Recipes which are low carb, or which can be adapted to be so, are everywhere. It isn’t necessary to buy even one cook book. Recipes from websites and magazines can be a tad esotoric or […]
It’s hot in southern England, 37C in Kent earlier. So here’s a round-up of some gazpacho soups.
September marks Organic September. In normal times, this means more organic produce in supermarkets and more offers. ASDA Whole Earth smooth (or crunchy) organic peanut butter £2 saving £1 RollbackNo added sugar but does contain […]
Dr Annika Dahlqvist has been a key person in low carb, in Sweden. She was sued for advocating LCHF to patients and took the research to the government. End result was that they declared low […]
If you are a walnut lover, the cheapest price per 100g for organic walnut pieces, is 1.50 for a 100g Crazy Jack bag, at ASDA. Costco’s Kirkland USDA-certified organic Californian walnuts cost 13.59 for a […]
If you want to check out Costco in the UK https://www.costco.co.uk/The Kirkland USDA-certified organic Californian walnuts cost 13.59 for 771g or 1.77 per 100g. Kicking off the Costco keto low carb grocery hauls with the […]
Veronica Atkins is the widow of Dr Robert C. Atkins MD, the doctor who launched The Atkins Diet. She wrote Atkins For Life Low Carb Cook Book with Stephanie Nathanson and the Atkins Kitchen and […]
Philadelphia is not the best choice, if you are eating clean, as it has thickeners. Sainsbury’s SO organic soft cheese has no additives, 24.5g fat per 100g and 3.1g carbs per 100g. Currently (03/08/20 or […]
We visited Cholderton Farm Shop and Cafe in Wiltshire, in 2019, but weren’t able to get a blog post up reviewing it, before lockdown. Looking at the website, it seems open again https://www.choldertonfarmshop.co.uk/ Since visiting, […]
In September 2015, Credit Suisse Research Institute produced a really great report, called Fat: The New Health Paradigm. Because the report came from an investment bank, it wasn’t widely publicised. Here’s the PDF so that […]
Great little animated TEDEd lesson by Professor Robert Lustig MD MSL of University of California
Dr Eric Westman MD of Duke University, talked to Glen Brad Finkel about the top three mistakes on keto. (Spanish subtitles). In June 2020, Dr Eric Westman MD reprised his discussion with Glen Brad Finkel, […]
Coca-Cola Europe used to sell Honest Kids organic juice drinks, which were great, because the bottles contained organic juices, diluted with mineral water and without added sugar. Although the Honest logo remains on the website, […]
Back in July 2018, Dr Annette Bosworth MD, posted a video on YouTube, which is based on advice which she gives to her patients, when they start a ketogenic diet. Dr Boz suggests making use […]
Even if they didn’t have any offers on low carb food, some convenience stores shared low carb recipes. Costcutter Egg and Avocado[…]
Bargain hunting Brits can find low carb and keto, on special offer at convenience stores. The products won’t be organic and they may be lazy or dirty keto, but keto is keto and if you’re […]
Elizabeth Craig MBE FRSA (1883 – 1980) was a Scottish journalist and home economist. She was the daughter of a pastor in the Free Church of Scotland and she married American war correspondent Arthur E […]
First published in 1956, Iris Holland – Rogers and The British Diabetic Association brought out this second edition in 1959, with more recipes. The introduction likens the human body to an engine, which must be […]
The Gayelord Hauser Cook Book: Good Food, Good Health, Good Looks was published in Britin in 1955. Gayelord Hauser (1895-1984) was a German-born American nutritionist to the Hollywood greats. You can read more about him […]
Trader Joe’s began in California and you can read about the history of Trader Joe’s, which is certainly very Quirky-California, in a good way. https://www.traderjoes.com/our-story/timeline Although Trader Joe’s is used a lot by those on […]
Publix is the largest employee-owned American supermarket chain, which can be found in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia.https://www.publix.com/ These are keto and low carb grocery haul videos uploaded to YouTube. […]
The Dairy Book of Home Cookery, written by Sonia Allison, was first published by the Milk Marketing Board, in 1968. In an era, when milk in glass bottles, appeared every morning, delivered by electric milk […]
Here’s the actual press release by Public Health England on the UK government website. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/excess-weight-can-increase-risk-of-serious-illness-and-death-from-covid-19%5B…%5D
