I’ve tasted Cherrygood Cherry Juice… should you put it in the trolley or leave it on the shelf?
Know your Sugar – Yes… we all know that too much sugar can seriously damage your health but, if you are hooked on its sweet taste, it’s difficult to resist the products that are swimming in it. But we all have to try that little bit harder if we want to stay healthy.
Food labelling has certainly got better over the last twenty years, but there are still plenty of unhelpful nutritional labels on the shelves that list sugar under the umbrella term of carbohydrate! Not helpful if you need to reduce your sugar for health or dietary reasons. All shoppers should question why there is no sugarContinue reading “What no sugar?”
Rice like grapes has thousands of different varieties, but just as with grapes only relatively small number make it onto the supermarket shelves. Indeed like grapes certain types of rice grow better in different parts of the world than others. For example, the chardonnay grape produces its magic in Burgundy, France and the Risotto riceContinue reading “I’m shopping for Risotto Rice – so what’s the difference?”
I’ve tasted Colman’s Instant Beef Gravy… should you put it in the trolley or leave it on the shelf?
Don’t let the shape fool you when buying your food cupboard condiments. Manufacturers know all about optical illusions, so don’t be conned by that long thin bottle standing next to the little dumpy one on the eye-level shelf. Most of us have tried and have been amazed that that tall glass of continental lager actuallyContinue reading “Buying your cupboard condiments”
Get your apron and cook this easy peasy veggie risotto. It will impress the non-veggies too. You can of course substitute any of the non-veggie ingredients that are listed below and achieve a similar tasty result. It takes such little time – so why not cook it!
I’ve tasted Heston’s Earl Grey & Mandarin Hot Cross Buns… should you put them in the trolley or leave them on the shelf?
Seeing those very temping chocolate eggs on the shelves weeks before Easter Sunday must be as frustrating for children as it is for any adult that has given up sugary things for lent. East Sunday is not until April 8th this year, and that’s still thirteen long days to go! Is it unbearable? Here areContinue reading “Children don’t have to hunt for Easter Eggs anymore”
It makes my blood boil when that saline sludge starts oozing from bacon. Even supposedly good quality bacon! There may be an argument for the bargain basement range on the supermarket shelves, but not for bacon from the overpriced ‘farm shops’ and ‘farmer’s markets’, the traditional butchers and the expensive deli counters. Any retailer sellingContinue reading “Let them eat sludge”