Can I Eat It? food & drink app and blog for savvy shoppers, has teamed up with Flahavan’s, the award-winning Irish oat producer, to offer ten lucky winners the chance to win a delicious Flahavan’s prize. Flahavan’s has been milling the finest oats for over 200 years and its Organic, Jumbo, Original and Quick oats – areContinue reading “Can I Eat It? & Flahavan’s Porridge competition”
By Martin Isark Should you put a bottle of Asda’s Extra Special Islay Single Malt Whisky in the trolley or leave it on the shelf? Read today’s Telegraph Article
By Martin Isark With good reason, most Scottish distilleries lie in the Speyside area or in the surrounding Highlands. The cleanly flowing rivers, peat and easy access to high-quality barley mean that the distilleries there always have an economical edge over those on the islands, where higher production and transport costs have led to theContinue reading “The Speyside & Highland Drams are Perfect for Burns Night”
By Martin Isark When I wrote the Supermarket Own Brand Guide in 2005, I found that Aldi had some outstanding products in their: dairy, cold meat, cereal, confectionery, biscuit and snack sections – and at very cheap prices too! Their Drink? Drinkable… just!
By Martin Isark Stocking up with Gin for Christmas and beyond? Be informed, take a look at the positives and the negatives of the popular and not so popular Gins below:
By Martin Isark Chenin Blanc? Not as well-known as Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc, but there is no question that when it’s grown in the best vineyards and produced by first-rate winemakers, Chenin Blanc is on the top table!
By Martin Isark If you buy your red burgundy from a top-notch traditional wine merchant or direct from one of Burgundy’s great Pinot Noir producers, then at a price, red burgundy has no equals. Unfortunately though, most red burgundies found at UK’s supermarkets, are at their worst barely drinkable, and at their best, poor valueContinue reading “Tasted: Pinot Noir from New Zealand & Australia”
By Martin Isark Coca Cola Life, is a new low calorie cola that’s free of artificial sweeteners. Dose it still deliver that must have Coca Cola flavour? Yep. Is it a Low Cal alternative to regular cola? Yep. Should you try it? Yep.
By Martin Isark Araldica Corsini Barbaresco? A richly flavoured Italian red wine that’s good enough to complement your best home-cooked food! Your wine savvy mates will love it too.
By Martin Isark Such is the quality of this Gewurztraminer from Alsace… it makes me happy just thinking about it!