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Local food art

I went to a local flower show over the bank holiday weekend. My church had a stand there and I volunteered to take a turn. It was the traditional kind of show where people compete to grow the biggest vegetables, display the best flowers and make the tastiest cake. There were also separate show categories […]

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What to eat at weddings!

This weekend was the occasion of my brother’s wedding.  So instead of my regular post I’m going to share what I had to eat at the wedding, as I haven’t had much time for writing over the weekend!  The wedding was lovely, and no mishaps despite being on Friday 13th!  It did rain a lot, […]

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Health At Every Size

I seem to have been reading a lot about the concept of health at every size recently. This philosophy promotes the idea that regardless of your weight or size you can still be healthy, and that health should be your primary concern, not weight loss. Given that obesity levels are rising, and that most people […]

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Does your stomach behave on holiday?

Photo: lauri koski If your digestive system is like mine, it detects when you go on holiday and says, “What do you think you’re playing at? Where’s my routine? Why are you eating out so much? Where’s my fibre?” If you don’t respond to it, the consequences can be unpleasant. So here are my top […]

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Character Bento

I always thought the term “bento box” referred to sushi – but actually it means a Japanese single portion packed meal. I have recently come across “character bento” where Japanese mums will spend time making little characters out of food in their children’s lunchboxes. The use of rice makes it possible to form little models. […]

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