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Steaming Vegetables

Up until quite recently I rarely bothered steaming vegetables. I’d happily plonk them in a saucepan of boiling water and go from there. However if you’re cooking things like mangetout or baby corn steaming is a good option. Years ago I had various steaming equipment, but between various house moves stuff got misplaced, given away […]

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Spiralizing Vegetables To Replace Pasta

I love pasta, but it’s heavy in calories and carbohydrates. Pretty much every single diet out there suggests cutting calorie and carb intake. So how on earth can a pasta aficionado be happy with what they eat, while also cutting down on calories etc? I’ve always maintained that it would be impossible for me to […]

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Sunday Evening Cooking

Weekends, as I’ve mentioned before, are a great time to do a bit of extra cooking. Instead of having a quick, rushed breakfast it’s possible to take the extra time to prepare something a little bit more elaborate and time-consuming. Sunday evening can also be a good time to prepare a tasty dinner as well […]

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Cooking Kale With Other Vegetables

I was on the road for several weeks in October. While I enjoyed the trip and I really enjoyed getting to have genuine Mexican food in Mexico City, I missed not being able to cook for myself. Sure I could have stayed in an AirBnB for some of the time and cooked my own meals, […]

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How Much Are You Actually Eating?

Food is odd. You put a cup of rice into water and it magically expands into this wonderful food that can feed several people. Great, isn’t it? Problem is that you probably don’t really notice how much of this wonderful food stuff you’re actually eating. Until I started religiously following this diet (probably about the […]

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