Hands up who’s feeling festive? Got the tree up? Planned the Christmas dinner? We’ve been doing all those things at Nina & Co., but much as we love this very special time of year, we HATE the massive amount of
Everyone bangs on about food waste. The Nina & Co. team certainly does. But we tend to think of food waste as the left-overs we put in our bins or supermarkets surplus stock. Hands up who has thought about what
I know a lot of my regular readers are used to me ranting and raving about the supermarkets, food waste and injustices in general. Today you’re in for a surprise. I am breaking the mould and sharing a bit of
Who would have thought when the first supermarkets opened their doors in the 1950s that they would be holding us to ransom a couple of generations later. Service has gone out the window for the sake of profits and we’re
Despite being just a short nine-year interlude (1901-1910), the Edwardian era and the start of the 20th century changed the face of food and dining for us here in the UK. It fashioned some traditions, like afternoon tea, that are
Buzz words seem to have become more common with the viral effects of the internet. One of today’s more popular ones is ‘flexitarian’. Although the term was coined in the 1990s, flexitarianism is a sensible eating trend that’s really growing in popularity now, and it delivers a wealth of benefits. It’s estimated that today there are around 22 million flexitarians in the UK alone!
Barbecues. As much a British institution nowadays as fish and chips or roast beef. With this summer’s heatwave we haven’t needed any excuses to host an impromptu BBQ. The Royal Wedding, the World Cup, Wimbledon… it’s been a case
Breaking news! I’m going to give up my day job and become a scientist. I’m going to find someone daft enough to fund hugely expensive research into matters of plain common sense. Then, after collecting a substantial salary and