The rates may be enticing at the grocers turned banks but consumers need to take more care than they would buying beans, says Lindsay Cook
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Friday 12 October 2012
Room Service: Grand Hotel Reylof, Ghent
Sunday 04 December 2011
Fashion: From A-list to Xmas list
Sunday 04 December 2011
As we pat our collective gut and burp happily ahead of the festive season, it's time to think about the social power of sating oneself. Of really going for it at the dining table; of snuffling and troughing, lapping and ferreting; of not just being a "foodie" but of full-on "fooding". The whorls, splats and piles on your plate represent your lifestyle, your emotions, your relationships, like anxious tea leaves crawling up the side of a cup to be read.
Sunday 28 August 2011
Ruffled feathers in Cambridge, where Robin Middleton, known as Battleship Bob, has been fined nearly £7,000 for parking his 72ft barge across the River Cam, thereby blocking the rowers competing in the University's May Bumps.
Sunday 21 August 2011
Sunday 14 August 2011
Saturday 13 August 2011
Saturday 06 August 2011
Premier Foods, the maker of Hovis bread, blamed a "significant" spike in costs, a dispute with Tesco and the "underperformance" of its chilled-foods division for a slump in half-year profits.
Friday 22 July 2011
Monday 27 June 2011
Friday 29 April 2011
Shares in Premier Foods, the maker of Branston pickle, jumped by more than 4 per cent yesterday after it said Robert Schofield, its chief executive, would retire inside the next 12 months.
Sunday 27 March 2011
People mark the passing of time in different ways – some by crying, others by ignoring it completely. I like to take something of a methodical, historicist approach and work my way backwards, like Tony Robinson on an archaeological dig.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
Easily angered chef Marco Pierre White is a compelling televisual presence, so anyone who saw him fire John McCririck from Hell's Kitchen (for criticising his food) will be disappointed to learn that he's just turned down the chance to make a prime-time cooking programme for the BBC – as well as an equally lucrative project for a Canadian broadcaster.
Tuesday 01 March 2011
Thursday 16 December 2010
Heinz said it was "disappointed" with the decision by nearly 1,200 workers to hold a 24-hour strike from last night.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
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