Potatoes

A Tried and Tested Potato and Seaweed Partnership

Fi Bird | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fi Bird

As autumn creeps upon us, the Island nights are drawing in. Soon the cows and sheep will return to the machair (fertile land by the sea) and so, local crofters are lifting their crops before the animal are put back to graze.

Wild Food on the Seashore

Fi Bird | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fi Bird

I've added a can of tuna fish in this easy recipe because I know that foraging enough razor clams to lunch upon, is a matter of experience. If you find a quantity to dine royalty, forget the tin of tuna in this Seashore Salad. When foraging wild ingredients, take enough for your own need and no more.

Zambian Opposition Leader Charged With Defamation For the Comparing President To A Potato

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The leader of the Zambian opposition has been arrested and charged with defamation after reportedly likening the president to a sweet potato. Fran...

Whoever Said Potatoes Were Boring?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

To celebrate Potato Week, author and TV chef Jo Pratt has put together a variety of fabulous recipes that draw us back to the comfort food of our chil...

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 22

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

Naples is always a shock and a surprise. The mess and the chaos on the streets disguise a systematic way of life that is probably unchanged for 3000 years.

Peru's Richest Natural Resource

Martin Morales | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Morales

Mother Nature has been kind to Peruvian chefs and cooks over the years and thus fuelled their creativity and quest for great taste. Going to Cusco was an extraordinary trip; San Pedro Market is a place of wonder for any cook and food lover.

McDonald’s French Fry Parties Are All The Rage In South Korea (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK

A group of schoolchildren were reportedly kicked out of a South Korean McDonald’s after ordering £165 worth of French fries. That’s one heck ...

Five Surprisingly Toxic Foods

Realbuzz.com | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Realbuzz.com

While it is unlikely moderate amounts of these foods will harm you, in large quantities - or in certain conditions - they may do more damage to your health than you think. Here are some of the most toxic common foods.

Police Hunt Potato Laptop Fraudsters

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK

Greater Manchester Police are appealing for information after a man handed over cash on the promise of buying discount laptops and received... a rucks...

Is The Humble Potato The New Superfood?

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 01.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

It may be the scourge of low-carb dieters but the humble spud could be the next big thing in superfoods, according to scientists. A new study has foun...

'World's Most Expensive Potatoes' Found In Tesco

Huffington Post UK | Rob Smith | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK

Luxury chips and gourmet wedges could soon be gracing tables across the UK as Tesco are to start selling the "world's most expensive potato". La Bo...

The DNA Of The Humble Spud Could Avert Future Famines

PA | Posted 09.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Publication of the humble potato's genetic codebook is expected to help avert hunger in the world. The potato is one of the wo...