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Cooking Up An Appetite For Change: Unilever's Commitment To Zero Hunger This World Food Day

Amanda Sourry | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK
Amanda Sourry

World Food Day, celebrated annually in over 150 countries, aims to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and to raise the awareness of the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all. This day provides me the perfect opportunity - as President of Foods at Unilever - to share how we are showing our support this year through our brands, our chefs and our partnerships.

Annoying Archetypes: The Hipster Cook

Gerry Thompson | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Comedy
Gerry Thompson

You're invited out to dinner with a friend at the home of this person, about whom your friend is reluctant to say too much; his name will be Django or Salinger or Tarquin or something along those lines; there will be a heavy duty check shirt, big beard and unneeded eccentric spectacles - the first clues as to what you're in for.

This Chef Will Teach You How To Make £1 Meals That Look Delicious

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Miguel Barclay is on a mission: to get the nation eating tastier food, for less money. The chef, who found fame on Instagram, is a pro at creating del...

Seven Reasons Why The Great British Bake Off Could Be Risky For You

laure Moyle | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
laure Moyle

The Great British Bake Off, off to its fresh start on Channel 4. I know you know this, but what you might not realise is why you should step away from your screen right now, because the Great British Bake Off can end up making you do all sorts of things. Things you wouldn't think you might ever do.

Bone Broth For Healthy Body And Healthy Mind

Michael Betts | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Betts

Bone broth is also hydrophilic which means it attracts water and digestive enzymes, thus aiding digestion. There are many cultures around the world which have used stocks and bone broths for medicinal purposes for centuries.

Baking With Kids Without Going Crazy

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Parents

Kids love the process of baking almost as much as eating their yummy bakes afterwards. But many parents dread the mess and potential fuss and bother. ...

Why Smorging Is The Way To Host For People Who Don’t Have Time To Host

Claudia Canavan | Posted 06.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Balmy evenings in the fading sun, chat with friends, a cold bottle of wine and good food are some of life’s biggest pleasures. But sadly, it’s som...

4 Yummy Summer Milkshake Ideas

Polly Rayne | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Parents

Hello summer! We’ve been waiting for you for ages. Long days filled with sunshine, picnics, outdoor adventures and warm evenings - and the best of t...

Family First For Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Paul Lindley | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Parents
Paul Lindley

We believe that if children learn from a young age that good food is for everyone and that mealtimes are positive experiences that create social occasions during which we can share stories, connect with each other, and have fun, they'll go on to develop a healthy love of food that will last a lifetime.

Getting Kicked Out Of The Vegetarian Club

Gayan Samarasinghe | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Gayan Samarasinghe

At some point in my early twenties, I became a vegetarian. And I surprised myself by sticking at it. As the months rolled by, the thought of the rubber-like texture of chicken actually became repulsive to me.

Three Michelin Star 'Fakeaways' Guaranteed To Impress

Thomas Church | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Church

Michelin Star meals don't need to come with the hefty price tag. Use the ideas of surprise and slow cooking to upgrade your meals at home, while still enjoying low prices at supermarkets.

The Best Way To Cook Mushrooms (According To Science)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you fry your mushrooms (because hey, who doesn’t?), you could be losing out on beneficial nutrients. That’s according to a new study which dete...

106-Year-Old YouTube Star Wows The World With Her Culinary Skills

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Mastanamma Karre is 106 years old. She’s also the incredibly popular star of YouTube channel ‘Country Foods’. The Indian great grandmother cooks...

How To Get What You Want Through SHEER Persistence

Stella Ralfini | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Stella Ralfini

Why Marmite? Because I know I'm an acquired taste and my mistake first time around was that I wasn't honest enough in my dating site profile. Stupidly, I joined the flock and wrote roughly what everyone else said - you know, polite tinkle of china tea cups stuff.

People Are Injuring Themselves Cutting Avocado Because The World Is So Impatient For Brunch

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Avocado may be your favourite brunch component but it can send your weekend drastically downhill if it’s not cut properly. The British Association ...

People Are Baffled By What Birds Eye Put In This Fish Finger Sandwich

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to making a fish finger sandwich, less really is more - a bit of bread, some butter, a hearty dollop of mayo or tartar sauce and you’r...

Why It's Time To Rethink Frozen Food

Craig Tomkinson | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Craig Tomkinson

For many families, the freezer has become a place of storage as much as it has a means of preserving food. Boxes full of processed meat covered in orange breadcrumbs. The odd chicken breast that fell out of a multi-pack. The token packet of frozen peas.

6 Steak Myths You Probably Believe – But Shouldn't

The Huffington Post | Claudia Canavan | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The art of cooking the perfect steak seems to elude most of us. But help is at hand. In the fight for better bovine we’ve turned to Fernando Larroud...

Cooking In Merida, Mexico

Cassie Pearse | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Cassie Pearse

I had an entirely different kind of adventure last week when I was invited to join a cooking class, which, needless to say, I jumped at. Who doesn't love a cooking class, especially one that involves wandering around the market gorging on all the delicious local foods before we even consider cooking for ourselves?

Why Your Lunch Is More Political Than You Might Think

Kathy Slack | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kathy Slack

And it struck me - a plate of food is not just a plate of food. It is representative of an almost infinite list of political issues. And that means that when we sit down to eat or cook or grow food, we aren't just fuelling our bodies, we are making surprisingly political choices.

Gordon Ramsay Reveals He Turned Down ‘Bake Off’ Judging Role (And The Reason Why)

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Gordon Ramsay has revealed he turned down the chance to become a judge on ‘The Great British Bake Off’, because he didn’t want Mary Berry’s ...

Cereal Milk Panna Cotta With Raspberry Coulis

Sam Stern | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Stern

Who doesn't love to slurp the leftover milk from their favourite cereal in the mornings? I have taken the sweet milk from soaked cereal and turned it into a creamy panna cotta that is both nostalgic and delicious. You can use your favourite cereal for this recipe and the same method will apply.

Olive Oil - The Facts

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Sally explores the world of olive oil, taking a look at the research behind its benefits and whether it really is as healthy for us as we think. O...

Revealed: The Supermarkets Selling The Cheapest Easter Food Deals

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Being the host this Easter doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. Good Housekeeping has released its annual Easter guide of where to buy the cheapest ...

Seven Delicious Ways To Reduce Food Waste

Georgina Wilson-Powell | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Georgina Wilson-Powell

Food waste costs the average person in the UK £200 every year. We throw away a whopping 19% of food we buy, which adds up to 7 million tonnes per annum according to campaigners Love Food Hate Waste