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Tom Hunt - The Natural Cook

Tom Hunt – The Natural Cook

  Tom Hunt is a cook with a difference. He not only champions wild, local and seasonal food and but also embraces unwanted & unappreciated ingredients.  I met Tom at the Brunel Museum when I attended his Christmas Forgotten Feast, a campaign Tom created working on projects throughout the UK, to revive our cooking heritage and help reduce food waste. In the unique setting […]

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The French Market Cookbook

Book Review : The French Market Cookbook

  I was instantly drawn by the simple and beautiful cover of  “The French Market Cookbook” from Clotilde Dusoulier. I have to admit I was also intrigued by the idea of a French vegetarian cookbook. Quite an oxymoron considering how meat and fish are so engrained in traditional French cuisine. Clotilde Dusoulier is an omnivore who […]

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the ethicurean

The Ethicurean – In Pursuit of Fine Tasting British Food

From its kitchen garden restaurant near Bristol The Ethicurean serves a menu based on seasonal, ethical, locally grown produce. Championing sustainable food, The Ethicurean has won multiple awards including (to name a few) Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand 2013, Observer Best Ethical Restaurant 2011 & Runner Up 2012 and Compassion In World Farming Good Egg Award 2012. Talking about sustainable […]

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The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions

Cookbook Review : The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions

I have been experimenting  with vegan cooking which I first I found a bit daunting. After a few kitchen disasters, I discovered “The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions”, a fun and informative book for vegans, aspiring vegans or anyone trying to cut down on animal products. “The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions” is […]

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plenty Ottolenghi

Cookbook Review: Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi

Warning this review is biased! Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi is one of my favourite cookbook, if not my favourite. This picture above  is not one of my own book. Mine is stained, worn out,  full of post-it notes. A sign it has been used over and over. I fell in love with this book as […]

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