Tag Archives: food

Olio – The Food Recycling App #zerofoodwaste

Every now and then the internet actually comes up with something undeniably good and helpful, maybe something that would actually be impossible before the 1990’s rather than just being another channel for selling you junk that you don’t need. I … Continue reading

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Vegetable Shortage Crisis Tip Of The Iceberg

This week, much of the country has been focused on the shock of a vegetable shortage with rationing having been introduced back to Britain for the first time since the 1950’s.   In news that will send children across much … Continue reading

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The Great Scone Debate – How to say it, how to eat it!

Never let it be said that I don’t tackle even the toughest subjects on my blog.  Tpday it’s one of those questions that have divided people through the ages, even more so than Brexit, Turmp Vs Clinton or brown sauce … Continue reading

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Royal Feasts through the ages

Yesterday I had the good fortune of being allowed inside the banquet house of King William III at Hampton Court.  A building big enough to house many of the hoi-polloi but a mere dot on the huge expanse which is Hampton … Continue reading

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Oh no! I’ve been diagnosed as being Gluten, Dairy and Wheat intolerant.

Firstly I like to think myself as a very tolerant person.  I never get angry or argue, I don’t think I have ever hit anyone even at school.  As long as people leave me alone then I don’t really care … Continue reading

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Stupid corporate customer surveys

We all have them don’t we.  Every time we go somewhere, every time we do something, every time we visit a website we are urged to share our opinion.  Tight companies offer us nothing in return, others offer us a … Continue reading

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The no-sugar diet 5 months on

Five months ago I embarked on a no-sugar diet which I wrote about here.  When I say a no-sugar diet what I actually mean is not consuming any foods with artificially added sugar. I thought it was going to be … Continue reading

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