Anti-cancer compounds in rocket salad leaves have been found to increase during postharvest shelf life, countering the idea that nutritional content decreases during commercial processing. Food scientists from the University of Reading have discovered that compounds called isothiocyanates (ITCs) that have properties that fight forms of cancer, including prostate and gastrointestinal cancers, were significantly more […]
Wrap It Up! Opens their First Store in Reading Wrap It Up! is proud to announce that on Monday 20th February they will be opening their very first store in Reading and 18th store in England. Located in the centre of Reading the store is only a short walk from both the River Kennet […]
READING COUNCIL this month set out its position on the growing issue of obesity in the borough. Current stats suggest around 61% of adults in Reading are overweight or obese, with over 35% of children in the borough overweight or obese by the time they reach Year 6 in school. Almost 30% of Reading’s adult population […]
Ingredients 225g (8oz) S/R flour 1.5 tsp baking powder 1.5 tsp bicarb of soda 1.5 tsp cinnamon or mixed spice 3 beaten eggs 175g (6oz) granulated sugar 6fl oz veg oil 200g (7oz) grated carrot 50g (2oz) chopped walnuts (optional) 50g (2oz) sultanas (optional) Topping 125g (4oz) cream cheese 50g (2oz) softened butter 225g […]
Elements Kitchens Design Studio (Reading, Berkshire) will come alive on Thursday, 8th December when it hosts the launch of Anneeka Ludhra first cookery book ‘Dadima’s: Celebrating Grandmother’s Wisdom Through Indian Cooking.’ (see additional info below) Elements first met Anneeka back in May at Henley on Food, the food festival offshoot of Henley Literary Festival, […]
With the chilly evenings we still have, there is nothing better than a bowl of hot hearty soup. This simple carrot and coriander soup recipe is so simple to make and it freezes really well. Even a novice cook can make Carrot & Coriander Soup. This makes a really big batch but if you have any […]
There are so many marinades that you can baste your meat and vegetables with… but here I am giving you what is probably the simplest marinade or dressing of all – a simple barbecue sauce recipe.