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Fun Facts & Health Benefits of Oily Fish

Fun Facts & Health Benefits of Oily Fish

  • Oily fish consists of salmon, herring, anchovies and sardines.
  • Oily fish is rich in omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, which have been shown to reduce inflammation and potentially lower the risk of heart disease, cancer and arthritis.
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The Problem with Pizza

Before I moved to the southern Italian region of Puglia for a year in 1991, I was put in touch with Enzo, a Cardiff resident whose brother actually ran a small pizzeria in Lecce in the north of the region. 2,162 more words

Foxlow - Chiswick 

I read the other day that the Stoke Newington branch of Foxlow was closing down after receiving a food hygiene rating of zero.

Eager to find out what all the fuss was about I made my way to their Chiswick branch to see if I could contract something that would give me a few days off work. 381 more words



Feebly attempting to clear out a few kitchen cupboards recently I found some Italian 00 bread flour just about to get to its sell  by date. 519 more words

Light Bites

Anatra in salsa (grilled duck with chopped salame, anchovies, garlic and a little vinegar)

This is dish from Veneto. The duck should be whole, roasted and then bathed with a lively garlicky, mildly vinegary sauce. I rarely “do” whole birds and I decided to use (easily available and convenient) duck breasts instead and to cook them… 423 more words


Pasta with Calamari and Bell Peppers

Calamari and squid are both types of cuttlefish. You can use any type for this recipe. Squid can be cooked in two ways: either very short or very long. 670 more words


Rachel's Warm winter green salad with Caesar dressing, smoked bacon and a poached egg


The dressing recipe makes more than you will need, but it keeps in the fridge for a week, if covered.

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