If you are looking for face masks, Home Bargains has quite a few. Home Medics washable black 80% polyester 20% spandex face mask 1.99[…]
Abel & Cole https://abelandcole.co.uk began as a doorstep potato delivery service in south London, by City University alumna Keith Abel, after failing his bar exams in 1988. The story goes that he visited a potato […]
Coombe Farm Organic https://www.coombefarmorganic.co.uk began in 2015, although the farm has been Soil Association-certified for over twenty years. Coombe Farm has been farmed since the 1940s. and is situated at Roundham, near Crewkerne in Somerset. […]
Morrisons delivery 25-05-20 Clarence Court white duck eggs (6) 2.50 will have one for breakfastArla Lactofree Whole milk (fresh) 1L 2 for £2 in freezerHodgetts Malvern Ale & Mustard cheese 1.80 new one for us […]
Australia’s University of Newcastle is doing long-term research on diet. It was aimed at Australians, but other nationalities are welcome. They focus particularly on healthy eating for people on a low budget, with little time, […]
University of Edinburgh, Generation Scotland and Wellcome launched the CovidLife survey in April 2020. They are still looking for people (especially males) in UK https://www.ed.ac.uk/generation-scotland/covidlife-volunteers This is the first summary report
Park Farm Butchers in Hawkhurst https://www.parkfarmbutchers.co.uk/ was opened in 2001 by Andrew Clarke and his son William, who supply the beef, lamb and pork from their 300 acre Wealden grassland Park Farm. Park Farm has […]
Sports commentator Andrew Cotter, normally commentates on events such as Wimbledon, Six Nations and the Olympics. But with sport suspended, he started commentating on the daily lives of his labradors, Olive and Mabel. Do not […]
Last week, Adam Lambert sang ‘Closer to You’ for the One World: Together At Home virtual concert organised by Global Citizen.
At his heaviest, former Deputy Leader of the Labour party, weighed 2 stones (308 pounds or 139.7 kilos) and was inspired to lose weight by Dr Michael Mosley’s ‘The 5:2 Diet’ and by Dr Aseem […]
Vinny Guadagnino from ‘Jersey Shores’, invited ‘Women’s Health’ to his home in January 2019, for a Totally Keto fridge tour.
Actor Rob Lowe talks low carb to cardiothoracic surgeon Dr Mehmet Oz back in July 2019 and they make ‘Rob Lowe Carb Granola’
It has to be said, that Morrisons has stepped up to the plate in a crisis. with boxes and Deliveroo delivery and a discount for farmers. Morrisons bought at least half of an Ocado warehouse […]
We picked up the recipe for this starter, from a chatty waiter in Albufeira, Portugal, although it appears that the recipe originates in northern Portugal, rather than The Algarve. 2 eggs1 sliced onion1 large tomato, […]
Health Secretary used a low carb diet to lose weight and is now being advised on obesity by low carb cardiologist, Dr Aseem Malhotra. More details.. inclusion of links does not endorse the political views […]
ASDA is a mid-market supermarket. Not as upmarket as Waitrose but equally, not a German discounter, like Aldi and Lidl. Often, it gives them a run for their money, on price and has won awards. […]
Over the winter, we use more onions, and as spring comes and the veg boxes are filled with onions, it’s easy to build up an onion pile. This recipe from Riverford is extremely simple and […]
One of the easiest recipes you could ever make. Really nutritious, too. Pot-au-feu was named after the pot in which it was cooked, over a fire. It could be made with a wide variety of […]
Dr Andreas Eenfeldt MD, the Founder and CEO of http://dietdoctor.com interviews Dr Mary Vernon MD. She explains what a low carb way of eating is, and how she became a doctor specialising in low carb […]
Dr Nam Nguyen, Clinical Lead at NHS.UK and NHS Digital, is also a GP. In this video, from March 2020, he answers FAQs about Covid-19
The high probability, is that we are all having eating challenges during this pandemic. It starts with finding food in a local corner shop, convenience store or supermarket. You might be able to access a […]
Newmarket sausages were first mentioned in November 1618, when James I visited the aea and details of a banquet for his son’s 18th birthday (later King Charles I) were recorded in a letter. The Marquess […]
This video from University of California Television, is ten years old. More than 10 million views though, because it’s the best video on sugar, out there. Doctor Robert H Lustig MD MS is a Professor […]
Riverford Farm at Buckfastleigh, Devon, was taken over by the Watson family, in the 1950s. Guy Watson-Singh (born 1960) studied Agricultural and Forestry Science at the University of Oxford and became a management consultant. He […]
Kelvin Harris, Assistant Manager at the Piggly Wiggly in Columbia, South Carolina, talking about coronavirus measures and the reaction of shoppers.
