Food And The Senses

November 25, 2013 1:52 pm0 comments
Food And The Senses

Most of us automatically assume that we eat if we are hungry, enjoy food based on its taste, or reject food if it doesn’t compliment our palette. When we think of the senses associated with eating, taste, smell and sight dominate. It is not rare for us to salivate when […]

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So Fast Food isn’t for you…

September 5, 2013 9:02 pm0 comments
So Fast Food isn’t for you…

Despite being strapped for cash and out of employment there are still jobs in today’s market that youths will tend to avoid perusing. With aspirations of directing people to their seats in a peaceful theatre or serving skinny lattes in a swanky London coffee house, offering a king of the […]

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The Love of Instant Food

March 2, 2013 1:39 pm0 comments
The Love of Instant Food

Outside, it’s snowing. My window is overlooking the city centre and has a window sill that can double as a writing desk with a radiator underneath to keep me warm. A cup of tea is releasing steam next to my computer and there is little more one could ask from […]

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Swap Meat?

February 28, 2013 6:46 pm0 comments
Swap Meat?

Vegetarians up and down the land continue to sit atop their very high, very un-minced horses this week, using up their desperately low energy reserves in order to maintain a smug smile, as the meat scandal is trotted out (couldn’t resist) on every single news update. Honestly, it’s like the […]

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Flipping heck: Pancake Day vs Le Jour Des Crêpes

February 8, 2013 5:53 pm1 comment
Flipping heck: Pancake Day vs Le Jour Des Crêpes

Pancake Day 2013 is only 4 days away for you ladies and gents in the UK, and this year I’ll sadly be missing the annual pancake-toss competition with my housemates for the first time. Living in France, I managed to experience their equivalent; La Chandeleur, or, le jour des crêpes, […]

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Adam Richman’s Fast Food Filth: Man v Food’s dangerous message

January 6, 2013 3:50 pm29 comments
Adam Richman’s Fast Food Filth: Man v Food’s dangerous message

Man v Food is a television show that first aired in America at the end of 2008. It’s a food reality series that follows Adam Richman, a guy with a self-professed “serious appetite” around the United States as he gorges on some of the most calorific and ridiculously-portioned food in […]

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4 ways to celebrate ‘National Anything Covered in Chocolate Day’

November 24, 2012 8:45 pm1 comment
4 ways to celebrate ‘National Anything Covered in Chocolate Day’

For chocoholics, Christmas comes nine days early on the 16th of December, in celebration of ‘National Anything Covered in Chocolate Day’. No, I am not taking the biscuit… the 16th of December marks a day of chocolate consecration where you can indulge your deepest and darkest chocolate fantasies. Here are […]

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The excuses for gaining weight

November 8, 2012 10:00 am1 comment
The excuses for gaining weight

Reuters announced that America is the most obese nation in the world, with 34% of the country’s population classified as being grossly overweight. In Europe, it’s the United Kingdom that rules the day, being fifth place in the world’s classification. With more and more weight loss clubs around, various calorie-counting […]

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