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In Figs by Sue Marshall

How can we forget that Adam and Eve were said to have clothed themselves with fig leaves, though it was eating from an apple tree that got them thrown out of the Garden of …

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Tom yum soup

In Recipes, Seafood by Sue Marshall

Thai sweet and sour soup with prawns (also known as tom yam, tom yum kung, tom yum goong) Ingredients 1 litre/2 pints chicken stock 300ml/11fl oz water 6 sticks lemongrass, lightly crushed …

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Anything with a pulse

In News by James Anstee

In December 2013, the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York voted to proclaim 2016 (the International Year of Pulses (IYOP), providing an unprecedented opportunity to raise awareness …

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In Food item, Information by James Anstee

Rich in phyto-nutrient anti-oxidants, cabbage belongs to the Brassica family, a broad family of common vegetables that also include Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, bok choy, kale, and broccoli. It is one …

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Seafood with tentacles

In Food item, Seafood by James Anstee

Making a fuss of squid and octopus. Weird and wonderful, many people can’t contemplate eating octopus or squid, with ideas of rubbery flesh and dubious provenance, and partly famous as …