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How to make sourdough step by step.

Following on from my last post, where I showed you how I made my starter from scratch (you can read that by clicking here) in this post I am going to take you step by step through the way I make a loaf of sourdough bread. This is going to be a long post. So bookmark it if you don't have time … [Read More...]

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How to make a sourdough starter.

I made my sourdough starter in January 2016, using the recipe from the book "Bread" by Paul Hollywood. I will include the link to the clip from the BBC Food website at the end of this post so that you can see it in its original form for yourself. I do not claim to be an expert or even really … [Read More...]

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Chocolate chip sour cream cake

Here is a cake that is scrumptious. I love its texture, the sour cream gives it a density that keeps it on the kitchen bench for up to three days without going crumbly and it doesn't require any icing … [Read More...]

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Nutrient Profile: Vitamin A.

"Vitamin A" is not a singular nutrient, rather a term given to variety of lipid (fat)-soluble compounds related to RETINOL. Retinol, retinal and retinoic acid are RETINOIDS and are referred to as … [Read More...]

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Does washing fruit and veg in vinegar really make a difference?

The answer is: YES. Washing something that has come from the dirt, sprayed during its growth, handled during harvest, handled during sorting, handled during packing, handled during transit, handled … [Read More...]

Nuts, seeds, legumes are good sources of folate

Protein Content of Foods List

How much protein do we need to eat daily? The commonly recommended amount is around 0.8 - 1 gram for every kilogram of body weight (Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand, Protein. … [Read More...]

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Shit food that is best to avoid: Nutella.

"Hazelnut spread with cocoa"... Oh HI! you left out: "and sugar, palm oil, skim milk powder, emulsifier and flavour." This stuff is shit. The FIRST ingredient is sugar. That means it's the … [Read More...]

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Maple glazed summer fruit kebabs

Right, this is a loose recipe. You basically take summery fruits like berries, pineapple, stone fruit and the ever faithful banana: fruits that can HOLD UP against being pierced and then fried. I … [Read More...]