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    Channel 5's Shop Smart Save Money finds McDonald's undersells fries

    McDonald's has been caught underselling portions of French fries at branches across the UK, a new investigation can reveal. A survey conducted for new Channel 5 show Shop Smart Save Money found that on nearly two out of three occasions, customers were given a smaller portion than they had paid for.It's thought that customers are paying the equivalent of £33 million a year for fries they never receive at McDonald's.Twenty-nine out of 45 portions tested at branches in five major UK cities were found to weigh less than the recommended portion size listed in McDonald's own training manual, according to the ...

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    The Internet loses its minds over a Caesar salad

    American actor George Takei recently posted a video of what looked to be a plain old Caesar salad - a video that has since taken the Internet by storm.  The former Star Trek star, who has more than 10 million subscribers on Facebook, was enthralled by the footage and said it was the kind of salad he'd like to eat.And it's not surprising, with the dish very different from your everyday salad. American actor George Takei recently posted a video of what looked to be a plain old Caesar salad - a video that has since taken the Internet by storm In fact it's ...

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    Celebrity chef Justine Schofield reveals FOUR ingredients you need for perfect spaghetti carbonara

    Everyone wants to cook up a delicious meal for the family in just minutes.And now, you can whip up the ultimate classic spaghetti carbonara using just four ingredients.Here, Australian celebrity chef Justine Schofield shared her favourite go-to recipe to create the deliciously authentic Italian dish at home.Speaking to Celebrity Rave Australia ahead of the Kurrajong Kitchen Cheese Lovers Festival in Sydney, the former MasterChef contestant said all you need is spaghetti, pancetta, egg yolks and pecorino.Scroll down for recipe  How to make the perfect carbonara: Whip up the classic pasta dish using just four ingredients Celebrity chef Justine Schofield shared ...

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    Cadbury launches Freddo chocolate BISCUITS for £1.50

    Chocolate fans were outraged when the price of a Freddo rose to 25p - so the price of new frog-themed biscuits could infuriate them even further.Cadbury has launched new Freddo Biscuits, which are half dipped in milk chocolate, at £1.50 a packet.Some rave about the new treats but others are not impressed that the biscuits are not dipped in Dairy Milk chocolate.And a few are still sore about the years of price hikes to the cost of the original chocolate bar, and said it will put them off buying the biscuits. Cadbury has launched new Freddo Biscuits which are being ...

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    Percy Pigs could be BANNED by health secretary Jeremy Hunt

    Percy Pigs could be banned as part of a new bid to tackle childhood obesity, it has been reported.The popular Marks & Spencer sweets could reportedly be targeted as part of a proposed ban on cartoon characters being used to promote unhealthy foods.Family favourites like Frosties, which is fronted by Tony the Tiger, could also come under fire, according to The Sun.   Percy Pigs could be banned as part of a proposal that would bar cartoon characters advertising unhealthy foods. Stock imageIt also reported that Nando's will have to curb its unlimited refills of its sugary drinks. Percy Pigs were first ...

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    Sainsbury's rosé wine contains less sugar than a portion of broccoli

    If asked whether a head of broccoli or a bottle of wine is healthier, the green vegetable would win every time.But there are now some rosé wines that contain less sugar than a portion of the cruciferous vegetable, making it a much more virtuous choice than you might realise.Sainsbury's £7.50 Taste The Difference Bordeaux Rosé 750ml, for example, contains just 0.2g of sugar per litre.A cup of broccoli, meanwhile, contains 1.5g of sugars, reports Women's Health.  This bottle of Sainsbury's £7.50 Taste The Difference Bordeaux Rosé contains just 0.2g of sugar per litreThe sugars in broccoli are natural and the vegetable contains plenty of other health ...

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    A look at the most elaborate and mouth-watering doughnuts in Australia for National Doughnut Day

    While you might be preparing for the onslaught of winter in the southern hemisphere, it's not all bad news.Because Friday June 1 also marks National Doughnut Day in Australia, and from Perth to Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne, there are a whole host of delicious doughnuts on sale around the country.Here, FEMAIL takes a look at where you can indulge your sweet tooth in honour of the celebration.Because if you ever needed an excuse, here are plenty. National Doughnut Day takes place in Australia on June 1 Here, FEMAIL celebrates all of the decadent and mouth-watering creations available around the country ...

