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The Food I Love To Cook

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As a big fan of cooking in season and food preparation in general I thought I should make some space on this blog to mention specifically things that I love making.

In the winter I love collecting lots of root vegetables like parsnips, butternut squash, swede, sweet or regular potatoes and carrot and making a nice big hearty soup of some kind.  Obviously vegetable soup if the easiest soup to make, but with a little bit of extra preparation of lentils by soaking them overnight and following other directions on the packet you can have an even more filling meal.

I think when I make soup the reason I love it so much is because it reminds me of the times I would come home from playing out with friends or after school and there would be that beautiful smell in the house of my mum’s homemade lentil soup slowly warming on the hob.  As adults I think we are heavily influenced in the food experiences we had as children….

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The Food I Love To Cook

As a big fan of cooking in season and food preparation in general I thought I should make some space on this blog to mention specifically things that I love making. In the winter I love collecting lots of root vegetables like parsnips, butternut squash, swede, sweet or regular potatoes and carrot and making a…

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Smoothies

While there have been a lot of negative and bad press about smoothies, in particular the branded smoothies that you can buy at your local supermarkets and shops, it would be unfair to say that all smoothies are out and out bad for you.  In fact smoothies, in their most basic form, are really good…

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How to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables

I have lots of friends with children and many of them all say that the hardest thing about preparing meals for their kids is trying to ensure that they eat enough vegetables.  Many of my readers who are parents will share my friend’s frustrations as children can be very fussy.  Although as an adult I…

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Adam Richmond: After Man vs Food

When he stopped making the Man vs Food and Man vs Food Nation shows, Adam Richmond then moved on to a number of different projects.  In the following post I will mainly concentrate on his two most recent shows, Food Fighters and Man Finds Food. Food Fighters (nice play on the band name Foo Fighters…

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Man vs. Food  

As you may have guessed by my post about web-based cookery show of sorts Epic Meal Time, I do love anything to do with cooking, even the most OTT and trashy shows!  I didn’t feel I could do too many posts for this blog without admitting to my love of the rather beautifully over the…

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Epic Meal Time

As a budding chef, I love a fair share of cookery shows both on the TV and online.  One of my all-time favourite shows has to be Epic Meal Time.  If you have never watched Epic Meal Time, then I hereby insist that you give in to the madness and check it out. For the…

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