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Decadent Yoghurt

From time to time it’s good to treat yourself to something truly decadent. I like yoghurt, so when I come across new product ranges I like to try them out. A recent discovery is Russian fudge yoghurt. It’s made by “The Collective“, which originally started in New Zealand, but is now available in Ireland and […]

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Exploring Different Flavour Soups

While I’d love to be able to make my own soup every single day it’s not going to happen just yet .. Even a “simple” soup requires preparation time and I haven’t quite got to that stage yet. So for the moment I try to keep it “interesting” by choosing as wide a variety of […]

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First Attempts at Homemade Soup

I’ve been meaning to make my own soups for some time, as I really don’t want to be buying things I can make myself. While a lot of the “healthy” soups out there are pretty good, they’re still going to have more salt in them than I really need. So yesterday I finally got round […]

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Wanted: Pasta Recipes For One & OO Flour

As I mentioned yesterday, I now have a pasta machine. Yay! To make “proper” pasta you’re supposed to use OO flour, but from what I can gather it’s not readily available in most Irish supermarkets. If anyone knows of suppliers please let me know! In the interim I’ll probably use “strong flour” or another variant […]

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Why Juice?

A friend of mine asked me recently a very simple question. Why juice? Why make your own juices? Why not buy juices in a shop? There’s probably a lot of articles “out there” on the benefits of making your own juice and they’re probably backed up by lots of “fancy” data and numbers. I don’t […]

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Tesco Diets Read My Blog!

As anyone who reads this blog knows I’ve been trying to follow the Tesco Diet plans since January. Back in April I noticed that they’d made some drastic changes to their site. While many of the changes added new features and functionality I was a bit peeved by what they’d done with the shopping list […]

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