Archive for January, 2013

Cooking Around The World: Craziest Dishes Of All TIme

For most people, cooking means making up plain dishes, and having the occasional takeaway or meal out. However, if you’re travelling around the world, you may end up encountering some slightly more unusual dishes; these tend to involve ingredients and animals that you wouldn’t normally expect to see on a menu. While these dishes might […]

Dessert Foxed? 5 Speedy Sweet Treats You Can Make Right Now

Image by Jamieanne If you’re looking for some quick, easy and tasty dessert recipes, then you’ve come to the right place. Here are five speedy sweet treats to tantalize your taste buds… Chocolate Mousse 100g dark chocolate 300ml double cream 2 tbsp Amaretto                                                               1 large egg white             chocolate shavings 1) Break chocolate into […]

Foods To Help You Relax:

When you feel anxious have you noticed yourself going to the fridge, opening the door and just staring at what’s in there, looking for something but not really sure what? It is probably not just something you do when you are anxious, you could be angry, frustrated, sad or hormonal, but the fridge will be […]

Chinese New Year’s Food Safety

There’s only a few days left before the Chinese New Year. I know that most of you are getting really excited and yet some of you don’t. Chinese New Year is all about giving and getting together with your family and friends, eating together with lots of food in the table while sharing stories of […]

Winter’s the Time to Sample Real British Ale

Real ale has been building up quite a bit of traction in the drinks market. Fans seeking a more personalized beer experience have taken to seeking out and supporting small artisan brewers. February is a prime time to discover winter ales in Campaign for Real Ale, or CAMBRA, events across the United Kingdom. A Season […]

8 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze!

Keeping a good stock of food in your freezer is always a good idea. Buying foods in bulk, especially when they’re on offer, is a great way to save money. Frozen food can last for quite a long time and it will come in handy if the roads are icy, you get snowed in, or […]

What is Spider Roll?

Whether you are a newbie to Japanese cuisine or a foodie who would like to try a more exciting alternative to the traditional sushi, you will definitely enjoy a generous serving of spider rolls. Spider roll is one of the myriad of sushi roll variations which has been given a more Western twist. Instead of […]

Why Is Wine So Popular?

Over the last few years more and more people have shunned going out to bars in favour of drinking at home and this has led to wine being the most popular drink in America, Europe and Australia. Wine is considered the sophisticated beverage and is the choice for many parties and functions. Wine is also […]