Cafés. Remember them? It seems not so long ago that we could meet a friend for a coffee and a cake, or perk up a trip to the shops with a timely cup of tea… In fact, it was a week ago today that the UK government closed all sit-down dining venues, including restaurants, pubs,…
In the UK, our breakfast eggs are brown. In the US, they’re white. Is there any actual reason for this?
Once a school lunchtime staple, the processed meat spirals passed into oblivion under the withering heat of Jamie Oliver’s stare. Some members of the public, however, believe they should return.
Children’s birthday parties used to be simple. They involved sandwiches cut into fancy triangles. Now, they involve minefields.
Chances are you won’t be served a peanut on a plane any more. Those little snacklets can be fatal.
Free milk for schoolchildren sounds like a marvellous idea. Give them strong bones, boost their brains… Sounds great on paper. The reality was a little more squidgy.
Terry’s Neapolitans. I miss them every Christmas. Individually wrapped squares of rectangular pieces of chocolate have never seemed so alluring.
Kellogg’s has announced it is discontinuing one of its breakfast cereals from January 2018. Bye bye, Ricicles!
Their name was evocative of bright lights, bewitching dazzles of sparkle on tulle, glitter under the chandeliers as you drank your champagne. Items that were in short supply when these sweets were launched in 1948, the same year that George Orwell looked into the future and saw nothing but a grim dystopia.
I’m not talking about the salad that was invented in the 1860s by Lucien Olivier, the chef of the Hermitage in Moscow.
No, I’m talking about boiled diced vegetables.