January 28, 2020

Bara Brith

Reading a survey of Welsh teenagers who have not tried Bara Brith, I was shocked to learn 36% admitted not knowing of this delicacy. Bara (bread) Brith (Speckled) is a…

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January 24, 2020

Devils in disguise

I don’t pretend to be a nutritionist or dietician. I know what works for me. When you have to battle between obesity and diabetes then the advice is often ‘lose…

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January 23, 2020

Habas con Jamón

Growing up in the 60s & 70s I was surrounded by adults who had experience life in the war years and the austere aftermath. I have fond memories of my…

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January 21, 2020

Let Them Eat Cake

“Let Them Eat Cake!” Infamously attributed to Marie Antoinette, the last Queen of France, who uttered these words upon hearing the peasants were dying of starvation following a disastrous wheat…

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January 11, 2020

Pear Tarte

What makes fast or convenience food popular is in the title, its convenient and fast. Busy people don’t want to spent a considerable amount of time in the kitchen having…

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