Copied!

Grab news, use news

All posts in the "Food" category

archive

Once ‘exotic’ foods now family staples – because of mum

Modern mums are more adventurous with their family meals than their mothers ever were, new research has shown. The study of 2,000 mums found eight in ten were raised on a staple of British classics such as Shepherd’s Pie, Roast Lamb and Toad in the Hole with food from overseas a rarity. Nearly half of [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

40% of children have unhealthy diets – but parents are powerless to stop them

Four in ten parents admit their children have an unhealthy diet, but they have given up trying to improve it, a study has found. Researchers found a large number of mums and dads believe their offspring could do with eating more fruit, drinking more water or ditching fatty treats, but most are at a complete [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

Modern mums more adventurous (and exotic) in the kitchen

Modern mums are far more adventurous in the kitchen than their own mothers ever were, new research has revealed. A study found today’s mums lived on a staple diet of British classics like shepherd’s pie, roast lamb and toad in the hole when they themselves were young. But now they are parents they think nothing [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

On the floor, in the sink, or on a pet – weirdest places our pancakes have landed

One in four Brits officially can’t toss a pancake, a study has revealed. Researchers found millions of adults struggle to flip their pancake each year, with many claiming their attempts often get stuck to the ceiling, land on the floor or even on a nearby pet. A third even do all they can to avoid [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

A Dog’s Dinner – roast dinner and steak among the delicacies dished out to pets

Bangers and mash, roast dinners and steak have emerged among a list of common meals – consumed by the nation’s DOGS. Researchers found three quarters of the country’s canine owners regularly serve up top quality meals – usually in the form of left-overs – to their pets. Other meals which Britain’s dogs tuck into include [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

Humble roast dinner tops list of most-loved comfort foods

The traditional roast dinner has been unveiled as Britain’s best-loved comfort food. The classic meal topped the list of food which Brits turn to most to keep spirits high during the cold months. Another old favourite, shepherd’s pie, was runner up in the study, with chips, lasagne and spaghetti bolognese completing the top five comfort [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

Lumpy gravy tops the list of common Christmas Dinners mishaps

Six million Brits will sit down to a ruined dinner this Christmas Day, a study has revealed. Getting the timings wrong, undercooking the turkey and soggy vegetables mean more than one in ten adults face an unappetizing festive meal this year. Lumpy gravy, burnt or overcooked turkey, forgetting to put something into the oven and [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

The average Christmas menu – sprouts and peas in, cranberry sauce and broccoli out

average christmas dinner (turkey council)

The British Christmas menu has been decided, with the average family tucking into prawn cocktail, turkey breast and Christmas pudding on the big day, a survey and infographic has revealed. Although most of the traditions have remained over the years, cranberry sauce and bread sauce are now off the menu – along with broccoli, cauliflower [...]


  • Has photos (1 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

The sweetest celebs – Holly Willoughby voted celeb we’d share a box of chocolates with

Holly Willoughby is the celebrity Brits would most like to share a box of chocolates with, a study has revealed. The ‘Celebrity Juice’ and ‘This Morning’ favourite came top of the poll, seeing off competition from new mum, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Hollywood heartthrob, George Clooney. HRH Prince Harry was voted in to fourth [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

Plonk-ers – millions claim to be wine buffs but make rookie mistakes

Millions of Brits claim to be wine buffs but regularly make common faux pas – including complaining red wine isn’t cold enough, a study has revealed. Researchers found around one in five adults see themselves as something of a wine connoisseur and often do their best to convince friends, family and colleagues of their plonk [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow