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  1. PreppedFRESH

    The key food trends for 2021 in Australia

    So our friends at have pulled together the key food trends for 2021 and we are proud to be featured as driving change in the convenience category in the SMH and The Age print edition. Do those trends also apply to your country?
  2. rascal

    Kiwano fruit

    Social media could be boosting sales of exotic kiwano fruit from Te Puke
  3. mjd

    Food related trivia

    I receive a weekly newspaper that has a section for "Strange but True". I thought it might be fun for us to have a food related trivia discussion. Here are some from the paper... * In the Middle Ages, a man's wealth was measured by his stockpile of pepper. * Russia only classified beer as an...
  4. flyinglentris

    Nostalgia foods

    Bazooka Bubble Gum dates back to 1947. The company that currently owns it, dropped the comics out in 2012. But apparently, due to losses in sales, brought the comics back in a Retro - Pak in 2019. Bazooka Gum Wiki Bazooka Joe lives! Long live Bazooka Joe.
  5. Dive Bar Casanova

    Midwestern Brands Pet product recall:

    Heads up: Certain Sportmix Pet Food Recalled for Potentially Fatal Aflatoxin We had a really smart cat that tapped out after 21 years. When ever he refused to eat cat food, a recall soon appeared after. Not so sure our dog is as hep.
  6. TastyReuben

    Passing of a pizza legend

    Tom Lehmann passed away from Covid complications a few days ago. No worries if you've never heard of him, most people haven't, but in the pizza industry (and bread baking in general), he was a legend. For something like 40 or 50 years, he worked at the American Institute Of Baking, including...
  7. MypinchofItaly

    Flavoured Breadcrumbs

    I make great use of breadcrumbs, generally I avoid buying the ready-made breadcrumbs from the supermarket because I find it a bit too sandy, while I much prefer to get it by simply blending the old bread and giving it the texture I prefer. Sometimes, however, I get bored with breadcrumbs as it...
  8. TastyReuben

    Santa's Yumnut(tm)

    "Santa's Yumnut" joins "Love Sausage" in chain's unfortunately named products
  9. Duck59

    Veggie sausages - illegal?

    The meat industry clearly has the wind up, judging by the latest campaigning to have things like vegetarian sausages and burgers declared illegal terms. The bright sparks behind all this say that it causes "confusion for consumers." Huh? Veggie sausages and veggie burgers have been around for...
  10. TastyReuben

    Goodbye TaB

    Well, my favorite diet pop/soda/fizzy drink is being discontinued: Coca-Cola is discontinuing Tab after nearly 60 years
  11. CraigC

    Skyline is closing In Ft. Lauderdale.

    The franchise in Ft. Lauderdale has been open for 49 years. Lots of folks are unhappy. The owner says they are moving to a new location. I won't hold my breath.
  12. rascal

    The best, a kiwi there as well

    Best Restaurants in the World - Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards Russ
  13. TastyReuben

    Chocolate Whopper Is No Joke!

    Apparently, BK talked about a chocolate whopper as an April Fool's joke a couple of years ago, but now they've rolled out a real one: Burger King Releases A Chocolate Whopper In Taiwan
  14. KitKat

    Cooking Shows

    I am into "Chopped" now. Loving the weird food twist(s) in the contestant's baskets and am continuously amazed at what they come up with and prepare. Awhile ago, one DD and I were into "Hell's Kitchen" with Gordon Ramsey. That show was more for kicks and his pretentious chewing out of the...
  15. TastyReuben

    Boneless Chicken "Wings" Rant

    From a city council meeting in Lincoln, Nebraska. Nebraska man's 'boneless chicken wings' rant goes viral
  16. R

    Seafood export/import UK

    Really sorry if this is the wrong forum or indeed not a welcome discussion on this site but there are some knowledgeable people here who may has some informed observations. I just watched a tv show where Scottish langoustine, lobsters and crabs were being caught, the fishermen said 90% were...
  17. medtran49

    Artful sushi

    Did anybody else see this?
  18. epicuric

    Gordon, Gino and Fred's American adventure

    Watched the last episode of this yesterday, it was comedy gold. A road trip around Texas, taking in some foodie landmarks, fishing, BBQ joints and a rodeo. Not sure if it's available overseas (ITV hub), but it's well worth a watch.
  19. Saranak

    Preserving food.

    Ciao a tutti, Give the situation I think it may have use to share ways to preserve foods. Sun dry in UK is not option but we can use vinegars, oils and honey. Any way that stop bacteria growing. I know we have freezer but what happen when freezer full or electric goes off? For many century honey...
  20. Z

    Self Isolation Supplies

    Well, the Corona Virus is upon us to a greater or lesser extent, and one of the methods for controlling it is self isolation for two weeks Now, I'm not in favour of panic buying and hoarding, however the situation may be forced on us whether we like it or not, either as individuals or the...
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