Pancake Day is just around the corner. While many often turn to ready-made pancake mix – Aunt Jemimas, invented in Missouri in 1889, has been sold for centuries – cooking the dish from scratch is actually incredibly simple.
Wine snobs look away now, because vin-in-a-tin is going to be the spring/summer accessory for 2019. Already huge in the US, canned wine has been seeping its way into the UK since 2016, but this year the trend looks set to hit the big-time, with sales increasing rapidly and supermarkets all getting in on the action: Sainsbury’s and Tesco are both listing PinotPinot Sparkling Pinot Grigio, and Waitrose launched its Maris organic canned range in the summer of 2018. The Uncommon launched the world’s first English wine in a can with its sparkling Bacchus in April 2018, with a rosé arriving this spring, and another newcomer to the scene, Nice wines is launching two still wines this year with its Pale Rosé and Sauvignon Blanc hitting shelves in Sainsbury’s from February and festivals, bars and music venues soon after.
Many people have undertaken the Veganuary challenge this month, whereby they cut out all meat and dairy in favour of a plant-based diet for the whole of January.
Bulletproof fans say the hot drink gives you a long lasting energy hit and can aid with weight loss, but experts have concerns.