What is your favourite takeaway dish? Whether it's fish and chips, a curry or a Chinese, many of us are used to ordering food to be delivered right to our door these days. Deliveroo, one of the most popular delivery companies, has now been operating in Uxbridge for two years. To mark second anniversary, the company has revealed which takeaways are the most popular in the town - and the results might surprise some of you. Traditional takeaway options like fish and chips, fried chicken and even the mighty burger do not make the list of the five dishes ordered most often on Deliveroo in Uxbridge. Instead a sweet treat has proven extremely popular, as well as a taste of central America. The 5 most popular dishes ordered on Deliveroo in Uxbridge Beef Burrito from Burrito Kitchen Chicken Tikka Masala from The Raj Yaki Soba from Wagamama Oreo Cookie Waffle from Creams King Prawn with Garlic Butter and Lemon & Parsley Curry from Nonna Rosa Uxbridge residents apparently love … [Read more...] about These are the most popular Deliveroo orders in Uxbridge
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DISNEYLAND is so full of delicious grub that guests often have to let their belt out a notch by the end of their stay. But did you know that Doritos were actually born at Disneyland? The little triangular tortilla chips were made as an offshoot from all the odds and ends of tortillas that were left over at Casa de Fritos, a Mexican restaurant in Disney’s Anaheim park during the early 1960s. The restaurant was owned by Frito-Lay, an American snack company and offshoot of PepsiCo. Instead of letting the ends of the tortillas go to waste and into the bin, the restaurant would cut them up, fry them and season them before selling them. They were named “doritos” because it means “little bits of gold” in Spanish. Doritos really took off, and in 1964, the vice president of the Frito-Lay crisps company took an interest in producing Doritos on a large scale. Production was moved to a factory in Tulsa, before being released as a snack to the nation in 1966. The rest … [Read more...] about Disneyland was where one of the world’s most popular crisps was created – but which one?
Food fashions come and go but some stick around. All-you-can eat buffets, tapas, dessert cafes, to name but a few, are still going strong in Nottingham... but not every craze has caught on. We take a look at the biggest culinary trends in the city over the past few years - which is your favourite? Let us know in the comments below. Indian Street Food Street food from the backpackers’ lanes of India has just started to hit Nottingham. Tasty and cheap, colourful and fresh, we predict it’s going to be the next big thing. Although new to Nottingham, it’s the kind of food cooked by generations from carts and stalls amidst the noise, crowds and heat on the streets of Mumbai. Bhel puri (puffed rice, crispy noodles, potatoes and onion), papri chat (crispy pastry with potato, chickpeas and yoghurt) and pani puri (crispy shells with chickpeas and tamarind) are some of the favourites at Kar-O-Bar which kicked off the trend in Hockley. The arrival of Mowgli in Carlton Street in … [Read more...] about Nottingham’s best, and worst, food crazes
PUBLISHED: 11:50 12 June 2018 | UPDATED: 11:50 12 June 2018 Charlotte Smith-Jarvis Scenes from Norwich Food & Drink Festival 2017 Picture: Keiron Tovell Photography Archant It’s the last ever Battle of the Bangers at the festival this Sunday. Get your tastebuds revved-up for Norwich Food & Drink Festival this weekend. Sponsored once again by Norwich solicitors Cozens-Hardy, Norfolk Food & Drink’s flagship event is the only place to be on Father’s Day (Sunday, June 17). Dozens of amazing producers will descend on The Forum, St Peter’s Street and Bethal Street from 10am to 5pm, with loads to see and do – and, best of all, entry is free. A massive highlight of the festival is the hotly contested Battle of the Bangers (sponsored by Canaccord and organised by the RedCat Partnership) which pits sausage makers from across Norfolk against one another. This year is the last ever battle and nine producers are taking part in the challenge, … [Read more...] about What time is Norwich Food & Drink Festival and what can I do there?
EATING healthy meals can be difficult to keep up, especially when many of our favourite foods have a bad reputation – but here are six surprising treats that actually do some good to the body. From indulging in chocolate to help the heart, to using ice cream to boost brain power, here are six popular food items that can be good for your health... Dark chocolate Much to the joy of those with a sweet tooth, it seems the treat can help ward off heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Dark chocolate is rich in magnesium – and it is that key nutrient that experts say can have the protective benefits. A recent study also showed that eating an extra 100mg of the nutrient each day can reduce the risk of stroke by seven per cent, and type-2 diabetes by 19 per cent. Cheese Regardless of how you choose to eat it, cheese is good for you – helping to protect against heart disease, experts have revealed. The dairy delight helps to counteract the negative … [Read more...] about How can dark chocolate help fight heart disease, diabetes and strokes and what other unlikely foods have health benefits?