Picked up this recipe in Canada and it’s delicious. Great starter, especially on glossy black or white plates. Not really low carb. Hoping to find pumpkin muffins and chocolate chip cookies as well as Lamingtons, […]
Cardiologist and lipidologist Dr Brett Scher MD, Medical Director of Diet Doctor, talks about the increased risks of Covid-19 for people with high blood glucose – even if they don’t have Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes. If […]
Holland & Barrett was founded in 1870, by Major William Holland and Alfred Slapps Barrett, who bought a grocery store, in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire. By 1900 they had another shop, in Epsom. Holland & Barrett […]
Waitrose & Partners began as Waite, Rose and Taylor, in Acton in 1904. when Wallace Wyndham Waite, Arthur Rose and David Taylor joined forces to open their first shop. David Taylor left and Waitrose Ltd […]
Companies have been sharing their iconic recipes, so that we can recreate them at home. First up is Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries with CalMac and Cheese and last year, the ferry company served up over 50,00 […]
In the UK. McDonalds uses only organic milk in their dairy products. In Normal Times, if you run out of organic milk on a Sunday afternoon, after 16:00 (and it happens), if you have a […]
In Normal Times, we were big fans of Ocado., for so many reasons. Firstly, they are reliable. Since 2012, Ocado had only delivered late, once or twice. Secondly, their customer service was great, way way […]
Guinea fowl or guineafowl originated in Africa, where they can still be found in the wild. Guinea fowl is not a bird which can be found easily in most British supermarkets. Waitrose and Ocado sell […]
One of the MaisonCool team members has NCGS and must eat a gluten-free diet. Today was the first step, towards making his own gluten-free bread and rolls, weekly. For his first attempt, he used a […]
H M Sheridan is a butchery which has held Royal Warrants for Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II and HRH The Prince of Wales, Duke of Rothesay, since 1987. Michael Sheridan’s first store, back in […]
Artist Kera Till draws a public transportation map for these strange, uncertain times. Commuting in Corona Times — Discover
The House of Bruar., according to a cousin who lives nearby, is a tourist destination, near Blair Atholl, in Perthshire. Scotland. It could be expected that the business would be declining, therefore. People may not […]
Silcocks Farm Shop is the retail and processing operation of Honour Farm, run by David and Juliet Fenton and is situated in St Michael’s, close to Tenterden, Kent. It has been open since 2003, with […]
Stour Valley Game has been selling game for ten years, and in 2019, won Countryside Alliance Awards Game Champion National Champion. No slouch locally either, being Winner of the Kent Butcher or Meat Producer of […]
Europe Day, 9th May 2020, is our first Europe Day outside of the European Union. We must not stop fighting to regain our place in our European family of nations. You can help by joining […]
Dr Aseem Malhotra, the British cardiologist, was a guest on Episode 109 of ‘ The Doctor’s Farmacy, from Dr Mark Hyman MD on 4th May 2020
As Jane Asher says herself on her website, Home Bargains has been “really clever” and put together the Jane Asher Baking Box for 20.99, delivery included. Packet mixes aren’t usually considered Foodie, but in a […]
Watts Farms is a family farming business, begun by Donald Watts in 1952 which now farms over 600 hectares, in Kent, Essex and Bedfordshire. They employ more than 200 people and supply over 500 restaurants […]
Bartons was founded in 1905, by Edmund and Lydia Barton, literally as a cottage industry, in the kitchen of their home in Lascelles Street, Fingerpost, St Helen’s. Edmund Barton would buy spices and vegetables from […]
Pikt is a family business supplying organic and plastic-free fruit and vegetables to foodservice customers, offices and homes. It had been supplying domestic customers way before the pandemic. http://www.piktfresh.com HOMEY box order placed 09/04/20, 16 […]
Himalayan pink salt. No grinder unlike Poundstretcher (89p for 100g) and Poundland (375g for £1) but £1 for 750g is a very good[…]
Low carbers could cut down on the sugar or omit it altogether and sub swede mash or fennel and celeriac mash for the potato mash. Recommended pheasant purveyors: Wild & Gamehttps://www.wildandgame.co.uk/ Nationwide retail and wholesale […]
Bob Andrews shows a quick way of using asparagus.
