Articles tagged with: whole grain

What is your relationship with food and eating?

The kale backlash

Why is kale (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) singled out for superfood status? It appears in many ‘lists of the healthiest vegetables’. And yes, I know it’s good for our health, but I really doubt that most of us actually LIKE kale.

6 October 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Grains you may not know about - teff

Teff (Eragrostis tef ) is one of the so-called “Ancient Grains” which I have talked about on the Foodwatch website...

18 August 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Grains you may not know about - buckwheat

With an earthy flavour and its distinctive triangular shape, buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) is a wonderful addition to your...

21 July 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

Read on - here I take a look at these cute mini-pots of fresh growing herbs for your kitchen. Are they worth buying? Are they easy to look after?

Product Review: Messy Monkeys

Launched in mid-2017, the Messy Monkeys range is a range of snack foods suitable for children. They claim to be lunch box friendly...

2 May 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Read on - here I take a look at these cute mini-pots of fresh growing herbs for your kitchen. Are they worth buying? Are they easy to look after?

Product Review: New Barley+ products

Back in 2009 I wrote about cereals made with the new BarleyMax grain. Then they were tough and often looked over-baked or dark-brown...

28 February 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Read on - here I take a look at these cute mini-pots of fresh growing herbs for your kitchen. Are they worth buying? Are they easy to look after?

Product Review: Alpine Heart Breads

Can your daily bread help lower your cholesterol? This is a big claim so I was pleased to be offered the chance to taste-test two...

25 October 2017 by Catherine Saxelby