Did everyone see that rather brilliant long read By Bee Wilson in the Guardian this week about the rise and (arguable) demise of the clean eating phenomenon? It is a very well written and astute commentary around current attitudes to lifestyle, the evils of social media and the assumed right to violently defend a factually … Continue reading Are You Going to Eat…..Quark?
A while ago I was blessed with a trug full of garden-centric gifts from the parental units, including some ultra glam gloves and several packets of seeds. I was especially delighted with a pack of nasturtiums and my Step Mum was equally delighted to point out to me that as well as being … Continue reading Are You Going To Eat……Flowers?
Right off the bat, I will confess proudly to being no kind of coconut scented veganuary detox guru. I eat meat, I'm overweight and I'm not sure how to pronounce 'quinoa'. That's not to say I don't see the benefits to this planet and all the bodies on it to eating plenty of plants, easing … Continue reading Are you going to eat….Jackfruit?
One thing I have learned from joining various diet forums and net based support groups is that people behind a keyboard become great, brave, judgey bullies about diet and weightloss theory when they get to comment from a safe and virtual place. Log on to any diet app with a chat function and you will … Continue reading Are You Going To Eat…..Clean?
First off, if you are diabetic or think you are, then please don’t take any of this on board, you don’t do carbs like other people do. See a doctor, don’t listen to me. Second first off, let’s actually define a ‘Carb’ because the diet and health conscious world we now live in is carbs … Continue reading Are You Going To Eat…..Carbs?
I was beyond thrilled to discover my local fish boss Terry had a glut of whelks available last weekend. Already cooked, shell on at less than four quid a kilo which meant I could add plenty to my shopping list for our fishy Easter holidays night in. I bloody love whelks. Ok they aren't posh … Continue reading Are You Going To Eat….. Whelks?
Rainbow Carrots -ultra bright variations on the usual orange variety to be found on farmers market shelves everywhere. Debatably higher in anti oxidants and unarguably prettier on the chopping board, we couldn't resist trying these out. Point number one -they are considerably dearer than their orange cousins, roughly triple by weight. We tried them roasted, … Continue reading Are You Going To Eat…….Rainbow Carrots