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Carrot Cake

I absolutely hate food waste, and sometimes it can be a challenge to think how to use leftovers or food that is just past it's best. There are however many options with the humble carrot, and so a tasty treat of carrot cake was the order of the day today. The before...

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Making better choices

It's at this time of year when we are all trying to make changes for the better, be it a change in lifestyle, exercise, diet or a pledge to meet a challenge. This article from the Huffington post gives 5 changes that can be made to make choices about food and drink...

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National Spaghetti Day

It's as simple as getting a tin of chopped tomatoes and adding some tune or other fist, or just vegetables to create a super fresh past sauce. You can also create a tasty treat with some creme fraiche, dill, smoked salmon and lemon juice. Just give it a try.

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Zero Waste Week

This https://www.foodmanufacture.co.uk/Article/2018/08/31/Food-redistribution-firm-reaches-2-million-plain-pack-milestone is a great news story that highlights some of the reasons why we have so much food waste. Some similar thoughts struck me when we were in Normandy...

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National afternoon tea week

It's National Afternoon Tea this week and it is now so popular to treat yourself and friends/family to this delicious treat. However, it can be great fun to make your own and enjoy the treat at home, maybe with a cheeky glass of Prosecco! You can tailor it to what you...

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Hummus-great for picnics and lunch boxes

Hummus is just so healthy and versatile and is perfect for an easy lunch box filler or picnic, as all you need to add are some freshly cut vegetables (or tortillas) for dipping. For a fresher taste and greater satisfaction, make your own instead of buying it, as it...

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National Tequila Day

It's National Tequila Day tomorrow (24 Jul 18). Let's celebrate with a refreshing cool drink or even make a cocktail cake. After all, it must be as hot as Mexico! This article will help to point you in the right direction......

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Nations top wasted foods

https://www.housebeautiful.com/uk/lifestyle/food-drink/a22090250/top-10-most-wasted-foods-uk/ The ten most wasted foods are: The nation’s top 10 most wasted foods 1. Bread 2. Bagged salad 3. Fresh vegetables 4. Cooked leftovers 5. Fresh fruit 6. Milk 7. Eggs 8. Cheese...

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National Cherry Day 2018

It's National Cherry Day tomorrow, 16th July. There are so many ways to enjoy this fantastic local fruit. You can have cake, pie, make jam or chutney. Personally I like them as they come; fresh and...

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