The Taste Adventure Birmingham NEC November 2010

The Taste Adventure is a hands on activity aimed at four to ten year olds, which encourages children to engage their five senses when eating and enjoying food. The Taste Adventure was launched by Slow Food UK and is supported by grainchain.com For those interested in taking part in the Taste Adventure, the next Taste Adventure will … Read more

National Food Weeks In The UK 2010

I have been asked about national food weeks that are celebrated in the UK. After a google search I have found the following national food weeks are celebrated in the UK. Some of the dates are for 2009 and the dates for 2010 have to be confirmed. British Yorkshire Pudding Day Annually on the 1st … Read more

Farmhouse Breakfast Week January 2010

I have just been reading that this January (2010) will be the 11th annual Farmhouse Breakfast Week organised by the HGCA. Farmhouse Breakfast Week highlights the benefits of starting the day with a healthy balanced breakfast and is a great opportunity to celebrate the rich wealth of breakfast foods found across the country. What is … Read more

Labelling Pork – Defra Introduce New Code Of Practice

I was interested to read in the Farmers Guardian about Defra drawing up a new code of practice for labelling pork products. The new code of  practice will see retailers and processors clearly displaying the origin of the pork on the front of packets which will see an end to ambiguous labelling that has previously … Read more

Facts About Macadamia Nuts

I have been sent some information to help promote the healthy benefits of eating macadamia nuts, they make a great healthy snack idea! Macadamias can make an enormous contribution to a balanced, healthy diet and lifestyle. They have a higher level of monounsaturated fats (“good fats”) than other nuts, meaning they can help to combat … Read more

Ducks Eggs Can Be Eaten

I am often asked if you can eat duck eggs. The answer is definately yes. Duck eggs can be used in the same way as hen eggs. They are particularly good for: omelettes pancakes poaching scrambling If you enjoy a fry up or a boiled egg for breakfast then a duck egg is a good … Read more