Monthly Archives: November 2020

  1. November 16, 2020

    Ten Things You Should Know About Almonds

    It is that reach-for-even-more almonds time. Whether it’s the cake, the mince pies, the nut roast, the marzipan, the apricot and almond stuffing or just the gentle crunch of a nut by the fire almonds have had a special place in our Christmas celebrations. ... Read more »

  2. November 11, 2020

    Two Way Classic Christmas Cake

    The Christmas cake is, of course, naturally vegetarian. But this year we have introduced a simple twist that means it can also be naturally vegan. You can make it any time in the run up to the big day and nobody has to miss out on a slice of festive tradition!... Read more »

  3. November 3, 2020

    Five New Stores Open

    Despite the pandemic Grape Tree has opened five new stores and more are on the way. The expansion, which will create dozens of new jobs, comes against the bleak retail background of shop closures and job losses across the whole of the UK.... Read more »

  4. November 3, 2020

    Making the most of Raisins, Currants and Sultanas

    The joys and health benefits of eating raisins, currants, and sultanas were almost certainly discovered when someone stumbled across unpicked grapes that had simply dried in the sun. That may have been around 2000 BC.... Read more »

  5. November 2, 2020

    Honey is the Best Cold Cure

    Scientists have confirmed that the old family remedy for coughs and colds, a spoonful of honey, really does work. In fact, researchers at Oxford University say that honey is a better cure for upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) than antibiotics and over the counter medicines.... Read more »