Food & Drink

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 ...
20 December 2018

Win £50 worth of Santa Maria Latin American Kitchen products and try out these fantastic recipes!

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 ...

1 November 2018

Happy World Vegan Day! 7 surprising foods that aren't strictly vegan

It's World Vegan Day! So what better way to celebrate than to tell you some of the foods you probably thought were safe to eat as a vegan, actually aren't ...
1 November 2018

World Vegan Day - the perfect Chai Poached Pears to brighten up your cold Autumn evening!

These quick and easy Chai Poached Pears are the perfect way to start any day and really couldn't be any easier to make or more delicious to eat! Totally refined ...

30 October 2018

Zizzi's 2018 Autumn menu ticks all the right boxes

Zizzi have always offered some of the finest Italian food on the High Street. The chain of restaurants deliver a stellar menu with plenty of variety, and this Autumn has ...

27 October 2018

5 festive gin cocktail recipes

You will need: 35ml Slingsby Rhubarb Gin, 50ml cranberry juice, 5ml bourbon, mint leaves and 5 cranberries. Method: Fill glass with crushed ice and add ingredients, stir vigorously. Garnish with ...
19 October 2018

Bombay Sapphire Distillery's Senior Ambassador Sam Carter's 6 unknown facts about G&Ts for G&T Day!

To celebrate G&T Day today (October 19), we teamed up with Bombay Sapphire Distillery's Senior Ambassador Sam Carter, who's revealing some top facts all about one of the nation's favourite drinks! We ...
17 October 2018

HARIBO brews up the perfect potion for Halloween

Hubble, bubble, toil and trouble HARIBO has the perfect potion for Halloween with a selection of spooktacular treats for ghastly ghosts and gruesome goblins. From sharing treats to mini bags ...