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Love your lunch

In Food item, Information, Lunch by Angela Coffey

The British Sandwich Association (yes, there is one) has launched a campaign to encourage people across the UK to ‘Love Lunch’ after its research showed that almost 60% of adults admit …

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Broccoli

In broccoli, Broccoli, Food item, Information by Angela Coffey

Coming from the same food group as cabbage and cauliflower and is sometimes known by its Italian name, calebrese. Along with the green or more loosely packed purple sprouting broccoli, tenderstem is available all …

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Wheat

In Grains, Information by Angela Coffey

For more than 7,000 years, mankind has cultivated and developed wheat for breads and cereals.  It is estimated that today we consume more wheat, as a percentage of our daily …

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Garlic

In Food item, Information by Sue Marshall

Garlic has been used to enhance food as far back as when the pyramids at Giza were built. This unassuming bulb packs a powerful punch and is an essential element …

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Quinoa

In Food item, Information by Sue Marshall

Ancient advice as an old grain makes a comeback. Quinoa originated in the Andean region of South America. Often referred to as both an ‘ancient grain’ and ‘queen of grains’, …

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Seaweed

In Food item, Information, Recipes by Sue Marshall

Seaweed: why would you? People have been eating certain seaweeds since the dawn of time – there’s a lot of the stuff been found in fossils proving how long it’s …

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Celery

In Food item, Information by Sue Marshall

White on time! A unique British ingredient, Fenland celery is dubbed ‘winter asparagus’ (in season October to December). A traditional Victorian variety, recently revived, Fenland celery has a sweet-nutty flavour …

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Garlic

In Food item, Information by Sue Marshall

Chop chop! Chop it, slice it, crush it or bake it whole… For all that a mention of garlic makes many of us think of France, there’s a booming business …

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Cheese

In Food item, Information by Sue Marshall

Versatile kitchen star People with diabetes could well be predisposed to like cheese as it will not mess with blood sugar levels if eaten alone; add in a cracker and …