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Thinking Outside the Shop: Borderless Cafes

April 1, 2014

UK Frozen Foods Boom: Healthy Plus or Just Profit-Maker?

February 28, 2014

Frozen foods. Better than canned? Yes. Better than fresh? Likely not. Less wasteful? Possibly. Longer lasting? Hmm. Less expensive? Sure.

"Six years ago Delia Smith was lampooned for recommending frozen mash and, more recently, Gordon Ramsay's reputation was dented over frozen ready meals. But m…

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How Bees Make Honey

August 25, 2013

Brits Show Some Heat at Harrogate Flower Show

August 15, 2013

Yes, they are spelling them "chillies" but we will forgive them that, we in New Mexico where "chiles" is the only acceptable spelling of the Americas' warmest veg. Hey, the Brits are getting with the program with Harrogate's ChilliFest, first ever, at the Autumn Show.

Check it all out here.

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UK Food Historian Added To "Foodish Blogs" Roll

May 23, 2013

Ivan Day posts on a blog called Food History Jottings, which we have just added to our blog roll, center column. ( His website is historicfood.com)

Here's what he says about himself: "I am an independent social historian of food culture and also a professional chef and confectioner. I run practica…

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Outraged UK Catholic Group Nixes Crisps

February 13, 2013

This post originally appeared at The Potato Museum.

You won't be able to try this new chip/crisp, flavored with Worcestershire sauce and chiles, because its name offended a group called Protect the Pope in the UK. The company that launched the brand, Pret a Manger, caved to the group's assertio…

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DIY Doner Kebab, in Pix

February 10, 2012

Seized with a passion to both make and eat Doner Kebab? The Guardian's Tim Hayward shows how.

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