This is the third post in my “Farm to Fork” series in which I am trying to make up my mind about some of the important ethical issues surrounding where our food comes from, this week the focus is on sustainable fishing.
Fish and seafood play a part in some of my most vivid childhood memories; my mother placing live lobster into steaming pans, delicate pale pink whole salmon presented on special occasions and even waiting in the fluorescent light of the local fish and chip shop for the warm parcels of battered cod for our dinner. So you can understand why a fish lover like me would approach this topic with a little apprehension – I really didn’t want to talk myself in to renouncing fish forever.Continue reading →
It was with great optimism that I set off to the biggest supermarket I could find yesterday sure that they would have in their “Foods of the World” section some bonito flakes and konbu seaweed so that I could make a totally authentic Japanese dashi broth. Continue reading →
Out of all the healthy grainy things bulgar wheat is definitely my favourite. It cooks so quickly, unlike lentils, which I do love but tend to put on to boil and then hang around the pot stirring occasionally for 45 minutes. This is because pretty much every time I leave them to their own devices I get Continue reading →
I can’t believe I’m in my final year of Uni. Its all is nearly over. Somehow when you leave school university seems like this HUUGE chunk of your life that will never end but of course it does. I’m already feeling nostalgic and I’ve still got 8 months to go! Anyway for now I am cracking on with Continue reading →