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One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating. ~Luciano Pavarotti and William Wright, Pavarotti
And I find chopsticks frankly distressing. Am I alone in thinking it odd that a people ingenious enough to invent paper, gunpowder, kites and any number of other useful objects, and who have a noble history extending back 3,000 years haven’t yet worked out that a pair of knitting needles is no way to capture food? ~Bill Bryson
I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we’re talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime ‘associates,’ food, for me, has always been an adventure. ~Anthony Bourdain
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. ~Harriet Van Horne
There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
~George Bernard Shaw
A hen's egg is, quite simply, a work of art, a masterpiece of design and construction with, it has to be said, brilliant packaging.
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As we move well into February and start believing those dark dank winter days might be over soon, I am presenting you with the tip top green finger info on what to grow in your patch. This marks the start … Continue reading
I know quite well myself the confusion of which fruits and vegetables count as one of the hallowed 5-a-day. Here are a few tips to help you on your way to a real 5-a-day! Smoothies! One of favourite things to … Continue reading
People who are health concious are always wondering which rumours about veg are true. is it better raw, do you cook all the goodness out, can you eat x, y and z raw or do they have to be cooked? … Continue reading
I love making jam, and this is one of the many recipes to follow. Best bit? It’s dead simple, and you can use frozen fruit which is a fraction of the price of fresh or, of course, grow your own! You will … Continue reading
I love jam, I endeavour to try preserving every fruit and veg under the sun before I’m grey. You will need: pot, spoon, sterilised jars. Ingredients: 675g strawberries (fresh, home grown or defrosted) 700g preserving sugar 2tbsp lemon juice 1tsp balsamic vinegar … Continue reading
This piece is a fabulous selection of advice from Fiona Faulkner’s book 25 Foods Kids Hate which was reviewed by Good Food magazine. 1. Get Them Shopping – Try involve your kids in some small way, maybe writing the list? 2. … Continue reading