How To Throw A Great Valentine’s Party Without Losing Your Mind

With our careers and day-to-day routines becoming more and more hectic, we generally look forward to parties in order to relax and have a great time. Throwing a surprise valentine’s day party is no exception to that rule. It is essential to carry out a splendid event no matter how big or small the occasion because guests made the time in their schedules to come and give you their undivided attention. Guests expect to be ushered by the hospitality and have a good time. As the party planner, it is your responsibility to make sure that your guests are happy … Read More

I’ve pledged to eat only British food for a year, but will I succeed?

For most of us, 2021 will be the Year of the Vaccine, and dare we hope, the Year of the Hug, too. For me, it will also be the Year of Eating British.

As someone who has spent their professional life sampling and writing about food, and who loves a fragrant mango or the scent of star anise as much as the next person, why am I choosing to limit my palate to the contents of Britain’s larder?

It’s certainly not for flag-waving nationalistic reasons. But this pandemic has made me think – hard. The empty supermarket shelves at

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FreshDirect shares food trend predictions for 2021

Food experts at FreshDirect say shopping and cooking habits are going to change in 2021.

The popular online grocery delivery service released its annual food trend forecast on Tuesday, which identified growing consumer demand, up-and-coming ingredients and kitchen behaviors.


In total, FreshDirect pointed to 8 trends it observed in 2020 among its customers, and believe will still be well-liked in the next 12 months.

FreshDirect has predicted consumers are going to buy more fresh seafood, premium cuts of meat and prepared meals.

FreshDirect has predicted consumers are going to buy more fresh seafood, premium cuts of meat, prepared meals and produce online. (iStock)

FreshDirect has predicted consumers are going to buy

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Recreate these easy, fast 20-minute meals for 21 days

While cooking in our own kitchens certainly had a glow up amid an otherwise dreary year, content creators like Tiffy Chen honed in on social media platforms to share their passion for food with new attentive, eager-to-learn and eat audiences.

To kick off the new year, Chen told “Good Morning America” she created a new series, “Cooking 20-Minute Dinner for 21 Days,” that focuses on “ingredients that are easy to find and easy

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