Archive for September, 2006

Zam Zam Water With Arsenic?

Friday, September 29th, 2006

Officials at the Food Standards Agency (FSA) have declared that the Muslim holy water Zam Zam, for sale in street shops (especially now, during Ramadan), could be poisonous. Read more here…

Easy Pumpkin Soup

Friday, September 29th, 2006

This soup is very easy to make. In fact, the basis of this soup can work as the basis to almost any of your home made soups - a stock with celery, carrot and onion, to which your ingredient of choice is added later (in this case pumpkin).

New Site Design

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

Just a quickie guys to explain that the site is currently undergoing a (small) redesign. This shouldn’t cause any major problems but it might be a little rough around the edges!
Feel free to post any opinions on colours etc.

Brigg Farmers’ Market

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

On the 4th Saturday of each month, nearly all year, a little town called Brigg about 10 miles from where I live holds a farmers’ market. This may not seem special to most people - most rural towns have such markets - but in a time where small shops are closing in favour of supermarket chains, this is my only way to get in touch with some of the people making my food.

Jamie’s Return To School Dinners

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

Jamie\'s School DinnersThis program was the one-off sequel to a previous series, one which focused on childrens’ food and in particular the current poor standards of dinners served within Britain’s schools. The moral message was hard and significant - if the saying “you are what you eat” is to be beleived, then our children are developing into little more then artificial flavours and colourings, with an unhealthy dose of fat and salt thrown in for good measure.