Category: Food

How to cook Christmas dinner on a budget – top tips for saving money on your festive feast

THE FESTIVE season is the most expensive time of the year. If you want to pull back on the spending, use our savvy saver’s tips to get the most bang for your buck on...

5 ways to serve your Turkey

TURKEY is the centrepiece of any festive feast, but it can be a pain to get right. It’s got the reputation of being dry and dull, needing to be slathered in cranberry...

What is baklava, how do you make it and what’s the recipe for mince pie baklava?

CHRISTMAS is the perfect time to indulge in delicious desserts, and one popular option is a mince pie baklava. But how can you make the sweet treat and is the recipe...

Happy Hanukkah 2017! Why is the Jewish festival known as Chanukah and why do we light candles?

HANUKKAH or Chanukah is a Jewish festival which is celebrated by lighting one candle a day for eight days. It’s already underway, but how did it first begin? Here’s...

How to cook turkey – size guide and how long it takes to defrost and cook your Christmas dinner in the oven

IF you’ve agreed to cook Christmas dinner for your family this year, the pressure is on to make the perfect roast. Most Brits tuck into turkey on December 25 but,...

Get your carb fix thanks to Dean Edwards with a meat feast spaghetti pizza or spinach and ricotta stuffed shells

AS CHRISTMAS draws closer and the cold intensifies, don’t forget to get your carb fix to keep you going. Thanks to Dean Edwards, you need to look no further. Meat...

McDonald’s is launching a radical new burger… and fans can’t wait to get their hands on them

McDONALD’S is launching a new vegan burger after fans went mad for the meat-free meal during a trial run. Dubbed the McVegan, the burger had been trialled in a few...

How to cook turkey – size guide and how long it takes to defrost and cook in the oven for your Christmas dinner

IF you’ve agreed to cook Christmas dinner for your family this year, the pressure is on to make the perfect roast. Most Brits tuck into turkey on December 25 but,...

You can now get a Christmas Dinner LASAGNE… but it may not be for everyone

THE traditional Christmas dinner has been well and truly turned on its head by a restaurant which decided to bung the whole load into a lasagne. And you may not be so...

How long you can REALLY keep cheese in the fridge for? Expert reveals how long those Christmas leftovers will last for

This Christmas, a cheeseboard will no doubt be making an appearance on your Christmas spread. While we love to try them all, by the end of Christmas lunch they are...