By Martin Isark
Unfortunately, for some time sherry drinking has been yesterday’s fashion, this complex wine from Spain is still seen as an older generation’s aperitif and never as a complement to food. It has been hard to persuade chardonnay and cabernet drinkers that sherry is worth trying – but change is afoot. Read more
At Can I Eat It, we have lost count the amount of times where we can’t get sufficient information to be able to give the Vegetarian App user a green thumb up or a red thumb down. Surely in today’s world it should be part of our labelling legislation that all pre-packed food and drink products should be displayed as suitable or not! All shoppers would benefit from being better informed. End of. Read more
At Number 1 is Waitrose.
Score: 9.5 /10
Price v Value for Money: Waitrose’s own label prices for weekly staples (sliced bread, butter, milk…) are very competitive and often as not will be at a similar level to ones at Sainsbury’s & Tesco. But stray away to the more enticing products at your cost! Read more
This rain-soaked summer has meant that soft berry fruit grown outdoors is not to going to last in the punnet or the fridge for much longer than a day! Require a quick, spoon- friendly dessert that will use up your soft fruits? There is none better than an Eton Mess! Named Eton as it originated from Eton College. Read more
We have all now become accustomed to the heady aroma and flavour wafting from our many coffee shops, and the upside to this is that more shoppers are experimenting with fresh rather than instant coffee. This experimentation for most coffee drinkers is still as an occasional treat rather than the norm. End of. Read more