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Hedonism and Food – on a budget

Potato croquettes a la disaster!

Some days it feels like you took your eye off the ball, and I think today was one of those. I’ve been swamped in writing work, including a regular project that needs educational diagrams in addition to the writing. Today … Continue reading

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Sakina’s Premium Cheese Straws

I’ve written about cheese straws before but by special request, here they are, with almost a step-by-step of photos. And these ones are truly premium, made with just three ingredients and water. And electricity. Electricity helps 🙂 The only rule … Continue reading

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Boston baked beans; warm tummy, warm heart

When it’s cold and blustery out there, and all you’ve got is a rain-drenched dog walk to look forward to, sometimes you need something ordinary, easy, warming, and tasty to eat. I like to think of Boston Baked Beans as … Continue reading

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Super-fast, super-slimming chickpea soup

Soup is a total lifesaver when you can’t be bothered to really cook. It’s one of the easiest meals to make and usually seems to keep hunger at bay for longer than most others, although I’m not sure there’s any … Continue reading

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Juicing queen!

Oh yes, I’m a lucky lass indeed! My brother gave me a juicer for my birthday, and of course, I’m duty-bound to share with you my disasters and my triumphs! There have been some big changes this year in Soulsubsistence … Continue reading

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PRESS THIS: Fermented food is linked to mental health (in a good way mostly).

http://psychcentral.com/news/2015/01/27/fermented-food-and-mental-health/80471.html Interesting, if dry, article about how the bacteria in our bellies appears to affect our mental well-being, and how fermented food works with that thankfully prolific and hardy bacteria. It mentions prebiotics, something I only came across during an … Continue reading

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Learning to eat again

Apparently, you should always build on what you have, as soon as you can. Otherwise the resolve may slip away and you’ll be left at square one without any hope. Or maybe not, but I think I would be. For … Continue reading

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