Food & Drink

How Many Units in a Bottle of Rosé Wine?

When it comes to enjoying a glass of wine, whether it's a casual evening at home or a special celebration, understanding the basics of wine bottle sizes and units can enhance your experience. Rosé wine, known for its refreshing and versatile nature , is a popular choice among wine enthusiasts. But have you ever wondered how much alcohol is actually in that bottle of rosé you're eyeing? Let's delve into the world of wine measurements to uncover the answer.

What is a Unit of Alcohol?

In many countries, including the UK, a "unit of alcohol" is a standard measure used to...

Val Watson

Val Watson


Choosing the Right Coffee Machine for the Perfect Coffee at Home

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Tue, 06/18/2024 - 9:59am

For many, the day begins with a freshly brewed cup of coffee. The ritual of making coffee at home not only saves money but also allows for a personalized coffee experience. However, with a myriad of coffee machines available on the market, choosing the right one can be daunting. This article will guide you through the key factors to consider when selecting a coffee machine to ensure you achieve the perfect brew every time.

Understand Your Coffee Preferences

Different coffee machines offer various brewing methods. Understanding your preferred style of coffee is essential. Do you...

Take a culinary trip across the globe this weekend with Exeter’s first FREE Street Food Festival

Bring your appetite as the first Exeter Street Food Festival is set to take over Northernhay Gardens this weekend! The free event will bring delicious street food, refreshing drinks and live entertainment to the city centre for three days of family-friendly fun. Opening their doors from Friday 14th - Sunday 16th June you’ll want to bring your friends, family, children and dogs for a culinary trip across the globe.

They’ve packed the weekend with some of the finest street food traders from near and far. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy something totally unique as all 20 of...

Exeter Cocktail Week organiser toasts a successful event

The second annual Exeter Cocktail Week concluded on Wednesday with resounding success, leaving attendees, organisers and bars alike thrilled with the week-long celebration of the city’s hospitality scene. From May 29th to June 5th, cocktail enthusiasts explored Exeter, enjoying exclusive cocktails created by local bartenders.

This year saw three new bars joining the lineup: Lloyds Lounge, Becketts, and Hubbox, enhancing the festival experience with their unique offerings. The full list of 14 participating venues was:

  • The Terrace

  • The Botanist

  • ...

The Art of Crafting British Rum: A Spotlight on Independent Distilleries

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Thu, 06/06/2024 - 4:05pm

Rum, traditionally associated with the Caribbean, has found an unexpected yet thriving home in the United Kingdom. Independent British distilleries are redefining the art of rum-making, infusing the craft with local innovation and distinctive character. This article explores the unique processes, innovations, and attributes of British rum, highlighting the creativity and dedication of these independent distilleries.

The Emergence of British Rum

The resurgence of craft distilling in the UK has ushered in a new era for British rum. Historically, rum was imported from the...

Sustainable Sips: Indulge Responsibly with Biodegradable Nespresso Capsules

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Wed, 06/05/2024 - 6:33am

The world is awakening to the significance of sustainability in every aspect of life, including the daily indulgences. As the aroma of the freshly brewed coffee fills the air, conscientious consumers seek ways to enjoy their favourite beverages without compromising the planet's health. Enter biodegradable Nespresso capsules – an eco-friendly alternative that promises guilt-free indulgence. In this article, you delve into sustainable sipping and explore the benefits of using biodegradable Nespresso capsules.

The Rise of Sustainable Coffee Culture:

In addition to ethical...

FUEL Live Sparks a Fire for Success for South West Food and Drink Brands

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 06/03/2024 - 8:59am

Ahead of celebrating their 7th business birthday this month, Exeter-based KW Marketing has hosted and delivered its first-ever business growth event fuelling ambition and success for food and drink brands in the region.

FUEL Live, held at the stunning Winslade Manor, Exeter in April, saw more than 45 South West businesses attend a day to spark ideas and set a fire under their plans for success for 2024. Attendees included popular brands Hobbs Chocolates, Quickes Cheese, Foxcombe Bakehouse, Devon Distillery, Boundless Activated Snacking, Owens Organic Coffee and more.


Global Flavours, Local Ingredients: Exploring Ethnic Cuisine in British Kitchens

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Wed, 05/22/2024 - 3:04pm

Embark on a culinary journey by exploring diverse flavours of international cuisine and get to know how to recreate these exotic dishes with locally sourced ingredients.

Come and dive into the vibrant world of ethnic cuisine in British kitchens! Here, traditional recipes meet locally sourced ingredients creating culinary masterpieces that reflect the spirit cultural exchange and globalization.

From its city streets to its countryside towns, you will always find the diversity of intricate ethnic cuisines influenced by the culture that makes up the UK home. British...

11 Best Homemade Chicken Salad Chick Recipes

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Thu, 05/16/2024 - 6:38am

Chicken salad is a versatile and delicious dish that can be enjoyed in many ways. Whether you prefer it on a bed of greens, sandwiched between two slices of bread, or scooped onto crackers, there's a chicken salad recipe out there to suit every taste. In this blog post, we'll explore 11 of the best chicken salad chick recipes that you can recreate at home, allowing you to enjoy the flavors without leaving your kitchen. Serve your chicken salad in individual sugarcane cups or bowls, and don't forget to provide Ancheng disposable wooden cutlery for easy serving and cleanup.

11 Best...

The Ultimate Guide: How Long Can You Keep White Wine in the Fridge?

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Thu, 05/09/2024 - 10:29am

White wine, with its crisp flavours and refreshing qualities, is a beloved beverage enjoyed by many. Whether you're savouring a glass with dinner or hosting a social gathering, keeping white wine at its best is essential for maximum enjoyment. One common question that arises among wine enthusiasts is: How long can you keep white wine in the fridge? In this comprehensive guide, we'll delve into the factors that affect the shelf life of white wine, tips for proper storage in the fridge, and signs to look for when your wine may be past its prime.

Understanding Shelf Life


How to create and maintain a cooking page

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Thu, 05/02/2024 - 9:34am

Nowadays, useful content with practical fly hacks and step-by-step instructions is gaining popularity. Viewers especially like cooking videos with interesting recipes for various dishes to music hits or with humorous explanations of chefs. Many of them are edited with the help of YouTube video editor VJump . Authors of such blogs can be professional pastry chefs, restaurant owners and enthusiastic amateurs with an original idea and quality equipment.

Where to start?

It's best to start with a picture in your head. Make a list of recipes you want to share. Also, a list of channels...

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