Category: Food

Can Eating Poppy Seeds Really Trigger A Positive Drug Test Result, What Are The Health Benefits And Where Are They Banned?

A MUM in the US state of Maryland almost lost custody of her child after a poppy seed breakfast bagel resulted in a positive test for opiates. But just why could a...

Brussels Courthouse To Get Makeover After 40 Years In Scaffolding

BRUSSELS – Clad in scaffolding for some 40 years, Brussels’ Palace of Justice will finally undergo 100 million euros ($115.88 million) worth of renovations...

Mcdonald’s Bacon Double Cheeseburger Sends Fans Wild As It’s Finally Rolled Out… But Some Reckon They’ve Been Ordering It For Years

MCDONALD’S is finally putting a bacon double cheeseburger on the menu as a trial and will roll it out nationally if it is a hit. The heavyweight burger, coming in at...

Festival-goers In Budapest Cool Off In The Danube

BUDAPEST – At Hungary’s Sziget Festival, the Danube river is providing revelers with some welcome respite from the searing temperatures that have hit much of...

Who Is Gennaro Contaldo, When Did He Meet Jamie Oliver And What Are His Most Famous Recipes?

ITALIAN chef Gennaro Contaldo is best known as being Jamie Oliver’s mentor and “London dad”. But the well-respected chef is also an avid social media fan, loving...

Australians Eat Parma For Drought-stricken Farmers

SYDNEY – Thirsty city slickers are pitching in to help farmers in Australia’s parched interior by eating a pub delicacy called a “parma,” with...

You’ve Been Making Your Gin & Tonics All Wrong! Expert Claims You Should Let The Ice Melt Before Drinking

THE secret to a perfect gin & tonic has been revealed – and it may surprise you. Whether it’s a lukewarm glass of vino or a G&T, most of us dread ice melting...

You Can Now Buy Hubba Bubba-flavoured Gin For £23… And People Hate It

THERE’S no denying that Hubba Bubba chewing gum was the taste of our childhood. And under most circumstances, we’re all for revisiting the super sweet strawberry...

London Cathedral Cat Immortalized In Stone

LONDON – A stray cat that wandered into a London cathedral a decade ago has been immortalized in the building’s stone renovations, the first addition in 200...

Pastis The Pig Lives High On The Hog In Belgian Retirement Home

CHIEVRES, Belgium – Pastis the pot-bellied pig likes nothing better than snuggling down for the night with the ponies at his retirement home, but also enjoys...