millionaire

  Let’s say you’ve just won the recent Mega Millions $449 million jackpot. You can afford to buy almost anything and you certainly can afford to eat anywhere – even in the most expensive restaurants.  Right? While you may still want to settle for a moderately priced restaurant, you may want to think about affording yourself a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience at one (or two) of the most expensive restaurants in the world. Indulge yourself. You deserve it! In case...

dining room

  Have you been flipping through magazines and watching home decorating shows for months looking for inspiration to bring your drab dining room into an inviting space for the 21st century? Follow these tips from the professionals and you’ll be entertaining happy crowds in your new dining room in no time. If your dining room is within a site line of the kitchen, living room or foyer, you’ll want the new décor to complement those rooms to avoid a clash of styles.  The...

hog

If you are having a wedding in the near future and you want to get all of the catering sorted out then why don’t you think about having a hog roast Manchester? When you have a hog roast, you can serve a lot of people in a short space of time and a lot of providers would be more than happy to send a member of staff over to your venue as well so they can get everything sorted out for you. This is just one of the many benefits you get when you hire their services and you would...

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In 2016 I have tried be a lot healthier. One of the main things I wanted to try and do is detox my system and slim down by drinking more water, but being a lover of fizzy drinks and cordial I am finding water a bit hard to drink water over and over. I’ve started filling up a 2 litre bottle of water and having this at the side of my desk and drinking it throughout the day while I am in work. Another thing I’ve tried to cut back on is the amount of caffeine that I am drinking...

reduced fat baking

Reduced fat doesn’t have to mean reduced flavour, whether you’re preparing a sweet treat for a weeknight or hosting a dinner party for big group of friends. According to the most recent National Diet and Nutrition Survey by Public Health England, most people in the UK eat more than their recommended amount of saturated fat, which has been linked to higher LDL-cholesterol levels. It’s been found that replacing saturated fat in the diet with unsaturated fat can lower cholesterol...

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When preparing your foodie masterpieces at home, the last thing you need to worry about is clutter and disorganisation slowing you down. After all, cooking should be a pleasure, not a chore. With these simple organisational tips, you’ll be able to maximise the pleasure of cooking and eating, while minimising time spent on setting up and cleaning. Storage Firstly, review what storage you have available and whether you are using it to its full capacity. For example, do you...

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Calcium and vitamin D are the two main nutrients that help us keep strong and healthy bones. If you do not have enough daily intake of these vitamins, the risk of being diagnosed with osteoporosis in your 50s or 60s becomes higher. In order to consume a sufficient daily amount of these two vitamins, you must eat plenty of foods that are rich with vitamin D and calcium. Most of the calcium-rich foods can be found in these six foods. Yogurt Your daily calcium intake can be satisfied...

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With Christmas not far away now, what better way to get into the festive spirit than by baking biscuits? Baking can be great fun for adults and children alike. It allows you to unleash your creativity in the kitchen while being able to eat the results – what’s not to like? Homemade biscuits always seem to taste that little bit nicer than shop bought ones, and of course they make great Christmas presents too! Traditions are a wonderful thing but there’s no reason why you...

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Ask 10 keen bakers what the secret to a perfect sponge is, and they’ll probably all give you a different answer! Everyone has their own little baking formula that they believe makes their cakes the best, but the truth is that creating the perfect bake isn’t as challenging as it may seem. Getting that moist sponge, and that perfect crumb, is actually very simple when you follow three simple baking rules: use the right ingredients, select your bakeware carefully, and learn...

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