Eating a Meal is Complicated

A recipe by Ian Dixon

We must be crazy if we think eating a meal is complicated. It is, after all, just a case of Dig In And Eat and everybody knows that. Hold on though because things are far from so simple. There are matters of etiquette involved. Read on for some examples

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Let’s Consider a Recipe

Now as we have many recipes on this site then it is only natural that I look at recipes from other people. The presentation used by others could help to improve ours after all. Perhaps I am hungry and just need some inspiration for dinner. Yet I have a lot…

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Get a Flask!

If you want a great way to have a healthy lunch then get a flask! You might call them a Thermos or you might just use vacuum flask but the principle is the same. They keep food warm for a period of time so they are a great way to…

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Carrot and Cucumber Salad

So lunch today was a simple salad from ingredients that I had to hand. Some grated carrot, roughly diced cucumber, halved pickled onions, pickled beetroot and cherry tomatoes. This time, I left the cherry tomatoes out of the mix because they were a little soft though still tasty. Mixed the…

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Which Kitchen Knives Do You Use?

For many years, my main kitchen knife was a one from Kitchen Devil with a 6in blade that would cut almost anything. The serated blade would even do a passable job of slicing bread. Sadly, it went missing which was an upset as it had been a trusty friend in…

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Are Baked Beans Vegetarian?

For as long as I can remember, I have categorised meals that use baked beans as vegetarian. Well OK maybe not all of them but the ones where the beans are the primary ingredient and no meat is used. Baked beans are haricot beans plus tomato plus a few more…

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