The back cover blurb, claims that Frances De Salles is a ‘ world renowned nutritionist and dietician ‘ but we’ve not been able to substantiate that. She did write another book, Doctor’s Diet Cookbook (1979), […]
Back in 2010, the late and great Chef Gary Rhodes, made a sumptuous-looking low carb starter for six, using wild mushrooms and leeks, sauteed in butter, with double cream, eggs, more double cream, and a […]
Previously, we reviewed THE COMPLETE DUKAN DIET COOKBOOK. This is The Dukan Diet Recipe Book (2010 British edition). Dr Dukan, as he was then, explains in Chapter One, that his diet is based on two […]
Grocery hauls from California, Florida, North Carolina in USA and from UK, including Ginger in Cardiff, Wales. July 2020 – Tuit Nutrition – North Carolina, USA March 2020 – Keto Lady UK – UK February […]
Here are some grocery hauls from ASDA in Britain, now part of the Walmart family. Flex Keto – June 2020 February 2020 – indian Mum in UK May 2019 – Our CRAZY Life Scotland April […]
There are two books, The Vegetarian Low-Carb Diet (2005) and The Vegetarian Low Carb Diet Cookbook (2006) Rose Elliot acknowledges the help of Cyndi Norman and her The Low Carb Forum for The Vegetarian Low-Carb […]
First up, is an ASDA slow cooker no pasta aubergine lasagne which takes 10 mins to prep and 4 hours 10 mins or thereabouts in the slow cooker. It can be made even more low […]
First off, in case you missed it, we’ve all been cooking bacon incorrectly. Michelin-starred chef Jeff Baker, now Executive Development Chef at Farmison, says so.[…]
Delia Smith uses English Cheddar, rather than the origial recipe’s Swiss cheese (Gruyere or Emmental presumably). Quick, simple and great for a no carb lubch or supper. For more egg recipes see NIGELLA LAWSON: TURKISH […]
It’s fair to say that Marco Pierre White has had a bit of a reputation as an enfant terrible in the kitchen. Nevertheless, he won three Michelin stars at the age of 32, making him […]
Nutritional doctor, Dr Patrick Serog, explains what is meant by dietary allergies and intolerances, in French, for Gayelord Hauser Dieteticien, back in 2017. He speaks fairly slowly, so the video might be useful for non- […]
What does that even mean ? Well, it’s quite simple. It means ditching food that has additives eg preservatives, thickeners, colourants, stabilisers and chemical antioxidants, for starters. It means not eating added sugars (however labelled). […]
Wimpy was founded in 1934, in Bloomington, Indiana, by Edward Gold, as Wimpy Grills. The name was taken from the Popeye character, J. Wellington Wimpy. By 1947, there were 27 units, selling 8 million burgers […]
Silvana Franco trained at High Peak College and wrote for BBC Good Food, before becoming Food Editor at M&S Magazine. She became a TV presenter, after working as a food stylist on the TV shows […]
One of the great things about Lidl, besides the prices, is the way in which pro-Brexit Brits mingle with Europeans in a German discounter, without punch-ups. Lidl doesn’t have a huge range of products and […]
At the beginning of the British lockdown, mysupermarket announced that they would be closing the website. This was a big blow to British shoppers. Not only did it list special offers from the supermarkets and […]
It was a foregone conclusion, that people influenced by Big Food and Big Pharma as well as the environmental lobby, would tell Americans, that saturated fat is bad, even though studies have blown this out […]
The bestselling book by Dr Herman Tarnower MD FACP D-IM (1910-1980) and Samm Sinclair Baker (1909 – 1997) was published simultaneously in the USA and Canada, in 1978 and also includes Dr Tarnower’s Lifetime Keep-Slim […]
Just arrived from Thrift Books in the USA, is a hardback First Edition Eighteenth Printing copy, of The Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet by Dr Herman Tarnower MD and Samm Sinclair Baker. If you’re thinking, why […]
Low carbers, here is the most simple of chocolate mousses, which can be made with a 90% cocoa chocolate, water.. yes, water, and nothing else. Video Recipe https://www.waitrose.com/content/waitrose/en/home/recipes/recipe_directory/h/heston-s-two-ingredientchocolatemousse.html
Clive Fretwell, Executive Chef Director of Brasserie Blanc, joined Raymond Blanc in the kitchen in August 2016, to make pan-fried pork chops (cutlets) from Jimmy Butler’s farm in Lincolnshire (now Suffolk) http://www.freerangepork.co.uk/blythburgh-story/the-people-behind-the-pork/ Low carbers cane […]