Poundstretcher is another discount store, founded by Paul Appell and Stephen Fearnley, in 1981. It has been through several changes of ownership and is now owned by Crown Crest Group. There seems to be a […]
Parma ham or prosciutto in Italian, is a traditionally-made and additive-free ham, made from just two ingredients, pork legs and salt. No nitrates or nitrites, no added water or glucose syrup. The Parma Ham Consortium […]
Celebrity fitness coach and keto nutrition coach Thomas DeLauer talks through his quarantine pantry in March 2020.
David Garrett, renowned German-American violinist, teamed up with Nicole Scherzinger, for ‘Lo Ti Penso Amore’ in 2015, in a promo for the movie in which he starred, as Paganini.
There are two mental health studies being undertaken during the Lockdown in Britain. (Not open to those outside UK) RAMP ( Repeated Assessment of Mental Health in Pandemics) – King’s College London, South London and […]
Recorded on mobile phones in Los Angeles, Cornwall and London, the video released on 30/04/20 on the Queen Official YouTube channel, aims to raise $5 million for WHO, which Google will match. Please donate ! […]
Jeremy Clarkson appeared on The Jonathan Ross Show in December 2019, to talk about his new venture, farming..
Founded by Dave Dodd and Steven Smith in 1990, Poundland used £1 as the price point for everything across its stores. At the time this was a novel idea on British high streets. Since then, […]
In August 2019, Michael McIntyre posted a compilation of his best shopping jokes, on YouTube.
Back in October 2016, while Brits were stressing about Brexit, Father Vlad was making sour cream and butter in the USA, for his Orthodox Christian Cooking Show
Iceland Foods, now led by Malcolm Walker’s son Richard, might not be the first store which you think of, as a Foodie. But if you are a Foodie on a Budget, it certainly should be. […]
Back in the mists of time, in August 1982, the first article on the food-obsessed was published in Harpers & Queen, describing us as ‘foodies’. Two years later, Ebury Press published ‘The Official Foodie Handbook’, […]
Back in 1985, Chef Keith Floyd took himself and cameraman Clive, to a trout farm for ‘Floyd on Fish’ (Season 1 Episode 6) where he was taught how to cook whole trout in an Aga, […]
Dr Chris Steele MBE recommended yogurt, beans and bananas to Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes on ‘This Morning’ on 16 April 2020, as a way to boost the immune system.https://www.dailystar.co.uk/tv/coronavirus-mornings-dr-chris-talks-21876494 Indeed, the American Journal of […]
Synthetic fabrics may be cheap, but they cannot be washed at such a high temperature as cotton. Buying natural fibres, which are ultimately biodegradable, in tougher fabrics, which can be washed at 60C, may be […]
Let’s get the bad news out of the way, first. Prices are rising, and it’s more difficult to find the best prices and compare them. MySupermarket, a brilliant price comparison website, shut down in March […]
We are told that soap will kill the coronavirus, which causes Covid-19. Grumme Gron Sopa is a liquid soap made from pine oil and has been used in Sweden for more than 125 years. Great […]
A little bit of fabulousness from Adam Lambert, to perk up Sunday.
NHS Milton Keynes and Northamptonshire teamed up with Northampton General Hospital in 2012 for a fun video, showing handwashing, Gangnam style.
In Normal Times, many of us would donate uwanted books to local charity shops. These are now closed. Social distancing means that so many events have been cancelled, that you are unlikely to find a […]
It’s almost like a hive mind is developing in this crisis. Loo rolls, soap, hand sanitiser, bleach, tinned tomatoes, then flour and yeast, were stockpiled. Keeping ahead of the stockpilers, means thinking outside the box, […]