy flavour. Read more

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Sod it  - Let them eat risotto!
By Veggie Tom
What is it, when chefs are poring over their perfect menus and chalking up dream dishes for the beef buffs, the lamb lovers and the fish fans, that makes them hit the veggie roadblock and go blank.

“Sod it,” they think. “Let’s give them risotto.” Read more

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Tasted: It’s Nut Free Chewy Tropical Fruit Oaty Breakfast Cereal
By Nut-allergy Alexis
A good breakfast for the health conscious – others in the range will appeal more to children. Read more

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Tasted: Nakd Cocoa Orange Bits
By Gluten-free Sam
Chewy, soft and sweet, these are chocolately enough to keep even the most die hard chocoholic happy. Read more

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Tasted: Mirabilia Organic Olive Leaf Tea
By Vegan Caroline
Fresh and light tasting with hints of citrus on the palate. Great alternative to green tea. Read more