Professor Tim Noakes introduces the work of Australian orthopedic surgeon, Dr Gary Fettke, in this video from May 2019. Like Professor Noakes, Dr Fettke was also subjected to efforts to stop him advocating a low […]
Dr Maryanne Demasi’s paper has been published by the BMJ. It’s not the first paper to lay bare the facts that people with metabolic syndrome including hypertension (high blood pressure) and Type Two Diabetes, have […]
Spike is the original vegetable salt combination which Gayelord Hauser devised,. You can read more about the Hollywood nutrition coach here DIET DID IT: GAYELORD HAUSER and see photos of his villa in Sicily and […]
First delivery since February arrived today with everything on the order arriving and no substitutions. No bags though, because they have run out, evidently. Steaks on the left are 30 day matured organic rump 2 […]
Organic. No added sugar. Low carb at 9g carbs per 80g pot. Cheap, at 4 x 80g pots for £1.75. Widely available in British supermarkets or direct from Ella’s Kitchen. Vegetarian, nut free, soya, free, […]
It’s not bread as we know it. Jim. Didn’t have psyllium husk so coconut flour was substituted. Followed the recipe from Diet Doctor. It’s best described as a souffle-omelette. Maybe because it was coconut flour, […]
Here in the UK, lard used to be a necessity for making good flaky pastry. It’s pure fat, without water, unlike butter. Some home cooks still use it. It’s not the most glamourous of food […]
Back in September 2018, BNN (Bangalore News Network) visited India’s first keto restaurant, interviewing Founder Directors Dr Vijayalakshmi Paramesh and Dr Paramesh Shamanna. Also interviewed, were Shivaraj Kumar R, the COO of Keto Kitchen and […]
Dr Eric Westman MD of Duke University studied The Atkins Diet then formulated his list. Here he talks to Adapt Your Life on 8th July 2020.
Dr Paul Saladino MD, author of The Carnivore Code invited Nina Teicholz, author of The Big Fat Surprise, to his podcast in June 2020. Soil Association organic chickens https://www.soilassociation.org/organic-living/what-is-organic/organic-eggs/ Abel & Cole – organic chicken […]
Nutritionist Joy Barnett, was Honorary Secretary of the Food Education Society, when she wrote the companion for Dr Richard Mackarness’ Eat Fat Grow Slim EAT FAT AND GROW SLIM, published in 1960. His foreward can […]
The Complete Dukan Diet Cookbook by then doctor, Pierre Dukan, was published in France in 2011 by Flammarion and in Britain in 2012, by Hodder and Stoughton. During this time, a French court ruled that […]
In the first paragraph of Chapter Two, Dr Arthur Agatston MD confesses that his new approach combines ” the best of the original South Beach Diet (good carbs and good fats) as well as some […]
Every day during Lockdown, Paula Deen, Queen of Southern cooking, has been putting up a video on YouTube. This one is a ‘Blast from the Past’ in which Paula cooks with her niece Lauren and […]
Vinnie Tortorich has been in the health and fitness industry for over forty years. He made a documentary, directed by Peter Curtis Tardini, entitled FAT which was released in 2019. Currently (02/07/20) it’s free to […]
Weightwatchers Reimagned is the new strapline for WW. Why anyone would mess with a name known around the world, is mystifying. WW vs the Keto Diet compares the two. Obviously, WW wants potential dieters to […]
For those who read the blogpost on Gayelord Hauser the Superlevure arrived from France, today. If that means nothing to you, here’s a link to the original blog post. DIET DID IT: GAYELORD HAUSER Superlevure […]
On the 29th and 30th June 2020, the BMJ (British Medical Journal) and Swiss Re Institute held an online conference, Food for Thought 2020: The Science and Politics of Nutrition. Videos and recordings can be […]
These are a few tips for people new to the low carb lifestyle. Many people have found that food has brought a new focus to their family during the coronavirus pandemic. Social distancing: 9 tips […]
Dr Nadir Ali MD is an interventional cardioogist, working out of the Clear Lake Hear and Vascular Institute. He uses a low carb high fat approach to treat patients with metabolic syndrome. He gives a […]
This recipe can be found in Jamie Oliver’s 5 Ingredients: Quick and Easy Food. For low carbers, the traybake can be served with a spicy cauliflower rice, or with organic gluten-free konjac ‘rice’. Poppadums, made […]
Forget the toast.. everything else is low carb.
