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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 [...]

Books, Food politics

Keith Floyd’s Beef Bourgignon

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Keith Floyd’s Beef Bourgignon

The passing of Keith Floyd earlier this month caused me to dig out one of his old cookbooks, Floyd on France, a cornerstone of the Floyd canon and packed full of traditional French recipes described and executed with typical flair. Beef Bourgignon, caught my eye.  It is, as Floyd puts it 'a splendid stew (that) [...]

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