Still Apologising...

Friday July 10, 2015

Only Food & Drink's Fiona Hardman has been vegetarian since her student days, a quarter of a century ago. Back then it was difficult to eat out as a vegetarian. Surely, in 2015, things have improved...

Foodie News

Monday June 15, 2015

We’re always keen to keep an eye on cool ‘stuff’ that is happening in the world of food and drink. What epicurean delights are whetting the appetite of cooks, chefs, food writers, bloggers and of course the humble consumer? Here’s a snapshot of what has had Team Only chomping at the culinary bit this week…

From Junk Food to Posh Nosh: the Rise of the Humble Hamburger

Friday June 05, 2015

For years our perception of the burger has been dictated by fast food chains - it's a greasy, cheap eat of questionable content and origins. But then along came the 'gourmet burger', at first a London novelty but now a nationwide phenomenon. Rachel Connor gets her teeth in to this journey.

Is it Crunch Time for Crisis-Hit Crisps?

Thursday May 21, 2015

The humble crisp has proven a snack-time favourite (and bane of diets everywhere) for over 50 years. But with dropping sales and the emergence of rivals to its snack throne, is crisp popularity on the wane?

Going Vegetarian - Food Fad or Fact?

Monday May 18, 2015

It’s National Vegetarian Week, and The Vegetarian Society is busy imparting messages on why being veggie is kinder to animals, to the planet and to our health.

When in Rome...

Monday April 27, 2015

When we travel the world on holiday or business, experiencing the local produce is top of the agenda for many of us. So why don't we have the same attitudes to the produce on our door step? With the success of a recent advertising campaign around this theme, Joanne Spence explores Scotland's relation to it's own food and drink.

A Fresh Take on Retailer Attitudes

Thursday April 16, 2015

Fresh food is an essential component of our diets and routines, and something many of us took for granted until the price rose sharply during the recession. But the latest BRC-Neilsen Shop Price Index shows that the price has started to fall. What has changed? Claire Amber Young looks at the current fresh food retail market.

The Great British Fake Off

Thursday April 09, 2015

Shows such as The Great British Bake Off and MasterChef have done wonders in inspiring many to take to the kitchen to exercise and explore their creative and culinary tastes. But with 'ordinary people' showcasing their extraordinary skills, have they created unrealistic expectations?

Bring on the Beansprouts

Thursday April 02, 2015

Last week, carnivores across the world opted to get in vegetarian spirit and take part in Meat Free Week. But as the campaign's aims make clear, it is more about getting people to eat less meat than none at all, and to have a more considered approach to our daily diets.

Join In The Adventure In Britain's Kitchens

Thursday March 26, 2015

Once upon a time, if you found garlic on your British dinner plate you'd call it "far out". Now, British meals are more intercontinental and adventurous than ever before.