3 tips for outdoor events

Heading to an outdoor event? Here are three things to keep in mind.

05/07/2019   by Deirdre Cosgrove  

Fun with E-numbers

Deirdre Cosgrove fact checks the notion that E-numbers - especially food colours - are bad for you.

17/04/2019   by Deirdre Cosgrove  

The food safety facts on slow cooking

Slow cooking is a method of cooking which uses relatively low temperatures (79°C – 93°C) for a long period of time to cook food.

30/01/2017   by Sarah Norberg  

Can you teach your Aunt to "not wash chicken"?

"We’re doing a campaign to encourage people not to wash raw chicken in the autumn" I said, matter-of-factly. "Oh" they said. Tumbleweed.

06/11/2014   by Aileen McGloin  

Don’t wash your chicken!

"Wait, what? You said don’t wash the chicken? But we’ve always washed the chicken - Granny used to wash the Christmas turkey too; I thought it was covered in germs!?"

02/11/2014   by Linda Gordon