As the price of food goes up, what cost-cutting measures at restaurants might end up on your plate? The Independent lists 10 shortcuts, swindles and downright lies you should be wary of.
- Lookalike fish species
- Supermarket-bought salads
- Instant powdered eggs and potatoes
- Glued-together scampi tails
- False claims of "organic" meat
- Cheap wine foisted on unsuspecting customers
- "Wild" salmon from fish farms
- The meaningless phrase "home-cooked"
- Boil-in-a-bag entrées
- "Line-caught" fish: not a fisherman but a trawler