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Is This The Best Way To End Food Waste?

Jamie Oliver had his own campaign on it and the EU have made it top priority, but just how much do YOU think about food waste? According to this video, 300 million tons of fruit...

The UK's First Ever Gin Hotel Has Opened in London and It Looks as Incredible as It Sounds

Ah, London: the original home of the pop-up phenomenon. But this giant distillery isn't another in a long list of overhyped, overbooked and overpriced one-offs. If the idea of...

All Aboard: There's An Actual Gin Bus Driving Around London RN And You'll Want To Hop On

It's statistically proven (probably) that Londoners love a drink. It's also universal knowledge that that same population reserve a lot of hate for the city's public transport...

The American Bucket List Snacks You Need To Try Before You Die

Life is not made for us to eat basic food and then die without having sampled all the amazing snacks out there. So to help you tick off a few bucket-list bites we've created the...

10 Simply Delicious Recipes To Ring In Chinese New Year At Home

Happy new year... again! Today is Chinese New Year, so to celebrate we've put together a list of simple but delicious Chinese recipes to try out, impress your friends with and...

13 Boozy Hot Cocktails To Keep You Warm This Winter

What's better than a toasty cup of hot chocolate on a cosy night in? A boozefied hot chocolate, of course. Trust us when we say you'll never look at hot drinks in the same way...

17 Hearty Soups and Stews To Keep You Warm This Winter

There's just something about a bowl of soup or stew on a cold winter's evening that you can't beat: it's warming, comforting and definitely one of our favourite things about the...

14 Creepy Cocktails You Have To Make This Halloween

It's Halloween, the perfect excuse to scare the sh*t out of people and get drunk all at the same time. So we've put together 13 cocktails that will do just that. AKA we've just...

Pretty Pitaya: The Latest Breakfast Trend You Need To Try Right Now

It used to be that we’d strategically place slices of juicy orange mango, bright golden green kiwi, honey-hued bee pollen and the passionate red of strawberries to cover the disti...

This Wine-dispensing Stocking is All You've Ever Wanted for Christmas

Gone are the days when beauty product-filled stockings would make our Christmas wishes come true. Move over make-up minis and cheap chocolates, enter: Santa's Flask i.e. the best...

Nando's Has Updated Its Menu And Our Tastebuds Are On Fire

Just when you thought there was nothing the Peri-Peri professionals could to do improve their fail-safe menu, they’ve announced that five lip-smacking additions will be making...

22 Life-changing Recipes To Step Up Your Sandwich Game This National Picnic Week

Forget love: sandwiches make the world go round. And with arguably our most revered holiday upon us, it feels only right that we honour National Sandwich Week with an eclectic...

15 Sriracha Recipes That Will Significantly Improve Your Life

Watch your back Tobasco, get out the way Reggae Reggae, there's a new hot sauce in town. All the way from Thailand, Sriracha hot sauce is the cult condiment of the moment. It's...

17 Slogan Mugs That Just Totally Get It

Mugs might not be the most celebrated kitchenware, but they really should be.​ Yes wine glasses have the uncanny ability to make you feel classy even when you're drinking from...

Foraging courses

With the price of everything going through the roof and our jobs looking less and less secure, savvy women are looking for ways to get something for nothing. A foraging course...

Royal Wedding Tea

Quite predictably the Royal Wedding has sparked a trend for commemorative knick-knacks to celebrate Kate and Will's big day. You can get tea sets, plates, flags, masks of the...

Drinking tea with soya milk

Vegans will be pleased -Tetley have launched a new blend of tea specifically for a better taste with soya milk. If you're doing a dairy detox or simply aren't a milk fan, then...

Review: TeaJay teas

Who doesn't appreciate the warm, snug feeling of a nice hot cup of tea when it's so cold outside? Here at the sofeminine office we certainly do! Review: TeaJay teas As much as...

Scotch Pancake Recipe

To make Scotch pancakes your need a specific Scotch pancake recipe as it's a different recipe from your basic pancake batter. Scotch pancake recipe | how to make Scotch pancakes...

Tapas

During hot summers most of us prefer to pick at food over a drink than sit down to a large meal, and the Spanish are the kings of this game with their famous tapas. Mini versions...