Robin Williams appears on Martha Stewart’s show in 2014 and it’s comedy gold. If you want to look for any Martha Stewart recipes you may find them on MarthaStewart.com
On 23 June 2020, Dr Ken D Berry MD, a family physician in Camden, Tennessee and member of the Diet Doctor low carb expert panel, livestreamed a video on SATURATED FATS AND HEALTH: A REASSESSMENT […]
Just accepted to the Journal of the American College of Cardiology on 16th June 2020, is a study which included participation by well-known low carber Jeff S Volek, Founder of Virta Health. Saturated Fats and […]
Lady Carnarvon, as the wife of the 8th Earl of Carnarvon, is the Countess of Carnarvon and chatelaine of Highclere Castle. Highclere Castle is known around the world, as the fictional Downton Abbey. It is […]
This book was published in 1958, the same year as Professor John Yudkin’s This Slimming Business and would have been competing with it for sales. Dr Richard Mackarness MB BS (1916-1996) was at the time […]
Dr Carlton Fredericks (1910-1987) was born Harold Frederick Caplan, in Brooklyn, New York and changed his name at the beginning of his radio career. He attended a class for gifted children, before graduating Phi Beta […]
Never heard of it ? It’s a new term, which I just invented this afternoon. I wanted to buy organic celery, to make Hauser Broth, from DIET DID IT: GAYELORD HAUSER but Morrisons is out […]
Rosemary Conley CBE DL was massively successful in the 1980s with The Hip and Thigh Diet and The Complete Hip and Thigh Diet. It’s a low fat diet and people have lost a lot of […]
Since lockdown, the Queen of Southern Cooking, Paula Deen, has been making a video daily and posting it on YouTube. This video, from April, shows viewers how to make Jamie’s Chicken Salad, named after one […]
Richard J Wood narrates an animated video about carbohydrates, for TED-Ed in 2018. It’s easy to understand, shows how carbs are broken down and explains how insulin resistance leads to metabolic syndrome.
Dr Ken Berry MD is a family doctor in Camden, Tennessee. and specialises in carnivore and keto diets. He has a website DrBerry.com
The Central Clinical School at Monash University has done a lot of work on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and FODMAP, creating an app to help sufferers.
More content.. including book reviews of Professor John Yudkin’s Pure White and Deadly: The Problem of Sugar, Doctor Richard Mackarness. Eat Fat and Grow Slim and the companion book Eat Fat Grow Slim Cookery by […]
Documentary made in 2016, which has had over 1.3 million views on YouTube. Clear and humourous, with interviews from doctors, nutritionists and chefs.
In 2014, Dr Maryanne Demasi investigated low carb diets for the ‘Catalyst’ show, from ABC (Australian)
Our favourite charity shop is sending books out again and This Slimming Business, arrived recently. Published in 1958, it was the first book by Professor John Yudkin MA MD PhD MRCP FRIC, Professor of Nutrition […]
Back in 2015, the amazing Dr Sarah Hallberg gave a TEDx talk at Purdue University.
If you have watched EAT REAL FOOD, PROTECT THE NHS, SAVE LIVES (VIDEO) or seen anything similar on social media or YouTube, or read one of the many magazine and newspaper articles about right now, […]
Dr Eric Westman MD is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of Lifestyle Medicine Clinic at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. He is Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Adapt Your Life and HEAL Clinics. […]
Dr Simon Thornley PhD MBChB FAFPHM, an epidemiologist, researcher, lecturer and public health physician at the University of Auckland, gives his view of Covid-19, in May 2020
Dr Aseem Malhotra talks from the Public Health Collaboration’s virtual conference in May 2020.
Professor Robert Lustig was a speaker at the Public Health Collaboration’s 2019 conference, at the Royal College of General Practitioners in London. He gave a humourous and informative lecture, as always. Watching this video will […]
Butcher, Justin Williams, showed Bon Appetit magazine how to butcher an entire lamb.
