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Has KFC had its chips?

THE CHIPS WERE DOWN at Kentucky Friend Chicken (KFC) outlets across the UK yesterday – but it wasn’t the fault of their potatoes. Over 450 KFC outlets were closed for business as they couldn’t get any chicken. Thousands of disgruntled ...

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Young’s recall fish cakes

“CHIP SHOP FISH CAKES” manufactured by food company Young’s have been recalled because they may contain pieces of plastic and metal. Customers who have bought this product should not eat it. The Food Standards Agency has announced that this product ...

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Cancer risk in found processed food

IT’S NOT CONCLUSIVE, but a new study by French researchers has found a link between eating highly processed foods and the incidence of cancer. A “link” is not the same as proof of causation, but the findings are still significant. ...

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Enjoy National Blue Pancake Day!

IT IS National Blue Pancake Day. That’s breakfast sorted, then. Or, if you’re reading this in the afternoon – lunch, your afternoon tea break, tea, or dessert after dinner. It wasn’t an imaginative person who named blueberries. It’s like the ...

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Quick: it’s national Chocolate Cake Day!

IF YOU’RE HAVING a “the diet starts tomorrow” chocolate cake for tea, relax. You’re not being self-indulgent – you’re just supporting national Chocolate Cake Day. People first began grinding cocoa beans and making cocoa powder in the mid 18th century. ...

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Phollow the Movement?

WE ARE ALL used to the diversity in East London. There’s people from at least four corners of the world – and they’ve all brought their cuisine with them. Walking through the busy streets of our home borough, we have ...

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The rise of the modern day baker

WE’RE IN THE MIDST midst of a baking resurgence with homemade marvels whetting our appetites everywhere we turn. From bragging rights on social media to the mass of cooking shows battling it out on the box, it would appear that dusting ...

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