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Britain’s gadget lovers spent £897 million on small kitchen appliances in 2015

Britain’s gadget lovers spent £897 million on small kitchen appliances in 2015

We are a nation of kitchen gadget lovers, indeed, new research from Mintel finds sales of small kitchen appliances booming as Britain’s households are estimated to have chopped, whisked and blended their way through a record breaking £897 million worth of the very latest electrical kitchen gadgets in 2015.

Treat your mum to a stress-free Sunday with Slug and Lettuce

For those looking for the perfect way to spoil their Mothers this March, leading restaurant and bar chain, the Slug and Lettuce will be keeping the costs of the food bill down by offering families a set meal of three courses from £12*.

Seven reasons you buy local veg

Buying local veg is becoming a popular trend, as people turn to clean eating and look for better sources to purchase their food from.

Island Records launches Session IPA beer with its own playlists

Island Records launches Session IPA beer with its own playlists

Legendary record label Island Records are launching an exciting new music inspired beer to the UK craft beer market.

Marco stops by to inspect new grounds at Cadbury House

Marco stops by to inspect new grounds at Cadbury House

Renowned chef Marco Pierre White has paid a special visit to his restaurant in Congresbury to oversee recent works completed on the grounds.

Lager struggles to retain its fizz as usage drops to a half of Brits

Lager struggles to retain its fizz as usage drops to a half of Brits

It seems that Britain’s lager segment is struggling to retain its fizz, as it faces particularly strong competition from the rising popularity of ales and bitters, whose success has been fuelled by the craft beer boom. Indeed, new research from market intelligence agency Mintel reveals that 49% of Brits drank lager in 2015, down from 54% in 2014.

Burns Night at top North Somerset hotel

Burns Night at top North Somerset hotel

A traditional evening of Haggis, whisky and bagpipes in celebration of the famous Scottish poet Robert Burns is taking place at the region’s premier hotel.

Game sales set to leap through the £100 million mark

Game sales set to leap through the £100 million mark

Sales of game meat in the UK expected to reach £106 million in 2015 as usage of venison has grown from from 13% to 17% over the last 12 months.

Brits aged under 35 are the most likely to drink gin

Brits aged under 35 are the most likely to drink gin

Whilst the ‘gin revival’ has been in full swing for a number of years, younger consumers are now really ‘be-gin-ning’ to drive this spirit to new heights.

Fight the fat with... pasta

Pasta has become public enemy number one with dieters over the last few years. As many of us kick start 2016 with weight loss on our minds, an unusual form of spaghetti could change people’s views however.

What are the best Italian food spots in London?

What are the best Italian food spots in London?

Without actually departing these shores for Italy, perhaps the closest you can get to feeling like you're in what is a strong contender for Europe's most stylish country is dining in an Italian restaurant.

Research reveals the depths of our love for Prosecco

Research reveals the depths of our love for Prosecco

There’s no doubt that Brits love Prosecco, so much so that last year we spent £1 billion on it.

Dram & Smoke serving Scottish beer from Harviestoun Brewery

Dram & Smoke serving Scottish beer from Harviestoun Brewery

Following a sold out run in 2014, Scottish pop-up Dram & Smoke is returning to its former home in a leather tannery warehouse in London Bridge for four weeks this winter.

British foodies put Italian cuisine on top

British foodies put Italian cuisine on top

Spaghetti Bolognese has been voted the UK’s favourite pasta dish in a new study.

Zebrano arrives in the City with high-end restaurant

Zebrano arrives in the City with high-end restaurant

This autumn a new destination venue will breathe life into the heart of London’s financial district. Zebrano in the City will offer guests fine dining in sumptuous and sophisticated surroundings created by an award-winning designer.