By Veggie Tom
I’ve tasted Waitrose Spinach & Feta Bourekia… should you put a pack in the trolley or leave them on the shelf?
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
The ‘Don’t waste it – Fridge it’ information below , may help a little if you’ve just bought or rented your first house and you’re now catering for yourself. Moreover, If you’re one of the many second year University students that can’t wait to get your keys to your own pad! Remember that by not wasting it, there will be more to spend on boo… Books of course!
You’re one of the many millions watching ‘The Great British Bake Off’ on BBC Two. Tad apprehensive that you don’t have the cooking skills of Mary Berry, Delia Smith or the baking know how of Paul Hollywood, but you’re itching to get your apron on and start baking? Then why not try the ‘Can I Eat It? ‘So Easy To Make Cupcakes’? They look great and they have that ‘I must have another and another one’ quality. Happy baking! Read more
Fortunately, none of us are not standardized robots! We’ve all heard of individuals who die at a very ripe old age, having smoked 50 a day for 60 years, or gorged gustily on salt-laden food, but the evidence is incontrovertible that excess kills or at least damages us early.
The old practice of serving only white wine with fish is out of step with today’s drinking and eating habits. Why? Over the last ten years, red and especially rosé wines have increased their shelf space on the supermarket shelves big time. Not surprisingly their sales now command the lion’s share of the wine market! And Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Fish Fight Campaign has seen the sales of meaty tuna and oily assertive sardines and fresh flavoursome mackerel rocket! Can red and rose wine complement this new buying of fish? Of course! 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
When I was small, bottles of home-made ginger beer lined the pantry shelves – and the thirst quenching pleasure of its peppery ginger notes still lingers on. Today, the supermarket shelves are loaded with various styles and brands of ginger beer, but nothing gets close to the satisfaction of making your own from a ginger beer plant. Read more