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  Are you hungry? Unfortunately our tasty treats are just virtual, but if you’re interested in food and drink we can whet your appetite with this blog. While Food n Drink used to be a print publication, it has now moved with the times, and provides an online magazine and food and drink directory. This

RECIPE: Buta Kakuni (Braised Cubic Pork Belly)

This delicious slow cooked oriental dish can be prepared well in advance for a Valentine’s Day to be remembered. Tender chunks of pork belly that are braised until tender will fall apart in the mouth, whilst the sugar snap peas, white radish and spring onion give an irresistible bite for a fabulous feast that will

Kickstarter by Newtonstein for innovative Onion Slicer

A cutting-edge product design group is putting an end to tears in the kitchen with the launch of an innovative new product called Rouncer . Developed by Newtonstein, the patented design can dice and slice onions in just five seconds – without the need to peel. To fund the development of Rouncer, Newtonstein has launched

VINEXPO forecasts End of UK Wine Recession This Year

The downturn in UK wine drinking which has seen a 10.5% per capita drop since 2008, will end this year, forecasts VINEXPO, the world’s largest professional wine and spirits exhibition. The highly-accurate data*, prepared for VINEXPO by the IWSR shows adult wine consumption will start to edge up over the next five years. However, wine

RECIPE: Kick your healthy New Year off with Broccoli slaw

As New Year diets begin to wane, try this not-so-naughty slaw to keep that healthy eating on track. Fruity and fresh, this seasonal slaw boasts no less than 5 different veg and despite the light dressing, truly packs a punch in the flavour department! This recipe was produced by the ‘Vegetables from Europe: We Care,

Grasmere based café, ‘Greens’ seeks dynamic duo for expansion

Proactive, Grasmere based café, ‘Greens’, is seeking a ‘dynamic duo’ to form part of their rapidly expanding team.  Following their busiest season since opening in 2007, owners Karen Healy and Robin Stuart are hoping that a new chef and staff member to assist the front of house manager, will support the expansion of their business,

Recipes – South African flavours for the UK winter

Leading UK food blogger Kerstin Rodgers and award-winning South African chef, Reuben Riffel, have developed a range of tasty recipes using South African stone fruit. South African plums, peaches and nectarines are at their seasonal best during the UK winter, until mid-April, and are widely available in UK supermarkets. Varieties include: – Rich Lady peaches

Wines at Mine from leading online retailer Virgin Wines

Gone are the days of women trying to earn a second income with home lingerie, make-up or kitchen goods parties that leave them and their friends low on cash. Right now, it’s wine parties that are taking the home-based social scene by storm and they’re helping to generate up to £8,000 in extra income a

Choc Nibbles are launching two new products in January 2015

  The UK’s favourite quirky chocolate treat, Choc Nibbles, are launching not one, but two new products in January 2015. Our best selling ‘Original Choc Nibbles’ have been all ‘poshed’ up! These new Posh Choc Nibbles are new to the market and represent a line extension for the Choc Nibbles brand. For the first time

Gluten-Free Bakery & Café Beyond Bread Opens in London

If a truly delicious, gluten-free sandwich, Danish pastry or mince pie is on your Christmas list; your wish is about to come true! Beyond Bread, a 100% gluten-free Bakery and Café, will open its doors to an eager and hungry crowd today from 11am. The Bakery is set to become the ultimate hangout for foodies

RECIPE: Parma Ham Christmas Salad

Treat your family this Christmas with this colourful and rich Parma Ham salad with pomegranate, mint, toasted almonds and White Stilton. Whisk together lime zest and juice, honey and olive oil and season to taste. Arrange the salad leaves with chunks of White Stilton, toasted almonds, mint leaves and pomegranate seeds. Drizzle each plate with

Foodie Revolution Continues With Hot Food Trends In 2015

Food, like most things, follows trends and everyone is always looking for the next ‘big thing’. Ali Tyler of www.foodhq.co.uk and www.lefktro.co.uk , leading importers and distributors of high-quality foods in the UK, looks at what will be appearing on restaurant menus and supermarket shelves in 2015. Thanks to the recent findings of a US