If confectionery is banned, what will tempt us?

If confectionery is banned, what will tempt us?

In England, people supporting a campaign called Junk Free Checkout is on a mission to have confectionery removed from the supermarket till area. Parents hate being pestered by their kids and many adults find it impossible to resist temptation when it’s in such close proximity and, often cheaper than elsewhere. In the Independent article ‘Sweets at supermarket tills are ‘fuelling...

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Capsicum Curry? Who’d Have Thought?

Capsicum Curry? Who’d Have Thought?

I wanted one green capsicum but ordered a kilo by mistake – what to do? Too many to eat raw and the only cooked recipe I could find was for Capsicum Masala. In all of my thousands of trips to Indian restaurants I’ve never come across a curried capsicum but decided to give it a go. What a treat – it was absolutely delicious! I also made my favourite chickpea curry and the contrast was just...

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Casual Dining

Casual Dining

The economic downturn has sent many businesses reeling, yet casual dining is continuing to thrive. So what are franchisors in this highly competitive sector doing to ensure their franchisees ride out the storm? Bucking Bull Carvery, Roasts & Grill; 24 outlets across Australia Stuart Beechen, Managing Director “While restaurants often see an immediate drop in business during an economic...

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