Coffee for some people is an essential part of their morning routine. It helps to wake you up and get you through your day. However, there are so many other uses for coffee, in particular, coffee grounds. We have 10 alternative uses for the grounds right here. Read more
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If you’re a fan of a certain baking show, these hacks can help you in the process of creating some showstoppers! As half-term is also around the corner, you can whip up some treats with your family and show what a baking pro you are.
All year round and particularly in the hot summer weather your fridge keeps foods fresh to help stop them perishing. However, there are foods which we may keep in the fridge but are best kept out. Take a look at a few and reasons why.
These days the fruit and veg aisles in the supermarket have more choice than before. There are also more unusual options to choose from, giving you a chance to experiment with new flavours in your cooking and try something different from the norm. Take a look at these more unusual varieties of fruit and veg and recipes you could try using them. You can also impress guests with your new found culinary expertise.
Each year consumer experts pick the food trends that will dominate the year going forward. These include the weird, the wonderful and the downright ridiculous. Last year appeared to be the year of the avocado, with reports of people getting the aptly named ‘avocado hand’ from cutting the fruit. There were other delightful looking trends such as cloud eggs and unicorn lattes, known as ‘instafood’ for their Instagram appeal and activated charcoal, think black ice cream, lattes and charcoal crust pizza (this can stay in 2017).
Before Christmas dinner comes the canapés and with so many different recipes to choose from we found some festive recipes that look great and hopefully taste good too. Don’t be caught short when making canapés, remember to set some aside for yourself, as once they are gone they really are gone!
Whether you have a lot of guests over or just a small gathering, it’s safe to say the kitchen is the focal point of a home at Christmas. After all it’s where the main meal is prepared! To make things run smoothly it’s a good idea to have a tidy up of the kitchen before Christmas, especially if lack of space is an issue. Take a look at these tips to get your kitchen prepared. It’s all hands on deck!
The three day weekend is within reach, and if you are planning a BBQ with close family and friends, we have some tasty recipes for you to try. If you are also on the search for cool accessories to make your party that extra special, read about the top 10 accessories for the ultimate summer party.