Asda brothers snap up fast food chain Leon in £100m deal

On a buying spree: Asda brothers snap up fast food chain Leon in £100m deal Mohsin and Zuber Issa are understood to have agreed to buy Leon yesterday Leon has 70 restaurants across the UK and mainland Europe  The brothers have also been in a battle to buy the Caffè Nero coffee shop chain By Harriet … Read more

Nigella Lawson reveals her favourite Australian food and ‘guilty pleasure’ snacks

Nigella Lawson says her favourite Australian food makes her ‘a traitor to her country’ because she prefers it to the British version – and lists her ‘guilty pleasure’ snacks for when she doesn’t feel like cooking By Marta Jary For Daily Mail Australia Published: 15:06 BST, 17 April 2021 | Updated: 15:06 BST, 17 April … Read more

Marks & Spencer joins the hard seltzer trend by launching 75 calories alcoholic sparkling water

Marks & Spencer has delighted fans by launching their own brand of hard seltzers. Famed for their canned cocktail range, affectionately known as ‘tinnies’,  the upmarket British retailer has launched three flavours of alcoholic sparkling water, which has taken the US by storm in recent years.        Last summer, famed brand White Claw, who account for more … Read more

Sydney dietitian Rebecca Gawthorne offers a look inside her shopping trolley

A dietitian has offered a look inside her shopping trolley and the go-to staples she buys every week to ensure she stays healthy all year round.  Rebecca Gawthorne, from Sydney, shared a vibrant picture showing 26 grocery items – including fresh salmon, tinned beans and chickpeas, eggs, wholegrain bread, Greek yoghurt, peanut butter and plain … Read more

Food: Spring superstars  | Daily Mail Online

Food: Spring superstars By Annie Bell Published: 00:01 BST, 11 April 2021 | Updated: 00:01 BST, 11 April 2021 Fresh, fast, flavourful… Annie Bell’s recipes showcase everything we’re picking – and loving – right now Purple-sprouting broccoli with poached egg & anchovy Slow-cooked lamb with saffron & new season tomatoes; Pea, avocado & watercress mezze WHAT … Read more

Food: People expect chocolate to taste more BITTER if it is in black packaging, study finds

Black chocolate wrappers make consumers think that confectionary will taste more bitter, while yellow and pink create expectations of sweetness, a study found. Researchers from Brazil asked 420 individuals to predict the taste qualities of slabs of milk and dark chocolate that came presented in different coloured packaging. They also found that black wrapping made people expect … Read more

All-natural blue pigment found in red cabbage could replace artificial food coloring dye 

Blue is the world’s most popular color but the hue rarely appears in nature, so manufacturers have had to resort to artificial dyes and chemicals to create blue food. That could soon change, now that a naturally occurring blue pigment has been discovered in red cabbage. Scientists with the Mars candy corporation found traces of … Read more

Moment 6ft-long monitor lizard climbs up supermarket shelves as it raids store for food

Clean-up in rept-aisle four! Moment 6ft-long monitor lizard climbs up supermarket shelves as it raids store for food Reptile sparked panic after it ran into 7-Eleven store in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand Staff and customers hid behind counter as the beast rampaged through store Shop assistant called police who arrived with reptile handlers to snare the … Read more

Anonymous McDonald’s worker claims to lift the lid on the fast food chain

A McDonald’s worker has been branded the ‘worst employee ever’ after claiming he has lift the lid on the fast food chain – appearing to make ‘half eaten’ burgers and deliberately ‘ruining’ food with too much sauce or pickles. The TikTok user, who is believed to be from the US and is known only as … Read more