Category Archives: Food

Exclusive – the year-round scandal of seasonal egg production

As you know, the Nina & Co. team are champions of ethical food production and animal welfare. Sadly, at seasonal times of the year, ethics and welfare often take second place to greed, sales and profit. This exclusive report by … Continue reading

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Liar, liar … pants on fire!

I’m sorry about my juvenile tantrum, but this recent news has got me stamping my tinies. Perhaps some culture would help me redeem myself? Thanks to Sir Walter Scott for this one… “Oh! What a tangled web we weave, when … Continue reading

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Winning the War on Waste?

If you’re a regular to the Nina & Co. blog, you’ll know how irked I get when it comes to the senseless waste of food.  You’ll also know I’ve been ranting about it for years.  That’s why I thought it … Continue reading

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Micropubs – where small is beautiful…

Remember the days when a pub was a pub? Where you went for a quiet drink to unwind after a hard day. A place where you could meet your friends, or pop in knowing there would always be someone up … Continue reading

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How To Lose a Stone in 10 Days

Guest blog by Maria Kuehn Let me start off by saying that anyone who gets excited at the above prospect needs to be taken to hospital, put in an isolation ward and fed fish and other brain food for two … Continue reading

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Two of nature’s remedies in your kitchen cupboard

If you’re feeling unwell, it’s tempting to head straight to the pharmacy for an expensive panacea. But did you know you have two potent natural remedies at home in your kitchen cupboard? If you thought coconut oil and turmeric were … Continue reading

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Leopards and supermarkets never change their spots

You know when you get that warm, fuzzy feeling inside? When the bad boys suddenly do something good for a change? Well, that happened to me just before Easter. I had almost forgiven Tesco for some of its past transgressions … Continue reading

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British Pig Farms – RIP

You know the phrase ‘use it or lose it’? It’s one that will soon be applied to the British Pork industry. Since 2002, half the UK’s dairy farms have gone out of business because it costs more to produce milk … Continue reading

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Health WARNING! Butter vs oils and spreads causes confusion and headaches – FACT!

I like to keep abreast of what’s happening on the food front and it’s not easy. It changes almost daily. We’re told to eat ‘this’ because it’s good for us. Then we’re told avoid ‘that’ because it’s bad for us. … Continue reading

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Flooding and the environment – green zealots or plain common sense?

My heart goes out to the thousands of people who were left homeless by the recent flooding up north. There’s no good time to have your home destroyed, whether by floods or anything else, but for it to happen over … Continue reading

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