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Salt cod brandade

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Salt cod brandade

Remember that salt cod I made the other week? Here's what became of it. Brandade de morue or brandade de bacaloa, depending on if you're French or Spanish is a simple emulsion of salt cod and olive oil, most often eaten with bread.  It's common across France and Spain, and versions of it exist in [...]

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Could the Nordic Diet stop obesity?

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There should be little doubt that Britain has a problem with its' weight. Current estimates rate the level of obesity at around a quarter of the population. That's a lot of big people. The traditional British diet, heavy in saturated fats and carbohydrates, added to an ever more sedentary lifestyle would seem to be the [...]

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