Why Australians are using fermented banana water to fertilise plants

Why plant owners are using chemical-free ‘banana water’ to make their greenery double in size in WEEKS – and all you need is some overly ripe skins Plant owners are seeing their greenery double in size thanks to a bizarre fertiliser Banana water is made from overly ripe bananas and brown sugar, left for weeks … Read more

ANDREW NEIL: How Nicola Sturgeon’s storm troops turned Scotland into a banana republic

These are dark, even dangerous days in Scotland. The stramash between the country’s two most famous politicians, Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon, has resulted in vital public documents being censored or banned, important information being suppressed, the media cajoled and cowed, the legal system brought into disrepute, the Scottish Parliament neutered and even bloggers being … Read more

Dramatic moment armed police find 2.3 tonnes of cocaine in banana shipment

Dramatic moment armed police arrest two men in raid as 2.3 tons of cocaine worth £184 MILLION is found in a shipment of bananas at Portsmouth port Around 2.3 tonnes of cocaine seized which is believed to be biggest ever UK bust Ten men, aged between 21 and 56, were arrested after the armed raid … Read more

Melt our hearts: Chocolate, banana and hazelnut galette 

Melt our hearts: Chocolate, banana and hazelnut galette By Sue Quinn Published: 00:02 GMT, 14 February 2021 | Updated: 00:02 GMT, 14 February 2021 This is a quick and delicious dessert you can make from pantry ingredients. Perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a cloud of whipped cream on top. SERVES 6 … Read more

Rare YELLOW lobster named Banana is a one-in-30 million catch that was born with a genetic mutation

Catch of the millennia! Rare YELLOW lobster named Banana is a one-in-30 million catch that was born with a genetic mutation that causes pigment reduction A Maine fisherman caught the yellow lobster and donated it to science Researchers have named it Banana and are now caring for the crustacean Banana was born with a condition … Read more

Chineasy does it: Banana fritters 

Chineasy does it: Banana fritters By Kwoklyn Wan Published: 00:02 GMT, 17 January 2021 | Updated: 00:02 GMT, 17 January 2021 This delicious choice is a classic Chinese restaurant dessert.  PREP 10 MINS COOKING TIME 15 MINS SERVES 4 250g self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting 2½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 4 bananas, peeled and … Read more

Fluffy pancakes and banana bread are BBC Food’s most popular recipes as Britons take up baking

Fluffy American pancakes and banana bread are BBC Food’s most popular recipes of the year as Britons take up home baking in Covid lockdowns An average of 3.4million UK browsers visited the BBC Food each week in 2020   With 3.5 million UK browsers, pancakes took top spot for nine months of the year Figures were … Read more

Republican congressman slams Donald Trump for ‘banana republic c**p’

A Republican representative lashed out at President Donald Trump Wednesday for not calling off the protesters who descended on the Capitol building Wednesday, claiming it’s some ‘banana republic crap.’ Congressman Mike Gallagher posted a video to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon saying: ‘Right now I am sheltered in place in my office because we have protesters … Read more

Supermarkets issue urgent recall for Aptamil multigrain banana and berry baby cereal

Supermarkets issue urgent recall for Aptamil multigrain banana and berry 7+ months cereal because it may contain pieces of plastic that could harm babies The Aptamil baby cereal was found to contain bits of plastic packaging inside it  Baby product is sold at Tesco , Sainsbury’s, Aldi and Waitrose, as well as Boots Nutricia cereal … Read more

Urgent recall for Aptamil multigrain banana and berry baby cereal

Supermarkets issue urgent recall for Aptamil multigrain banana and berry 7+ months cereal because it may contain pieces of plastic that could harm babies The Aptamil baby cereal was found to contain bits of plastic packaging inside it  Baby product is sold at Tesco , Sainsbury’s, Aldi and Waitrose, as well as Boots Nutricia cereal … Read more