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Despite over half of Brits (55%) believing they are environmentally conscious, only a quarter of the UK consider the environment when it comes to their drinking habits, according to a new study. The survey commissioned by wine preservation experts Bermar, found that over five in ten (56%) have never thought about drinks waste and two thirds (67%) know nothing about it.

BBC Good Food Nation, the annual national survey carried out by BBC Good Food, has revealed spending so much time at home during the pandemic has led to an influx of kitchen gadgets, with over half (52%) of people surveyed having bought new cooking or kitchen equipment in the last year.

Coffee machines were the most popular gadgets, bought by 13% of people surveyed, and they were the most used purchase, with barista-style coffees being made an average of 5 times a week.

Birmingham’s Pushkar Cocktail Bar & Dining scooped the 'Best of Birmingham' and ‘England’s Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year’ awards at the 10th English Curry Awards 2021. The 10th English Curry Awards took place at the Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport-NEC, in a celebration of the English curry industry. Guests from across the country celebrated the best in the curry industry and awards saw curry houses across England recognised for their graft, dedication and hospitality.

Cardiff is the most affordable city in the UK to eat out at a restaurant, new data can reveal, while London takes the top spot for being the most expensive city.  

The research by professional kitchen experts Maxima Kitchen Equipment analysed the cities in the UK with a population higher than 100,000 and used cost of living data from Expatistan and Numbeo to find where Brits can dine out at the lowest cost.

There’s nothing worse than feeling “hangry” in a lecture but McDonald’s is here to make sure all students get to learn on a full stomach.

Whether you’re heading into your first academic year or are returning to Uni after the summer hols, don’t miss out on the McDonald’s student deal which offers a free item with the purchase of any Extra Value or Wrap Meal.

Do you know your Bramleys from your Pippins? Or your Galas from your Coxs? Harvest season is here and Blakesley Hall has the perfect opportunity to discover the many different varieties of Great British apples at its popular Apple Day on Sunday 3 October.

Blakesley Hall – a picture-perfect timber framed Tudor house situated just a few miles from Birmingham city centre – has been celebrating apple harvest for over 20 years and its one-day seasonal event includes the chance to harvest your own apples from the Hall’s orchard.

The number of UK vegans and vegetarians continues to soar, with a staggering 25% of all Brits predicted to be vegetarian by 2025 and already an estimated 14% of vegetarian and vegans in Great Britain are aged 65 or older. 

That's why Vegetarian for Life (VfL), a charity that supports older vegans and vegetarians will be launching a free self-advocacy pack to mark National Older Vegans and Vegetarians Day this October. 

A country rich in ethnic diversity, the UK is undoubtedly one of the greatest countries in the world for food.

In celebration of this, as part of National Rice Week, Tropical Sun hosted a rice tasting event at the Wanis International Food headquarters in Leyton, East London.

A new Jamaican rum has been developed by rapper Kano in partnership with Duppy Share Caribbean Rums, headquarters in London, England.

The new Duppy White Rum represents Duppy Share Caribbean Rums' first 100 per cent Jamaican rum and Kano, who has Jamaican lineage, foray in the rum business. The rum is a vibrant celebration of Jamaica and its influence on the world. It’s 100 per cent Jamaican white rum with flavours of mango, pimento and fresh thyme for an authentic Jamaican flavour.

McDonald’s UK&I has announced a trial for its first ever plant-based burger – the McPlant – which delivers the same great taste and experience you would expect from a McDonald’s burger, whilst enabling customers to choose a plant-based menu option.

McDonald’s UK&I has spent three years on research and development to bring a delicious plant-based offering to British and Irish customers, and every element of the McPlant was designed with taste and quality top-of-mind – from the plant-based patty co-developed with Beyond Meat®, to innovative vegan cheese based on pea protein that tastes just like McDonald’s iconic cheese slices, and a new vegan sauce. 

Roast dinners, strawberries and cream, fish and chips – the UK is clearly a nation of food lovers.

But new figures show that we are also a nation of food wasters, with the average UK family throwing away around £350 of food each year. Divert.co.uk, the food waste collection company that hates waste, thinks that it’s time for the UK to stop throwing away so much food and find new ways to use up all of our produce.

The Grand Hotel Savoia in Cortina d’Ampezzo, which is part of the exclusive Radisson Collection hotel selection, is a 5-star facility of great charm, made unique by the breath-taking panoramic view over the Ampezzo Dolomites.

In this elegant and refined setting, Bottega has customized the large terrace, where they celebrate the ritual of the aperitif or lunch, admiring the profile of the most spectacular mountains in the Alps. The logo of the Treviso-based winery and distillery characterizes the counter, where the barmen prepare signature cocktails and serve glasses of Prosecco Gold or other sparkling wines from the Bottega collection.

Pastry fans at a Worcester pub will be treated to the upper crust of pies at a weekly theme night starring Mad O’Rourkes Pie Factory. The new link-up between the iconic Tipton eatery and The Maple Leaf pub will see the Canada Way watering hole sell a range of Mad O’Rourkes’ pies in a bid to offer something extra special to their punters.

It is the latest in a series of new ventures for Mad O’Rourkes, after the Hurst Lane restaurant launched their Pies by Post scheme in lockdown, which sees the firm sell their tasty treats to pie aficionados and Black Country expats all over the UK.