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For those that do not already know me, I am a food blogger, a blogger - that like most, just wants to sit, write, drink large amounts of caffeine and project my thoughts and recipes onto a computer screen in the hope that few or many will read them. Also like many I have this un realistic idea that I should be able to do just that without any form of punishment, I mean it's not like I'm doing anything wrong is it?
So why then does the giant internet eating machine that is google want to penalize the hard working blogger for no apparent reason, and if there is a reason then why not use... (more)
First of all I shall start by saying in a typical nonchalant and uppetty English way, how bloody dare you, how dare you tell the average cheese loving American what he or she can or cannot eat, and how dare you even try to justify it.
I should probably also explain to those that don't know, mimolette or 'boule de lille' as it's also known by is a cheese made in the French town of lille. The cheese was originally requested by Louis XIV and has a distinct orange curd not too dissimilar in colour to my own county's 'red leicester' cheese. But what makes this cheese pretty unique is the... (more)
I don't think we can hide form the fact people are getting fatter, with fast food becoming ever more popular for it's fast and easy approach to battering hunger into submission, and of course the post war abolition of rationing opening the doors for convenience foods and the invention of the microwave oven meant that people could eat what they wanted, when they wanted, a good thing you might say? And in some respects I would agree, it paved the way for poorer families to eat better foods that were previously in accessible, and it allowed the busy working parent to whip up an occasional quick... (more)
In the past few years a British food renaissance has been quietly gathering pace, thanks in part to celebrity TV chefs championing our amazing array of produce, but also to the populous getting inspired to get cooking again. Food is never going to be like it was 50 years ago, back then people worked fewer hours and had more family time, and in most households the husband or wife would be at home looking after the house and children. Now of course with the economy the way it is we are all working harder and longer and for less money, so it is understandable that people opt for the easiest option,... (more)
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