On 30 May 2020, Wall Street Journal published a piece by Nina Teicholz, Executive Director of Nutrition Coalition and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, […]
In 2019, Business Insider visited the Lea & Perrins factory in Worcester, to see how Lea & Perrins makes the original Worcestershire sauce. Marcus Sandys, 3rd Baron Sandys, brought a fish sauce recipe back from […]
Helen Browning OBE DL is primarily a pig farmer, based at Eastbrook Farm, in Bishopstone, Wiltshire. Helen Brownings She is currently (2020) Chief Executive of The Soil Association, an organic certification and campaign organisation. https://www.soilassociation.org/ […]
Graham Kerr was born in London in 1934, to Scottish hotelier parents. At fifteen years old, he joined The Roebuck Hotel in Forest Row, East Sussex, as a trainee manager. He became general manager at […]
Habib Abdul-Habib, is an Iraqi comedian, who appeared on America’s Got Talent, in 2017, dubbed ‘ Baghdad’s Worst Comedian’.
Amr Diab is an Egyptian singer. This song has the date 2014 for the lyrics, even though the women look like New Romantics from the Eighties. Ideal kitchen disco song. Love it ! 50 million […]
If you are looking for face masks, Home Bargains has quite a few. Home Medics washable black 80% polyester 20% spandex face mask 1.99[…]
Abel & Cole https://abelandcole.co.uk began as a doorstep potato delivery service in south London, by City University alumna Keith Abel, after failing his bar exams in 1988. The story goes that he visited a potato […]
Coombe Farm Organic https://www.coombefarmorganic.co.uk began in 2015, although the farm has been Soil Association-certified for over twenty years. Coombe Farm has been farmed since the 1940s. and is situated at Roundham, near Crewkerne in Somerset. […]
Morrisons delivery 25-05-20 Clarence Court white duck eggs (6) 2.50 will have one for breakfastArla Lactofree Whole milk (fresh) 1L 2 for £2 in freezerHodgetts Malvern Ale & Mustard cheese 1.80 new one for us […]
Australia’s University of Newcastle is doing long-term research on diet. It was aimed at Australians, but other nationalities are welcome. They focus particularly on healthy eating for people on a low budget, with little time, […]
University of Edinburgh, Generation Scotland and Wellcome launched the CovidLife survey in April 2020. They are still looking for people (especially males) in UK https://www.ed.ac.uk/generation-scotland/covidlife-volunteers This is the first summary report
Park Farm Butchers in Hawkhurst https://www.parkfarmbutchers.co.uk/ was opened in 2001 by Andrew Clarke and his son William, who supply the beef, lamb and pork from their 300 acre Wealden grassland Park Farm. Park Farm has […]
Sports commentator Andrew Cotter, normally commentates on events such as Wimbledon, Six Nations and the Olympics. But with sport suspended, he started commentating on the daily lives of his labradors, Olive and Mabel. Do not […]
Last week, Adam Lambert sang ‘Closer to You’ for the One World: Together At Home virtual concert organised by Global Citizen.
At his heaviest, former Deputy Leader of the Labour party, weighed 2 stones (308 pounds or 139.7 kilos) and was inspired to lose weight by Dr Michael Mosley’s ‘The 5:2 Diet’ and by Dr Aseem […]
Vinny Guadagnino from ‘Jersey Shores’, invited ‘Women’s Health’ to his home in January 2019, for a Totally Keto fridge tour.
Actor Rob Lowe talks low carb to cardiothoracic surgeon Dr Mehmet Oz back in July 2019 and they make ‘Rob Lowe Carb Granola’
It has to be said, that Morrisons has stepped up to the plate in a crisis. with boxes and Deliveroo delivery and a discount for farmers. Morrisons bought at least half of an Ocado warehouse […]
We picked up the recipe for this starter, from a chatty waiter in Albufeira, Portugal, although it appears that the recipe originates in northern Portugal, rather than The Algarve. 2 eggs1 sliced onion1 large tomato, […]
Health Secretary used a low carb diet to lose weight and is now being advised on obesity by low carb cardiologist, Dr Aseem Malhotra. More details.. inclusion of links does not endorse the political views […]
ASDA is a mid-market supermarket. Not as upmarket as Waitrose but equally, not a German discounter, like Aldi and Lidl. Often, it gives them a run for their money, on price and has won awards. […]
Over the winter, we use more onions, and as spring comes and the veg boxes are filled with onions, it’s easy to build up an onion pile. This recipe from Riverford is extremely simple and […]
One of the easiest recipes you could ever make. Really nutritious, too. Pot-au-feu was named after the pot in which it was cooked, over a fire. It could be made with a wide variety of […]
Dr Andreas Eenfeldt MD, the Founder and CEO of http://dietdoctor.com interviews Dr Mary Vernon MD. She explains what a low carb way of eating is, and how she became a doctor specialising in low carb […]
Dr Nam Nguyen, Clinical Lead at NHS.UK and NHS Digital, is also a GP. In this video, from March 2020, he answers FAQs about Covid-19
The high probability, is that we are all having eating challenges during this pandemic. It starts with finding food in a local corner shop, convenience store or supermarket. You might be able to access a […]
Newmarket sausages were first mentioned in November 1618, when James I visited the aea and details of a banquet for his son’s 18th birthday (later King Charles I) were recorded in a letter. The Marquess […]
This video from University of California Television, is ten years old. More than 10 million views though, because it’s the best video on sugar, out there. Doctor Robert H Lustig MD MS is a Professor […]
Riverford Farm at Buckfastleigh, Devon, was taken over by the Watson family, in the 1950s. Guy Watson-Singh (born 1960) studied Agricultural and Forestry Science at the University of Oxford and became a management consultant. He […]
Kelvin Harris, Assistant Manager at the Piggly Wiggly in Columbia, South Carolina, talking about coronavirus measures and the reaction of shoppers.