Speciality breads around the world

Why be content with a traditional sliced loaf or a baguette when the world has so much more to offer? So while bread making machines are all the rage let's go on a world tour...

Home made curry

Hot, spicy, colourful curries bring a touch of exotic character to our kitchen and bring out the flavours of dull dishes. Often we don’t know what curry really is and we prefer...

Types of sugar

Although sugar is more and more criticised these days, it is still just as appreciated. Sugar is an important ingredient in cooking. To find out all about the different types...

Desperate Housewives: season 5 on DVD

If your mum, sister or cousin is a fan of Desperate Housewives, buy them the season 5 box set for Christmas and they won't be disappointed! Relive the twists and turns of the...

Union Jack diamante piggy bank

Keep your money safe in this glitzy piggy bank, hand-decorated with glitter paint and plastic gems, and featuring the Union Jack design. This is one piggy bank we won't be breaking...

Mind-boggling Sudokube

It would seem that the Rubik's Cube has finally met its match! This six-sided cube is like the traditional Rubik's Cube but with numbers one to nine instead of colours. If you...

Milkshake

What better than an ice-cold milkshake in summer? Flavours and combinations are endless, though vanilla, fruit and chocolate remain favourites. Milkshakes are very simple to make...

Celery & celeriac

We don't always give that much thought to celery and celeriac, yet they crop up everywhere. It's not always obvious what to cook them with...let us give you some insight. Check...

Different Types Of Flour

Flour is an essential ingredient in cakes, bread, shortcrust, choux or puff pastry. Read up about the different types of flour and their uses. Flour is basically ground wheat...

How To Make A BACARDÍ Mojito In 4 Easy Steps

Forget bikini bodies, BBQs and all other summertime 'essentials', the one thing you need to get DOWN this summer is knowing how to make an awesome mojito. Because really, what's...

The Best Jack Daniel’s You Will Ever Taste

Not tried Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey yet? You're in for a complete treat. Sweet, crisp and refreshing? No wonder it's one of our favourite summer drinks. We've teamed up with...

The Ultimate Bombay Sapphire Gin And Tonic

What's the one thing that's better than sitting in the sun with a good gin and tonic? When that gin and tonic is made with Bombay Sapphire, that's what... So we've teamed up with...

How To Make The Best Negroni Every Time You Pour

How wrong can mixing a drink with three ingredients really go? Turns out very. Knowing how to make a Negroni isn't like learning how to say no to 'just one more drink' - that's...

16 Delicious (And Disgusting) Ways To Eat A Cadbury's Creme Egg

We're not gonna lie, Cadbury's Creme Eggs bring out a side in us that no-one wants to see. Whether we're making an unholy mess after dunking them into tea or shame spiralling...

Dry January's over! Celebrate with this exclusive cocktail. Cheers!

Any mad-woman that tried #dryjanuary will know, cocktails really are one of the best things in the world. Thankfully our time sipping on coconut water and juice has finally come...

The best healthy cookbooks for delicious, healthy recipes

Love food but hate diets? Time to welcome these healthy cookbooks into your life. We all probably need to take reality check with the food that we put into our bodies, but when...

The 6 low calorie cocktails you can make at home

We've come around to the idea that the Christmas season is less about chocolate and a whole lot more about cocktails, lots of them. Of course what that means in reality is we're...

Wine-Infused Coffee Is A Thing And Now We Can All Die Happy

Want to get through a Monday morning with the taste of Friday on your tongue? Then this wine-coffee blend by Napa Valley wine company Molinari Private Reserve is going to be the...

Mince Pie-flavoured Gin is Here to Ensure You Have a Very Merry Christmas

Mince pies, although a staple seasonal snack, are a lot like Marmite in that they have the ability to divide the population. You either love them or hate them. But if you just...

The UK's First Gin Cruise Is Changing Booze Cruises As You Know Them

A booze cruise is almost considered a rite of passage to anyone who's ever been a teenager in Britain, myself included, but Dorset Cruises are throwing caution to the wind with...

Unicorn Pancakes Are A Thing Now Because Of Course They Are

Calling all tossers! It's time to unleash your inner unicorn this Pancake Day. 2017 is all but officially the year of the horned mystical creature and no, not even Shrove Tuesday...

