Food

Around the world in pancakes

France's classic Crepe Suzette (Photo courtesy: AFP Relaxnews/ Wiktory / Istock)
 
18 Feb 2017
With Mardi Gras, Pancake Day and Candlemass just around the corner, pancakes will be on the menu this February in various parts of the world. From France’s crêpe Suzette to Britain’s crumpets, countries across the globe have...
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You lick your fingers, so here’s a spoon shaped like one

No, we're not talking about this kind of finger spoon
 
 
18 Feb 2017
An experience that mimics the sensation of licking your fingers can enhance the taste of creamy foods. This is the concept behind the new spoon created by a British design studio, which specialises in the invention of eating implements of...
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A look at some of the world's different types of pancakes

France's classic Crepe Suzette (Photo courtesy: AFP Relaxnews/ Wiktory / Istock)
 
04 Feb 2017
With Mardi Gras, Pancake Day and Candlemass just around the corner, pancakes will be on the menu this February in various parts of the world. From France's crêpe Suzette to Britain's crumpets, countries across the globe have their...
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Would you try sushi chocolate bars?

Sushi KitKat bars
03 Feb 2017
KitKat has just released images of its wild new "sushi" sets and we can't decide whether to be relieved or upset about the fact they're only available for a limited time. The bars come in three flavors, which fortunately...
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Expert tips on how to improve your grocery shopping for a healthier 2017

Eating dinner early gives the body a mini fast overnight. – AFP/Relaxnews pic, March 6, 2016
21 Jan 2017
As we start a new year many of us will be aiming to improve our health for 2017, with eating a better diet one of the best ways to boost well-being.   Here we round up some reminders of simple changes that can help us improve our...
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Is popcorn healthy?

Popcorn
06 Jan 2017
Whether popcorn is "healthy" depends how you eat it. In its purest form -- that is, plain air-popped kernels -- it's a healthy, whole-grain, antioxidant-rich snack food that comes at a pretty low-calorie cost for those who...
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What to eat before, during and after a workout


Those used to sedentary lifestyles are better off picking endurance-based activities, such as cycling, Nordic walking, dance or aqua cycling. -Filepix
 

 
06 Jan 2017
Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results. So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality...
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Haute cuisine? Santa serves up sleigh-borne dinner in the sky

Santa in the sky
01 Dec 2016
Not waiting at home for Santa Claus anymore, gourmets in Brussels are flying off aboard his sleigh to dine with him above the city's rooftops and twinkling Christmas lights. "Santa in the Sky" is the new twist on the Belgian...
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Healthy breakfast guide

Healthy breakfast
07 Nov 2016
Some people just don't feel hungry first thing in the morning, while others don't have time to sit down and eat. To avoid disrupting the day's food intake by skipping the meal entirely, nutritionist Raphaël Gruman recommends...
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Starbucks set to reintroduce its red cups

Starbucks operates more than 22,000 cafes worldwide. – Reuters pic, March 4, 2016. 
05 Nov 2016
The red-colored cups traditionally rolled out by Starbucks during the end-of-year holiday season are to return from November 10.   Red is associated with Christmas celebrations but, as the US elections approach on November 8,...
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