Picked up this recipe in Canada and it’s delicious. Great starter, especially on glossy black or white plates. Not really low carb. Hoping to find pumpkin muffins and chocolate chip cookies as well as Lamingtons, […]
Cardiologist and lipidologist Dr Brett Scher MD, Medical Director of Diet Doctor, talks about the increased risks of Covid-19 for people with high blood glucose – even if they don’t have Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes. If […]
Holland & Barrett was founded in 1870, by Major William Holland and Alfred Slapps Barrett, who bought a grocery store, in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire. By 1900 they had another shop, in Epsom. Holland & Barrett […]
Waitrose & Partners began as Waite, Rose and Taylor, in Acton in 1904. when Wallace Wyndham Waite, Arthur Rose and David Taylor joined forces to open their first shop. David Taylor left and Waitrose Ltd […]
Companies have been sharing their iconic recipes, so that we can recreate them at home. First up is Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries with CalMac and Cheese and last year, the ferry company served up over 50,00 […]
In the UK. McDonalds uses only organic milk in their dairy products. In Normal Times, if you run out of organic milk on a Sunday afternoon, after 16:00 (and it happens), if you have a […]
In Normal Times, we were big fans of Ocado., for so many reasons. Firstly, they are reliable. Since 2012, Ocado had only delivered late, once or twice. Secondly, their customer service was great, way way […]
Guinea fowl or guineafowl originated in Africa, where they can still be found in the wild. Guinea fowl is not a bird which can be found easily in most British supermarkets. Waitrose and Ocado sell […]
One of the MaisonCool team members has NCGS and must eat a gluten-free diet. Today was the first step, towards making his own gluten-free bread and rolls, weekly. For his first attempt, he used a […]
H M Sheridan is a butchery which has held Royal Warrants for Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II and HRH The Prince of Wales, Duke of Rothesay, since 1987. Michael Sheridan’s first store, back in […]
Artist Kera Till draws a public transportation map for these strange, uncertain times. Commuting in Corona Times — Discover
The House of Bruar., according to a cousin who lives nearby, is a tourist destination, near Blair Atholl, in Perthshire. Scotland. It could be expected that the business would be declining, therefore. People may not […]
Silcocks Farm Shop is the retail and processing operation of Honour Farm, run by David and Juliet Fenton and is situated in St Michael’s, close to Tenterden, Kent. It has been open since 2003, with […]
Stour Valley Game has been selling game for ten years, and in 2019, won Countryside Alliance Awards Game Champion National Champion. No slouch locally either, being Winner of the Kent Butcher or Meat Producer of […]
Europe Day, 9th May 2020, is our first Europe Day outside of the European Union. We must not stop fighting to regain our place in our European family of nations. You can help by joining […]
Dr Aseem Malhotra, the British cardiologist, was a guest on Episode 109 of ‘ The Doctor’s Farmacy, from Dr Mark Hyman MD on 4th May 2020
As Jane Asher says herself on her website, Home Bargains has been “really clever” and put together the Jane Asher Baking Box for 20.99, delivery included. Packet mixes aren’t usually considered Foodie, but in a […]
Watts Farms is a family farming business, begun by Donald Watts in 1952 which now farms over 600 hectares, in Kent, Essex and Bedfordshire. They employ more than 200 people and supply over 500 restaurants […]
Bartons was founded in 1905, by Edmund and Lydia Barton, literally as a cottage industry, in the kitchen of their home in Lascelles Street, Fingerpost, St Helen’s. Edmund Barton would buy spices and vegetables from […]
Pikt is a family business supplying organic and plastic-free fruit and vegetables to foodservice customers, offices and homes. It had been supplying domestic customers way before the pandemic. http://www.piktfresh.com HOMEY box order placed 09/04/20, 16 […]
Himalayan pink salt. No grinder unlike Poundstretcher (89p for 100g) and Poundland (375g for £1) but £1 for 750g is a very good[…]
Low carbers could cut down on the sugar or omit it altogether and sub swede mash or fennel and celeriac mash for the potato mash. Recommended pheasant purveyors: Wild & Gamehttps://www.wildandgame.co.uk/ Nationwide retail and wholesale […]
Bob Andrews shows a quick way of using asparagus.
