Food hygiene

Top Tips for Quick and Real Food at Home

Top Tips for Quick and Real Food at Home

When you’re out working hard each day, the road to a healthy diet of home-cooked food can feel like a journey too far. When you stagger through the front door it’s difficult to muster the energy for a stint in the kitchen. Yet, you know that cooking a home cooked meal makes sense, at so

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Grow Your Own Produce With Limited Space

Grow Your Own Produce With Limited Space

Growing your own fresh produce has to be one of the most satisfying things you can do – there is nothing quite like pulling a handful of ripe tomatoes straight from the vine for a salad, or popping a just-picked strawberry into your mouth for an explosion of summer flavour. And contrary to much popular

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Food poisoning prevention

Food poisoning prevention

No matter how many days it gets you off work, nobody enjoys a bout of food poisoning. It’s not usually too serious and most cases don’t require medical treatment, but even if you’re generally fit and healthy, food poisoning is a nasty experience. According to the Food Standards Agency, over 500,000 cases of food poisoning

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Savvy ways to save money on food

Savvy ways to save money on food

Everyone hates waste. But did you know that the average household in the UK chucks out nearly £60 worth of food each month? Just think about that for a second. As well as being harsh on the environment, that amount of money could pay for a whole week’s food shopping, a new outfit or a

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Preparing and cooking food safely

Preparing and cooking food safely

You may be surprised (and somewhat troubled) to learn that research points to the kitchen as the room containing most germs within the average home. Yes, that’s right, even more germs than you’d find in the bathroom – yuck! We all know that germs can spread quickly and that diseases like salmonella and E.coli are

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junk food in disguise

Junk Food In Disguise

Junk food is easy to spot, right? Chips, pizzas, anything deep fried. And we all know it’s terribly bad for us, so we try to eat it in moderation. But even when you think you’ve got the whole ‘I’m in control of my diet’ thing cracked the pounds still seem to creep on. The scales

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