Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Fat chance! Could sweets in our checkout aisles be causing obesity?

Stressed spelt backwards is desserts...coincidence?” Anon

We’ve all been caught out by them. We see them in the corner of our eye, glistening away and tempting us in.

They’ve got us exactly where they want us!

But could the days of sweets and sugary goods crowding our supermarket checkouts be coming to an end?

Friday, October 4, 2013

Good food for cold nights

"You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces — just good food from fresh ingredients”- Julia Child
What is your favourite comfort food? You know, either something your mum used to make, or something you’ve discovered and just means ‘home’. For some people, it’s spicy in the form of a favourite curry, for others, it’s laden with carbohydrates such as a well-browned and crispy-on-the-outside macaroni cheese, but for many people in Scotland, it’s mince and tatties.