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Tasted : The Co-Operative Streaky Crispies

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By Vegan Caroline
Crunchy, very moreish, tasty, smokey bacon crisps that even veggies can enjoy. Read more

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Tasted: The Co-Operative Chablis 2012

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By Vegan Caroline
This is a well priced, own brand Chablis and a good choice as a food match for creamy or citrussy dishes. Read more

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Martin Isark says If you’ve never tasted tawny port, you’re missing a real treat.

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By Martin Isark
If you have never tasted tawny port, you are missing a real treat. Try a bottle and indulge yourself in the fragrant aromas and rich mouth-filling flavours of red fruits, nuts and spice that are somewhat similar in smell and taste to Amontillado and Oloroso sherry. Read more

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Martin Isark says it’s now time to move over to sherry

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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

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Martin Isark has tasted The Co-operative Food’s Artisan Breads

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By Martin Isark
I’ve tasted The Co-operative Food’s Artisan Breads… should you put them in the trolley or leave them on the shelf?

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Martin Isark has tasted Madam De Maintenon Rosé Champagne from The Co-operative Food

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By Martin Isark
I’ve tasted Madam De Maintenon Rosé Champagne … should you put a bottle in the trolley or leave it on the shelf? Read more

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Utter Madness for the Vegetarian Shopper

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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

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UK’s Top Ten Supermarkets: How They Rate

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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

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The Ultimate Eton Mess

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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

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Want your coffee in an instant? App these!

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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