Tasted: Laschinger Smoked Salmon

By Savvy-shopper Anne. The middle classes and now University students have found Lidl, my local one was packed with our Uni’s latest intake. Yes… prudently stocking up with this week’s bargains! So be forewarned savvy-shoppers, you’ll now have to get to Lidl’s shelves before the students, if want their best offers. I had to be veryContinue reading “Tasted: Laschinger Smoked Salmon”

Reviewed: Italiamo Arborio Risotto Rice

By Savvy-shopper Anne. Italiamo Arborio Risotto Rice? Most shoppers won’t have heard of the ‘Italiamo’ brand. Why? It is one of LIDL’s many made-up names that they put on their own-label products to give them the look and feel of brand rather than a supermarket own brand! But who cares?  I don’t! To me, Arborio rice is Arborio riceContinue reading “Reviewed: Italiamo Arborio Risotto Rice”

Martin Isark says University students should be fridge savvy and they’ll have more money to spend on boo…

By Martin Isark Are you’re one of the many University students that will be catering for yourself this year?  Be smart and check out the below on how to be fridge savvy – and you’ll all have more money to spend on boo… Books of course!

An extra sip in the right direction for UK drinkers

Chancellor George Osborne has listened to the drink industry, and cancelled alcohol duty rises and cut beer by 1p a pint, an extra sip in the right direction for UK drinkers. Unfortunately Chancellor,  this won’t be enough to stop the duty-free booze-cruisers or to fill our empty pubs, you’ll need to slash duty far more than mere sipContinue reading “An extra sip in the right direction for UK drinkers”

UK’s Top Ten Supermarkets: How They Rate

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!

Can I Eat It? UK iPhone App is ready to help the ‘next generation’ of Olympians

The Olympics are over, but Lord Coe – wants families to take advantage of the legacy left by London 2012.  If you would like your family to be part of the ‘Olympic gold haul in Rio and beyond, you may find your shopping list, for your weekly Usain Bolt-like trolley-dash, requires a bit of aContinue reading “Can I Eat It? UK iPhone App is ready to help the ‘next generation’ of Olympians”