Food & Drink

1 January 2018

10 People You Find In A Diet Club

Anyone who’s been to a diet club will recognise the following people. Whether you love or hate them- there’s always one of each in every gathering of folks looking to ...
21 December 2017

Impress Your Guests - Serve The Wine Like A Master

We have some tips for getting the best when serving your wine over the Christmas festivities and avoid the pitfalls many of us who get it wrong - like spoiling ...

15 December 2017

How To Put Together The Perfect Christmas Dinner Plate

It’s the age old question Christmas dinner how to serve it, plate it and eat it! Watch our video with Charles Michel, a culinary artist and scientist and M&S as ...
15 December 2017

How To Stay On Track When Dining Out Over The Christmas Period

Worried about how you are going to stay on track during the festive season? Canderel Nutritionist, Angela Dowden shares her secrets for staying healthy over the Christmas period, avoiding over ...
14 December 2017

Why Do No Two Coffees Taste The Same?

Ever wondered what makes coffees from around the world taste different?  We’ve been speaking to our friends over at Cafédirect to unravel this mystery. The brand has recently re launched ...
27 November 2017

The Benefits Of Eating Cranberries

Cranberries burst with health benefits that make them in many ways the king of berries.  They deserve this reputation as they have worked hard to collect an impressive resumé of health benefits that make them ...

20 November 2017

Top Tips For Pairing Cheese With Crackers

Jacob’s festive range has all your cheeseboard needs and for some top tips we teamed up with cheese and wine expert, Matt Day, to create four hero pairings! Matt Day ...

15 November 2017

Top 10 Tips For The Perfect Cheeseboard

After the starter, the mains and the dessert- there's always room for cheese- so here are some top tips to make it the best it can possibly be for your ...
13 November 2017

5 Reasons To Eat From Your Freezer

As food waste becomes a gorwing problem, we share with you just a few reasons why  Buying frozen means you’re always buying fresh, products are frozen hours after they are ...
8 November 2017

10 Reasons To Eat Soup This Autumn

By Nutritionist Lily Soutter With the change of season upon us, light summer salads no longer seem appealing! It’s only natural to turn to foods which are more comforting, and ...
31 October 2017

What Your Cravings Say About You

We’ve all been there – the clock’s just turned 4pm and we HAVE to have a chocolate biscuit, now. But why do we long for certain tastes and flavours over ...
6 October 2017

Luxury Table & Dinnerware from Kings and Queens

Most of us appreciate the importance of a properly equipped kitchen and whether it’s a well-equipped knife block, an excellent set of pans or a complete dinner set – we ...
5 October 2017

Hemsley & Hemsley’s Tips On How To Take A Great Foodie Photo For Instagram

While millions are eagerly snapping and sharing food images on their travels, the quality of these photos can vary. Heathrow has today become the first airport in the world to ...

7 September 2017

10 Reasons I Eat Organic Food By Rosie Birkett

I love cooking with fresh organic ingredients because it’s food as it should be. When I eat organic, it makes me feel good knowing it’s good for the animals and ...

30 August 2017

Review: Brasserie Blanc, Knutsford

Brasserie Blanc is a traditional French restaurant nestled in the heart of Knutsford. I dined here when it was Loch Fyne Seafood and Grill, so I was eager to sample ...
23 August 2017

Chambord Spritz

The hostess is only at her mostess when she is with her champignons. Do not waste time making complicated drinks when this light, fruity and refreshing drink does the trick. ...
23 August 2017

Chambord Cobbler

Indulge your inner fruity flamingo with this refreshing summer serve. A treat to make the tongue dance. Shake and strain ingredients over crushed ice into a glass. Garnish with a ...
14 August 2017

Review: Lost And Found, Knutsford

Lost and Found is perched on the edge of Knutsford- a town that wouldn’t look out of place on a chocolate box. Having seen the pictures, I was intrigued by ...
7 August 2017

Q And A With Nom Foods Founder Steph Croft-Simon

Four years on since nom was founded, the Organic food brand continues to go from strength to strength, with the recent launch of nom bars into Waitrose – the brands ...
1 August 2017

Review: Zizzi's Summer Menu At The Trafford Centre

I’ve never dined in the Zizzi’s at the Trafford Centre before so I was really looking forward to trying it out last night. First of all, I can’t recommend the ...
18 July 2017

The Story Of The English Wine Collection

My name’s Guy and The English Wine Collection came about, like so many ideas, after a fair amount of navel gazing and mentally trying out a few variations on for size ...
18 July 2017

Review: Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Trafford Centre

If you’re fed up of a quick bite to eat in the likes of Burger King and McDonalds and would rather enjoy a restaurant experience while still being able to ...
13 July 2017

10 Reasons To Reach For The Freezer At Mealtimes

Catering for families with different tastes is hard enough, but for mums living in a world increasingly dominated by social media, the pressure to lead Instagram-perfect family lives can feel ...
23 June 2017

How To Have The Ultimate Veggie BBQ This Summer

A new study has shown that Brits believe good food (82%), sunny weather (69%) and the guests (43%) are the three most important factors when planning the perfect barbeque. If ...
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