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    Baileys fans go wild as Strawberries & Cream flavour goes on sale

    Bailey's fans have been sent into a frenzy after the Irish cream liqueur brand announced it will launch a new Strawberries & Cream flavour in the UK.The pale pink drink has been a smash in the US, where it launched earlier this year, and now it is causing fans of the whisky-based liqueur to go wild across the pond too.It's only available for a limited time at supermarkets from Monday, June 4 with an RRP of £20 - and shoppers have already written on Facebook that they will rush to buy a 70cl bottle. Baileys Strawberries & Cream was such ...

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    Stacey Solomon hints she used to spit son's food back into his mouth

    Any mother knows how hard it can be to get a child to eat their dinner but Stacey Solomon hints that she took extreme measures to make sure her baby son fed well.The Loose Women star, 28, said that when one of her two sons was weaning, she would 'feel bad' if she didn't chew up his food and spit it directly into his mouth.Talking about how difficult it was to get her sons, Leighton and Zachary, now five and 10, to eat when they were babies, she told an audience at an event on Wednesday: 'If you are not ...

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    Morrisons £7 Mastercraft Sauvignon Blanc crowned best supermarket buy at Decanter World Wine Awards

    Morrisons has proved you don't need to spend more than £10 on a bottle of wine after its £7 bottle was crowned the best supermarket buy in the world at a prestigious competition.The supermarket's Mastercraft Sauvignon Blanc, currently on offer down from £10, was awarded 97 out of 100 points at the 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards, which are regarded as the Oscars of the wine industry. It was the best own-brand supermarket wine to win a prestigious platinum award, which are only handed out to the highest scoring wines. Morrisons' Mastercraft Sauvignon Blanc, currently on offer down from £10 was awarded ...

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    A.1. launches meat-scented candles

    Gone are the days of vanilla and cinnamon scented candles because A.1., the company behind incredibly popular steak sauce, has just released a line of meat scented candles.The limited-edition nine ounce candles retail for $14.99 each and are available in the three delicious scents: original meat, backyard barbecue and classic burger.  The candles burn for 50-70 hours and are available starting May 30 exclusively at A1MeatScents.  Yum: A.1. released imited-edition nine ounce meat scented candles that retail for $14.99 eachAnd if you're not sold on the idea of a candle that smells line meat (rightfully so) then maybe your dad will be because ...

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    Twitter debate over whether chicken fingers belong on the kids' menu

    A New York woman has set off a heated debate on Twitter by boldly asserting her opinion on — of all things — chicken fingers.Last week, comedian and writer Alison Leiby took to the social media platform to fire off a call to action for her followers. And while her charge was hardly political, it's certainly garnered a vocal reaction. 'We, as a society, need to stop classifying chicken fingers as a kids' menu food. It's time,' she wrote. Love me, tender! A debate over chicken fingers has erupted on social media Voice of truth: Alison Leiby tweeted that 'as a ...

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    Instagram photos reveal how you can deep fry any food from ice cream and pizza to butter

    It may not be good for you but diners will always lust for deep fried foods, from chicken to the Scottish delicacy of deep fried Mars Bars.As National Fish and Chip Day looms on June 1, Instagram photos reveal that it's not just fish you can batter as you really can deep fry any food.The often mouthwatering snaps are of deep fried Oreos, pizza, cake and other items that most people would never think to plunge into a vat of piping hot oil.But the results are often tantalising as the item that has been deep fried is given a crispy ...

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    Photos reveal the most beautiful photogenic restaurant perfect for Instagram selfie

    No matter how good the food is, if a restaurant looks drab or overly corporate, it can take away from the pleasure of dining out.However these photos prove how stunning interiors can transform a dining establishment into a striking location that you'll be desperate to visit.From impressive foliage such as indoor trees and gorgeous flower centrepieces to a disused Edwardian Tube station, these quirky restaurants all offer customers something very different when they go out to eat.But what they all have in common are very photogenic angles that offer diners the perfect excuse for a selfie to post on Instagram.So ...

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    Shoppers rush to buy £1.75 tubs of Ben & Jerry's Cookie Dough ice cream deal at Co-op supermarket

    A tub of delicious ice cream is the perfect way to cool down in humid, hot weather - and now shoppers can enjoy a frozen treat for much less.Co-op is selling one of the most popular flavours of Ben & Jerry's ice cream for just £1.75 after slashing the price from £5.The 500ml tubs of Cookie Dough Ice Cream are on offer from Wednesday - and customers have already been tweeting excitedly about how they will rush down to the shops to buy one or two. Tubs of Ben & Jerry's Cookie Dough ice cream are on sale at the ...

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