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Wine Of The Week Round-Up 2011

We've had superb regular threads running this year such as the Onwards & Downwards Club, The Quzzies & Puzzles Round Up and, of course, the Wine of the Week thread.Hosted by No Mercy this thread offers a chance for oenophiles, bacchi and those who just fancy a glass every now and again to come together. The thr...08:45 Tue 13th Dec 2011

Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the number one soft white cheese in the UK. The cheese comes in a variety of flavours including Light, Extra Light, Light with Chives, Light with Garlic & Herbs, Light with Basil and Spring Onion & Black Pepper. Philadelphia is well known for its flavour and versatility; on the website there are...13:47 Wed 02nd Jun 2010

Thorntons

Thorntons is one of the best known brands of chocolate and confectionery in the UK. It is now the largest, independent chocolate and confectionery company in the United Kingdom. Continental and Special Toffee are often cited as two of the favourites among the Thornton product line. Thorntons chocolates are the ideal so...13:17 Wed 02nd Jun 2010

Cadbury

Cadbury is an iconic brand in the global confectionery market. they produce some of the world’s most popular snacks and confectionery such as Crunchie, Creme egg, Milk Tray, Dairy Milk, Flake, Roses, Wispa and Buttons. Their reputation for quality and taste has kept Cadbury’s at the top of the list to meet the snac...13:39 Wed 26th May 2010

Hovis

Hovis is a leading brand name in the baked goods market. The Hovis range now includes products to cater for all tastes including Square White, Original Wheatgerm, the Hovis Granary Range, Hovis Best of Both and more recently Hovis Invisible Crust. Hovis still specialises in high wheatgerm wholemeal flour, the bread bei...13:39 Wed 26th May 2010

Walkers

Walkers are one of the most recognised snack food brands in the UK. They are best known for manufacturing crisps. Other well known snack brands produced by Walkers include Quavers, Monster Munch, Wotsits, Chipsticks and Frazzles. Walkers prides itself on supporting the local community and claim that all their potatoes ...13:39 Wed 26th May 2010

Warburtons

Warburtons is one of the leading brands for bread products in the UK. The firm produces one million bakery products per day. It is the UK's third biggest bread manufacturer. It makes just its own products, no own-label ones. They offer more than just bread with a full range of bready snacks including teacakes, muffins,...13:39 Wed 26th May 2010

Kingsmill

Kingsmill is one of the top brands in baked goods. They have a delicious range of bread products including Great Everyday White, 50/50, Tasty Wholemeal, Little BIG Loaf, Love To Toast, Seeds & Oats, Gold Farmhouse, Crusts Away and Oatilicious. All their products are made with nutrition and health in mind and all pa...13:09 Wed 26th May 2010

Online Grocery Shopping

Online Grocery Shopping Online grocery shopping is becoming an increasingly popular option for those who struggle to find the time to go to the supermarket and stock up for the week. Online shopping is quick, easy and reliable, with deliveries arranged to suit when you’re in to meet the delivery driver. Mos...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Barbeque Impatience Costs Millions

It happens every year, as soon as the first sunny weekend in spring approaches husbands and father all over the country announce that the family is to have the first barbeque of the year. Many men are now sharing kitchen duties in the home with their working wives, but strangely even the most incapable of men will imme...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Van drivers urged to vote for best brekkie

Whether you have cereal, fruit, yogurt or a full English to start your day, Breakfast is known as being the most important meal. Although the health benefits of eating a banana greatly outweigh those of munching on streaky bacon and sausage, breakfast starts you off in a good way, supplying you with the energy you need...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

A Chocolate Surprise

All is not sweetness in the world of chocolate. That won't be news to your dentist, but this is about more than cavities and fillings. So, as something of a Valentine's Day treat, a quick look under00:00 Fri 14th Feb 2003

Subversive Pudding

Q. What is the origin of the Christmas Pudding.A. Some 40 million Britons will dine on Christmas Pudding this year and owe a debt of gratitude of King George I. Q. So it days back to King00:00 Mon 16th Dec 2002

When else would you eat Sprouts

Q. So they come from Brussels, then A. From Asia actually. From Iran and Pakistan, arriving in Europe by courtesy of the Crusaders, who boldly slaughtered their way East and returned triumphant00:00 Mon 16th Dec 2002

Did you know that turkeys risk drowning

Q. Did Sir Walter Raleigh discover the Turkey A. No. Although he is often linked with the bird being brought back to England, the natives of America had noticed the running around for quite a00:00 Mon 16th Dec 2002

Porridge makes you happy

Downhearted women have known for years that eating chocolate can cheer them up. The downside is that the life caused by the sugar is later followed by an emotional low. Mental health experts now say00:00 Wed 25th Sep 2002

Equiba: too good to be true

There have been a host of postings - from anne, checkmatepat and many others - concerning a product called 'Equiba' and its claims to aid weight loss. In October 1998 the Bodywell company, based00:00 Wed 05th Jun 2002

On the origins of food names

Studying the menu in a swish Florida restaurant, your correspondent asked his waiter, Anthony (a resting actor), where 'Marinara sauce' got its name. Anthony hesitated for just a moment, clearly00:00 Mon 13th May 2002

The first Indian restaurant

barra asks: When did the first Indian Takeaway/Restaurant open in the UK Where in the UK was it In 1809 The Hindostanee Coffee House opened for business at 34 George Street, Portman Square,00:00 Thu 09th May 2002

Aberdeen-Angus cattle

ouedtaria asked: Are the breed of Angus cattle born with no horns or are they removed as calves Aberdeen-Angus cattle are naturally polled (hornless). They are also hardy, black, and the 'world's00:00 Tue 07th May 2002

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