Food in the news – 20 December
Food in the news – here are the food stories that have been making the news this week.
Christmas crackers filled with cheese
How about these gold and black crackers that hide a selection of different flavoured cubes of cheese, plus mini crackers to eat them on, as well as a cheesy joke and of course a Christmas hat? It’s no joke!
Some pizzas contain the same salt as seven Big Macs
Eating on public transport – the dos and donts
Cereal killer – which other novelty cafes could be a hit
The most far flung Irish pubs in the world
No matter how far you travel, one thing’s for sure – you’re likely to come across an Irish pub. Here are some of the most remote and unusually-located, from the world’s highest to a bar at the end of the earth
Christmas dinner – you think you’ll eat 2000 calories but it will be closer to 6000
Most people estimate that they consume around 2,600 calories on Christmas Day, but in reality the figure is closer to 6,000 – that’s the equivalent of 12 Big Macs, and three times the daily recommended amount of calories for a woman, and just under 2 and a half more than a man’s.
The Christmas hampers that cost three times more than the individual items
World pie eating championships collapse as ‘pies are too big’
Read all about why the annual World Pie Eating Championships has ended in controversy – because the pies were too big. The cooked dimensions for the pies used in the aborted final were twice the official competition size.