Poundstretcher is another discount store, founded by Paul Appell and Stephen Fearnley, in 1981. It has been through several changes of ownership and is now owned by Crown Crest Group. There seems to be a […]
Parma ham or prosciutto in Italian, is a traditionally-made and additive-free ham, made from just two ingredients, pork legs and salt. No nitrates or nitrites, no added water or glucose syrup. The Parma Ham Consortium […]
Celebrity fitness coach and keto nutrition coach Thomas DeLauer talks through his quarantine pantry in March 2020.
David Garrett, renowned German-American violinist, teamed up with Nicole Scherzinger, for ‘Lo Ti Penso Amore’ in 2015, in a promo for the movie in which he starred, as Paganini.
There are two mental health studies being undertaken during the Lockdown in Britain. (Not open to those outside UK) RAMP ( Repeated Assessment of Mental Health in Pandemics) – King’s College London, South London and […]
Recorded on mobile phones in Los Angeles, Cornwall and London, the video released on 30/04/20 on the Queen Official YouTube channel, aims to raise $5 million for WHO, which Google will match. Please donate ! […]
Jeremy Clarkson appeared on The Jonathan Ross Show in December 2019, to talk about his new venture, farming..
Founded by Dave Dodd and Steven Smith in 1990, Poundland used £1 as the price point for everything across its stores. At the time this was a novel idea on British high streets. Since then, […]
In August 2019, Michael McIntyre posted a compilation of his best shopping jokes, on YouTube.
Back in October 2016, while Brits were stressing about Brexit, Father Vlad was making sour cream and butter in the USA, for his Orthodox Christian Cooking Show
Iceland Foods, now led by Malcolm Walker’s son Richard, might not be the first store which you think of, as a Foodie. But if you are a Foodie on a Budget, it certainly should be. […]
Back in the mists of time, in August 1982, the first article on the food-obsessed was published in Harpers & Queen, describing us as ‘foodies’. Two years later, Ebury Press published ‘The Official Foodie Handbook’, […]
Back in 1985, Chef Keith Floyd took himself and cameraman Clive, to a trout farm for ‘Floyd on Fish’ (Season 1 Episode 6) where he was taught how to cook whole trout in an Aga, […]
Dr Chris Steele MBE recommended yogurt, beans and bananas to Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes on ‘This Morning’ on 16 April 2020, as a way to boost the immune system.Dr Chris Steele MBE – Daily […]
Synthetic fabrics may be cheap, but they cannot be washed at such a high temperature as cotton. Buying natural fibres, which are ultimately biodegradable, in tougher fabrics, which can be washed at 60C, may be […]
Let’s get the bad news out of the way, first. Prices are rising, and it’s more difficult to find the best prices and compare them. MySupermarket, a brilliant price comparison website, shut down in March […]
We are told that soap will kill the coronavirus, which causes Covid-19. Grumme Gron Sopa is a liquid soap made from pine oil and has been used in Sweden for more than 125 years. Great […]
A little bit of fabulousness from Adam Lambert, to perk up Sunday.
NHS Milton Keynes and Northamptonshire teamed up with Northampton General Hospital in 2012 for a fun video, showing handwashing, Gangnam style.
In Normal Times, many of us would donate uwanted books to local charity shops. These are now closed. Social distancing means that so many events have been cancelled, that you are unlikely to find a […]
It’s almost like a hive mind is developing in this crisis. Loo rolls, soap, hand sanitiser, bleach, tinned tomatoes, then flour and yeast, were stockpiled. Keeping ahead of the stockpilers, means thinking outside the box, […]