Tag Archives | Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Giving Kids Some Veg Power

Giving Kids More #VegPower

It only takes a quick walk through the supermarket aisles, or a glance at TV food advertising to notice the obvious. Kids are bombarded with junk food ads (some even disguising themselves as healthy choices). So I am glad that today sees the launch of #VegPower, a campaign from the Peas Please initiative led by […]

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Do It Yourself: 7 Fermented Foods To Make at Home

Do It Yourself: 7 Fermented Foods To Make at Home

I was 6 when I first experienced fermenting food. Our back garage housed different wooden barrels where my granddad made sauerkraut. He chopped the cabbages grown in the garden and we layered them with salt and water. On top of the barrels we would fit wooden planks held by heavy stones. Over the next few weeks, we would […]

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100 Recipes For A Merry & Happy Vegetarian Christmas

100 Recipes For A Merry & Happy Vegetarian Christmas

“New traditions need to start somewhere . . ” this is how Yotam Ottolenghi introduced his vegetarian Christmas recipes a couple of weeks ago on twitter. New traditions… I like this especially as I see this is something we could be embracing as a family. Most people will not think about eating turkey the rest of the year, […]

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Food Waste A Round Up of Petitions and Pledges

Food Waste : A Round Up of Petitions and Pledges

From farm to plate, we waste between 30-50 percent of the food we produce. Food that could be used to feed 3 billion people. Hugh’s War on Waste on BBC One is giving much needed attention to the issue of food waste. On the surface it looks like a no brainer. Why would we discard […]

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40 Delicious Pancake Recipes To Make with Left Overs

40 Delicious Pancake Recipes To Make with Left Overs

We often buy too much or simply forget what’s in the refrigerator and end wasting food, a lot of food. Overall up to 50% of the food produced ends up in the bin.  Even though we are improving, UK households are still wasting around 21% of perfectly good food. By becoming savvier with using left overs, families could save on average £60 […]

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WIN a Signed Copy of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage Light & Easy – 12 Days of Christmas Competition Day 2

WIN a Signed Copy of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s “River Cottage Light & Easy” – 12 Days of Christmas Competition Day 2

I am very excited to announce that today we have a signed copy of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s latest book “River Cottage Light & Easy” up for grabs! Celebrity chef, food campaigner, TV personality, downshifter, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall champions local and seasonal food. Time after time, I enjoy his cookbooks and recipes as well as his straightforward approach to cooking. In River Cottage […]

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SSC Codes

New Harmonised Labelling for Sustainable Fish & Seafood

Today sees the launch of two new codes of conducts for fish and seafood industry by the Sustainable Seafood Coalition (SSC) – an alliance of major seafood suppliers, brands, supermarkets and restaurants. Members have agreed two codes of conduct guiding their environmental labelling and sourcing policies. One code is designed to give consumers certainty about what environmental claims on fish […]

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