You've Been Cooking Mashed Potato All Wrong

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to mashed potato, most people opt to boil their potatoes, drain them, add a little milk and butter, and start mashing. But, according t...

This Potato Porn Is The Only Thing Getting Us Through The Rest Of Winter

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The clocks have gone back, we’re in single digits temperature-wise and so begins hibernation from now until April, sustained by box sets and our fav...

Five of the Nation's Top Cookery Confessionals

Sian Porter | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Porter

As a nation, Britain is constantly on the move. Many of us are juggling busy professional roles with families, social lives or other commitments, and end up with very little time to dedicate to ourselves - or to the food we eat.

The Perfect Vegan Barbecue - Strawberry Vanilla Lemonade, Potato Salad and More!

Poppy Velosa-Ayres | Posted 17.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Poppy Velosa-Ayres

In my opinion, a barbecue should be a relaxed way of cooking and eating. And so it defeats the object entirely if you spend hours slaving in the kitchen before the coals are even lit, preparing and cooking sides.

Step Away From The Potatoes, They Could Be Bad For You

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Eating too many white potatoes on a regular basis has been linked to high blood pressure in a new study. Boiled, baked, or mashed potatoes, as well as...

This Is Probably The Weirdest Valentine's Gift Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, it can be difficult to think of the perfect gift to convey to your other half just how much you love them Fl...

Five Common Pitfalls of Dieting in January

Sian Porter | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Porter

As the January blues begin to kick in, evenings spent vegetating on the sofa with a box of chocolates, Christmas TV, and a third glass of wine feel like a distant memory. Once the festive cheer subsides, the extra pounds start to feel less comfortable and many people think drastic action is the only way forward, committing to New Year diets that they just can't stick with.

This Teen Dressed Up Her Potato As A Baby And Called It Potato

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager is so enamoured with a "cute" potato she found at a supermarket she decided to bring it home and wash and dress it up as a baby. Yep. ...

This Potato-Peeling Kitchen Hack Has Blown Our Minds

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You know when something happens that will change your life forevermore? Well... it just happened. YouTube food wizard Dave Hax has shared a super-q...

Forget Cutting Carbs, Potatoes Could Be Key To Aiding Weight Loss

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After years of having 'carbs are bad' drummed into your brain, it can be difficult to approach pasta and potatoes with anything less than sheer fear f...

How To Make Perfect Mashed Potato

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Attention all aspiring foodies. If your mashed potato resembles something that's a little more papier-mâché than creamy goodness, then listen up. ...

A Tried and Tested Potato and Seaweed Partnership

Fi Bird | Posted 02.11.2014 | 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

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...