You Can Now Buy Rose Gold Shimmer To Put In Your Prosecco And It Is So Extra

Putting your prosecco pinkies in the air just got even fancier. Lakeland are now selling raspberry flavoured rose gold shimmer to make sure your bubbles are poppin' as bright...

Reese's Are Now Doing A Peanut Creme Egg And All Is Right With The World

It's a relief to hear that, sometimes, your prayers do get answered. So as Easter rolls around once again and there's an abundance of creme eggs overflowing on supermarket shelves...

The World's First Avocado Bar Has Opened And We Want To Avo-go

First came the world's first avocado restaurant in the form of the highly-hyped Avocado Show in Amsterdam, Netherlands, but our American neighbours have upped the ante by opening...

You're A Psychopath If You Love Gin, Apparently

If gin features, in any way, in your favourite drink, you're a loony. That's according to a new study which will no doubt shatter the drunken dreams of G&T lovers everywhere...

Avocado Chocolate Could Be The Best Thing You'll Ever Eat For Breakfast

Why have crushed avo on toast with a poached egg and a dizzle of lemon if you can have avocado in chocolate form hey? Those were our thoughts exactly as soon as we heard our favourite...

20 Ways To Pimp Up Your Picnic This Summer

Ahh summer. The bees are out, the sun cream is on and the sunglasses are caught in our hair. There's nothin' quite like it! But to truly celebrate summer, Great British tradition...

There's A New Anti-Ageing Gin And We Need It In A Hip Flask ASAP

We all wanna have a vigorous anti-ageing routine that works wonders, but who's got time for that? It takes years to reverse the years. And we'd much rather be sat in a beer garden...

Rose-shaped Doughnuts Are The Summer's Sweetest Treat

What do you get when you combine a bunch of flowers and a doughnut? Doughflowers of course - and we know which one we'd rather get a bouquet of. A rose by any other name would...

You Can Now Get Drunk On Avocado Thanks To This Cocktail

The humble avocado single-handedly fuels our generation but while it remains the staple foundation of many healthy meals, one London bar has dared to boozeify the brunch essential...

Mulled Gin Will Get You Into The Festive Spirit, Quite Literally, This Christmas

With 140 days to go until Christmas, there's no time like the present to start thinking about the big day. Hell, we've barely had a summer and August feels more like autumn than...

It Turns Out Your Favourite Coffee Is Full Of Sh*t

Pour yourself a big one coffee fiends because this news is hard to swallow: a recent investigation by the BBC found poo particles in drinks of three of the biggest global coffee...

Unicorn Tear Gin Is Here To Make Your G&T Magical AF

If you've ever day dreamed about what unicorn tears taste like, wonder no more because they now exist in gin form and we can't act cool about it. Take your unhealthy obsession...

London's Best Summer Cocktails And How To Make Them

Cocktails synonymous with summer and while the Great British Summertime does its best to ruin any plans to spend the supposedly warmer months, atop a roof admiring the beauty...

It Turns Out Prosecco Is Rotting Your Teeth

If you've a penchant for prosecco, you might want to re-think that next glass because experts are warning that our obsession with the clear fizz is a having terrible impact on...

These Mini Egg-Sized Avocados Are So Cute But Hurry 'Cos They Won't Last Forever!

Just when you thought you couldn't be anymore dedicated to your avocado obsession, Tesco go and introduce the cutest little egg-shaped avos we've ever seen. Say hello to the babycado...

Iceland Is Now Selling Vegan Ice Cream And We're Already Salivating

For all those times you've had to stand by and watch your non-vegan, non GF pals dig into a Mr Whippy, proudly dribbling it down their front, well those days are over my friend...

11 Thai New Year Treats To Spice Up Your Dinner Plans

So many New Years, so little time. April 13th - 15th marks Thai New Year, or Songkran, and what better way to ring it in than losing all the feeling in your mouth with some super...

10 Of The Best Places To Have An All-day Breakfast In London

Breakfast: it's everyone's fave time of the day (in terms of food, not life). It's all of our biggest dreams to eat breakfast for every meal of the day, and these London eateries...

13 Healthy Eating Hacks For The Lazy Girl

Incorporating healthy eating into our everyday lives is always the dream, but it's haaaard. It takes time and effort and a lot of cleaning and it makes us want to eat nandos off...