For many new to cooking, there is always the assumption that you need to invest in a huge amount of small kitchen appliances and gadgets before you can even begin to cook or try to produce a simple good quality meal! What such people don’t seem to realise though is how well our ancestors coped when cooking and preparing some of their finest dishes, way before such gadgets were even invented! Continue reading “Top Five Small Kitchen Appliances That I Could Not Live Without.”
Three quarters of gluten-free snacks are saltier than conventional alternatives, research has found, leading to warnings that health-conscious shoppers are being misled. Continue reading “Gluten-free snacks are five times saltier”
When I was a child, we would go to the beach on the Lido in Venice most days in the summer. We always took a picnic lunch with us. More often than not, that would include a box of cold rice salad — white rice mixed with tuna, capers, boiled eggs, grilled vegetables and any other leftovers we had in the kitchen. Continue reading “Wild rice, butter bean and baby spinach salad”
Marks & Spencer customers have written to complain about its efforts to make food healthier. Continue reading “Stop peddling health foods, angry shoppers tell M&S”
Each of these tartlets is just big enough for one person — the kind of finger food you want for a picnic. You could also serve them as canapés at a drinks party or as a starter for dinner.