When did you last treat yourself? I don’t mean just indulge yourself because it was a rainy day or the weekend, or because you felt like it. But when did you last treat yourself to something extra, extra special that
Every year it’s the same old thing in the run up to Christmas – pictures of happy smiling people bustling with bonhomie. Golden turkeys roasted and basted to perfection. Don’t you think it’s boring? Don’t you fancy something different for
I’ve been really heartened by the number of people on social media and in the press offering to help the homeless this Christmas. The number of people sleeping rough on the streets of England has risen by over 50% in
Well! Who watched the Great British Bake Off? Were you glued to your TVs? We were and we’re jubilant about the UK becoming a nation of home-bakers again. Sceptics might call this just another food fad whipped into a frenzy
Wanted. One large, robust brick wall – needed for head bashing exercise for frustrated food marketer and common sense advocate who is in despair over hospital food.
If you’re an organic food aficionado, or a grower who has survived the downturn in recent years, you’ll be pleased to hear the indications are that organics are once again a force to be reckoned with. And from where I’m
Fancy a cuppa? Well take my advice and walk straight past Costa Coffee and head for Pret A Manger instead. Until Costa reverses it’s policy on throwing away perfectly good food each day – keep walking! And while you’re at
Okay, I know I bang on about food waste – a lot. But it’s an important subject and one that I’m passionate about. Here at Nina & Co., we’re loving this ingenious solution which will help reduce the amount of
Anyone who knows me will tell you I’m not short of words. You only have to read my blog to work that one out. But a couple of weeks ago, I was… err… um… ahhh… almost struck dumb! The
I love innovative businesses. I love innovative food businesses even more. Top of my list of favourites right now is Naomi’s Café Bar in Banbury. Why? Because customers never grumble about their bill – because they only pay what they
Food, glorious food. With Christmas just a few days away, people the world over are planning their menus and frantically writing their shopping lists to ensure their tables are laden for the big day. As the food retailers prepare for
Gotcha! You thought this blog was going to be about burgers, tasteless, mass-market ready-meals and greasy kebabs, didn’t you? No doubt you were bracing yourself for one of my rants on junk food and the need for more cookery education.