Food News

Event: Celebrate Chocolate Week at Salon du Chocolat

Tomorrow sees the start of Chocolate Week, a celebration of one of our most popular foods. There are lots of events going on nationwide, for a glimpse of what’s on, check out the site here. The team from Tasting Britain will be heading over to Salon du Chocolat next week at
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Fancy selling your leftovers to a stranger?

Have you ever felt like your leftover food is simply going to waste? Think it could be used in a much more productive way? Have no fear – Cookisto will soon be here! Launched in Athens, with a current member base of over 12,000 people, this app has been deemed the
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Tasting Britain launches new site!

As you will see from your latest visit to our site, we are now bigger and better with a whole new look and design. All of your previous favourites will still appear on the new site, such as news, reviews, recipes and the recently added profiles section, but we will be rolling out
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Visit England edible map of England

Event: British Food Fortnight – oyster cake, sweetcorn sponge and sausage icing!

Last month you may have seen the stunt at St Pancras station, where a giant cake representing England as the National Tourist Board began promoting British Food Fortnight. Travellers lined up to sample oyster cake (Whitstable Oyster Festival), sausage icing (Ludlow Food
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Food News: Are we being priced out of being healthy?

I have heard many people over the years give their price as a big reason for not buying fruit and veg regularly or cooking meals from scratch. This can be true if you are always looking for the tastiest and out-of-season produce, however, I’ve always thought that careful
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Coffee provides a whole new type of buzz

As part of my job as a science PR we regularly look for interesting science stories to share with the media and I wanted to share this one with you as a) it’s pretty cool and interesting food news and b) it is getting lots of media attention. Coffee is a substance that many
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No freaking way … is the McDouble really the ‘cheapest and most nutritious food in human history’?

When looking around online for something interesting in food news this week, I thought I was seeing things when I read the news article title: McDouble is ‘cheapest and most nutritious food in human history’ I mean, whoever wrote that must be mad right? Well, kind of,
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More benefits from green tea (did you think that was possible)

I’m sure many of us have heard about benefits of drinking green tea whether it is for digestion, blood pressure, better skin or even to fight off cancer. It appears that there isn’t much this super-drink can’t help with as a study published in th
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Your vegetables are still alive!

Published in the journal Current Biology, a study has concluded that vegetables are still alive even once they have been picked. The research shows that cabbages and other vegetable are capable of responding to their environment long after they’ve been picked –
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Two loafs of bread and some straws of wheat

Scientists claim they’ve cracked coeliac disease

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disease which is triggered by gluten. Coeliac sufferers experience an immune reaction when eating foods such as wheat, barley and rye, which damages the lining of the small intestine. Scientists in the UK and Australia gave 200 patients bread, rye
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