That’s entertainment! How to keep the kids happy on a budget | Food | Life & Style

Getty Baking with the kids can be both fun and cheap It’s almost that time of year again, when school’s out for summer and the kids are excited for six weeks off.  But when the initial elation eventually wears off, your children can quickly grow bored and that’s when your wallet starts comes out.  Researchers commissioned by frozen pizza brand Goodfella’s found that days out, food and drink and visits to soft play centres mean parents part with over £50 a week to keep their kids happy and entertained.  Mums…

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The Beef Of The Future Is Here, And It’s Not Made Of Meat

There’s something about a hamburger that can take over your mind in an instant. Upon a whiff of sizzling meat, the brain has a new primary objective: Get meat. What is it that makes our minds go nuts for burgers? Maybe it’s primal wiring that goes back tens of thousands of years, when we first started cooking meat over fire. But personally, now that I’m in my 30s, the slightly more evolved part of my mind often asks the question, “Frankie, are you sure you want to eat that?” There are three reasons I’ve begun…

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The Best Beer Cocktail Recipes To Make This Summer

If you’ve been drinking your beer straight from the bottle year after year, it’s time you try something new. We understand the satisfaction that comes with a thirsty swig of an ice-cold beer, but we’ve also discovered just how great beer is for mixing in drinks. Beer cocktails are even more refreshing than a regular beer. When you can’t make up your mind between beer or sangria, try beer sangria. If a bloody mary is what you need but a beer is what you crave, the beer bloody mary is what you should…

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Aldi wedding wine calculator: Supermarket launches champagne, wine calculator for events | Food | Life & Style

The average cost of a wedding in the UK is now an eye-watering £27,161. And, with each couple inviting around 75 guest to their wedding, brides and grooms are increasingly looking for ways to make their budget work harder. When it comes to raising a glass to the newlyweds, bubbly can cost more than £1,000. But one supermarket, in the post-Royal Wedding excitement, has launched a dedicated wedding wine advice site to help couples save a few quid: Aldi.  The supermarket is on a mission to help brides and grooms…

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Heinz Salad Cream could be renamed ‘Sandwich Cream’ because few customers use it on salads | Food | Life & Style

Heinz is considering changing the name of its Salad Cream for the first time in 104 years to Sandwich Cream because few customers actually use it on salads. Parent company Kraft Heinz said it was reviewing the brand’s name after research found that just 14 per cent of consumers use it for its stated purpose. The survey found it is viewed by consumers as an alternative to mayonnaise, and popularly paired with tuna, ham or cheese in sandwiches. Joel Hughes, UK sauces brand build lead at Kraft Heinz, said: “We…

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McDonalds UK: Fast food chain expands delivery locations ahead of the World Cup next week | Food | Life & Style

McDonald’s has confirmed it will be expanding its McDelivery areas, with 200 new restaurants offering the service. A host of restaurants across the UK will now be able to deliver the delicious meals to football fans in time for the FIFA World Cup, which is a week away. Over 100 branches started offering delivery via Uber Eats on the 9 May, with 15 more joining them on the 21 May. Finally, over 50 McDonald’s will be feeding hungry fast food fans starting 12 June. And that’s not all, as the…

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