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A short tale of four chefs and their salt cellars

June 12, 2012

This little article in the Independent caught my eye a few weeks ago Tips with everything: Chefs reveal their craftiest kitchen tricks.  There was a theme threaded through the tips of salt and the skill of seasoning food perfectly. The variation in the attitudes of different chefs interviewed to using salt and other seasoning techniques was fascinating and got … Read the full post

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How to make healthy eating incredibly simple this year (2012 revisit)

January 1, 2012

A year ago today I was writing about new years resolutions and how to have a big impact on health without spending the first weeks of the new year prioritising complicated, short-lived unrealistic goals.  The post I wrote then struck a chord with a lot of people looking for a simpler way to focus their efforts on feeding themselves well … Read the full post

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Summer fruit salad, as you like it

August 15, 2011

I hated fruit salad when I was a kid. Hated it. And then I grew up and started to enjoy eating fruit, but strangely the dislike of fruit salad persisted. It’s only in the last few years that I’ve realised the the secret to making fruit salad enjoyable. Only use fruit that you enjoy!  D’uh. I know this sounds obvious … Read the full post

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Online grocery shopping – healthy helper or costly convenience?

March 29, 2011

You’ve probably guessed by now that I’ve been a busy bee recently.  It’s all good stuff so I’m not complaining, but it has interfered with my food shopping quality time.   It’s easy to let healthy eating slip when you’re pushed for time but actually when you’re busy is when you need to eat well more than ever. To get round … Read the full post

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