Food & Drink

24 May 2019

7 Things you should know about Logroño in Rioja, Spain

It’s no surprise that Spain continues to be one of the most popular foreign destinations for UK holidaymakers. With an array of beautiful beaches, bright sun and vibrant lifestyle, this colourful ...
2 May 2019

The versatile Tequila Rose is luxury in a bottle [REVIEW]

May Day has got to be one of the most underrated holidays in this part of the world, but I'm up for any excuse for a celebration of excess and ...
1 May 2019

Goodfella's wants you to road-test its spiciest pizza yet - and it's free!

Goodfella’s is asking pizza fans to trial its latest recipe – and it’s not one for the faint hearted. Nicknamed ‘The Godmother’, the new pizza has a stonebaked thin base, ...
1 May 2019

Eisberg Sparkling: The best alcohol-free bubbly on the market? [REVIEW]

Alcohol-free wine. It's almost a taboo subject, like vegan sausage rolls. But it really shouldn't be. If you enjoy the taste of wine but, for whatever reason, can't or won't ...
25 April 2019

A drink perfect for the summer! Caffè Nero partner with Fever-Tree, creating the Espresso & Tonic

We're a nation utterly obsessed with coffee. It's often the go-to drink for millions first thing in the morning, and something many of us indulge in on the commute home. Caffè ...
18 April 2019

The foods fussy eaters are most picky about

Fussy kids will refuse to eat two meals a week, while two more are thrown away practically untouched. A survey found that three in five parents of kids aged four ...
15 April 2019

Five ways to use maple syrup in both sweet and savoury snacks

You might associate maple syrup with pancakes, or just a substitute for honey. But there are many other uses for one of Mother Nature’s tastiest treasures. There are many ways ...
1 April 2019

Marqués de Cáceres: How this vegan wine went down on Mother's Day [REVIEW]

Having been brought up in a family which enjoys fine wine (and really cheap plonk, to be honest), it was only right that I selected a particularly special bottle to ...
21 March 2019

How to deal with sugar cravings when sugar-free living!

Do you get sugar cravings and wonder how to deal with them? Well, fret not, help is at bay! Whatever your wellness goal is for the year, perhaps it’s shedding ...
5 March 2019

The biggest misconceptions and myths about almonds and almond farming

There seems to be a trend in the media of big press going after the latest trends. Almonds have been popular for a few years now, and whilst they're loved ...

4 March 2019

Going all out for Pancake Day: Luxury recipe from Carthy & Black

At Female First, we are firm believers that pancakes are not just for Pancake Day, but for life! But if you save indulging in pancakes with delicious toppings exclusively for ...
2 January 2019

Irish beef and baby beetroot hot pot

Chef Terry Edwards, known for his best-selling book Feeding Friends, has created a recipe for an Irish Beef and Baby Beetroot Hotpot that’s sure to leave your dinner guests smiling. ...
20 December 2018

How to keep the family safe from food poisoning this Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year... but that can quickly change if food poisoning strikes. It’s estimated that there are over a million cases of food poisoning in ...
20 December 2018

Perfect recipes for your festive leftovers

Spice up your festive leftovers this Christmas with these two Latin American recipes from Santa Maria. Bursting with vibrant flavours, its easy-cook sauces are the perfect twist to excite your ...
18 December 2018

Debunking the misconception that vegan/plant-based food is boring!

Upon hearing of my recently published cookbook, HUNGRY SOUL – How to Cook, 100% Vegan, Female First asked if I could explain why there was a misconception around vegan cooking ...
12 December 2018

Not drinking this Christmas? Then we've got a gorgeous mocktail recipe just for you!

Not everybody wants to get so drunk at Christmas that they can't remember what went down on December 25. For those of us who want to steer clear of the ...

11 December 2018

Two festive cocktails and a mocktail to ensure we're all having a very merry Christmas!

With Christmas just two weeks away, we've got our hands on three more brilliant recipes to make two delicious cocktails and a delicious mocktail, that are sure to allow us ...
27 November 2018

A selection of Christmas cocktails that will warm you up through the winter!

With Christmas right around the corner, and the festive season already in full swing, we've got some incredible cocktail recipes to ensure you'll be smiling through the colder months, despite ...
26 November 2018

We trialled Zizzi's festive specials, and they've got some incredible treats for the Winter!

Back in late October, we got the chance to trial Zizzi's 2018 Autumn menu, and the Italian restaurant chain invited us back to the High Street last week (November 22) ...

22 November 2018

The perfect Cinnamon Latte and Spicy Hot Cocoa recipes for Christmas!

Fancy a treat this Christmas that isn't going to add 20 inches to your waist? Try out this duo of recipes for some tasty drinks and you're on to a ...
22 November 2018

Helen Bond’s top 10 tips for negotiating festive feasting; from daily treats to New Year’s toast

These days the festive season seems to kick-off long before you open the first door on your advent calendar…and continues past the sound of the New Year’s popping corks. Christmas can be ...
16 November 2018

Gordon's festive gin cocktails to ensure your Christmas is merry!

Gordon's have been busy at work putting together a trio of brilliant cocktail recipes just in time for Christmas! If all the relatives are coming over this is your solution. Either make ...
16 November 2018

The Tesco Christmas range of sandwiches are hard to beat!

With Christmas right around the corner and the excuse of festivities to put some good food in our bellies, we reached out to Tesco to see if we could trial ...
2 November 2018

BlizzCon 2018: Lucio-Oh's cereal is official following Blizzard partnership with Kellogg's

Ahead of the opening ceremonies for BlizzCon 2018, it was revealed that the widely-rumoured collaboration between Blizzard and Kellogg's was indeed true, and the pair had been working on bringing Overwatch cereal Lucio-Oh's to ...