Spice

Why we like to feel the burn.

Salt & the Radish loves a bit of chilli. I came to the realisation last week that I cook with it a lot. I eat a lot of Asian food so that goes without saying but I also add it to salads, most rubs I make for meat and sometimes with breakfast. Hot sauce with eggs? Yes please...

Go to work on an egg...

Easter is over for another year. Everyone has had their annual binge on hot cross buns and chocolate eggs. Some may have enjoyed this more than others it seems. NHS Bosses in Middlesborough had to ask people not to come into A&E if they had over indulged, as people were turning up to James Cook University Hospital complaining of stomach ache...

Chai Chai Chai

I'm sure you have recently read in the news the 'shocking' discovery that hot drinks from coffee chains like Starbucks contain a ridiculous amount of sugar. Especially the flavoured ones, which can have up to 25 teaspoons in one drink. That is a lot. Have you tasted one though? Surely you only have to taste them to realise that these drinks are a treat to have once in a while and not to be consumed every day or even more than once a week. Anyway, the report by Action on Sugar is calling for these coffee chains to reduce the amount of added sugar in their drinks. Starbucks has now planned to cut added sugar by 25 percent by 2020...