How to BBQ on a budget and still impress your friends?

It’s been a long winter, December was minus something, February saw sleet and wind and the April showers were definitely out in full force this year. The memory of last summer is a distant one and the thought of sunshine warming the skin sends you into a desperate plea for sunny May days.. The glimmer…

Why is Waitrose so expensive?

You only have to mention shopping at Waitrose to a great deal of people, and the reaction is – ‘gosh, they are expensive’. Unfortunately, this is quite true, as on price point, they can be more expensive than the likes of their main competitors such as Tesco, Asda, Sainsburys and Morrisons, without even considering the…

Why Aldi Shoppers are Savvy Shoppers

Aldi supermarkets originated in Germany in 1946, but are now prevalent in 20 countries worldwide, including 775 stores (2018 figure) in the UK, which they predict will rise to around 1200 by 2025. Aldi appeared in the UK in 1990 and would appear never to have looked back. The meteoric rise of this supermarket is…

Is Tesco the ‘people’s choice’?

With just over 30% of the retail market share, Tesco still retains top spot above other supermarkets. However, with the proposed merger with Asda, will they become the true giants of the industry? Perhaps Tesco deserve first place due to the range of additional benefits it offers for loyalty. Even though it cannot beat Aldi…

Review: Russell Hobbs Food Collection 3 Tier Steamer Model 14453

Steaming is a very healthy way to cook food and this steamer from Russell Hobbs has 7 litres capacity, 3 tiers, a rice bowl and a 60 minute timer. The steamer is made of brushed stainless steel and plastic and measures 378mm high, 192mm width and 240mm depth. The plastic baskets are not made of…