English Family Food – Bettys Tea Rooms’ recipe book

English Family Food - Bettys Tea Rooms' recipe book

You can’t get much healthier food than dishes you’ve made yourself, using fresh home-grown ingredients. It’s how family cooking used to be – and every family had their own culinary secrets. The Bettys family, owners of England’s most famous group…

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Apple Recipe – Freshly Roasted and Delicious

apple recipe

Fresh apples are delicious at any time of the year. If you are a believer in the fact that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but are tired of just eating plain apples, try doing something a little…

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Holiday Gift Suggestions for Food Lovers

food trends

Edible Treats in Toronto: Farmers’ Gift Baskets – Enjoy a basketful of local delights from the vendors at The Green Barn Farmers’ Market! Talk about taking local to a whole new level. Each basket will include a combo of the…

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Indian style brunch at dhaba in Toronto, Canada

Too often people limit their brunch choices to a la carte egg dishes, fruit, pastries and flour based desserts. It might be time to rethink brunch and try an Asian take on this wonderful meal. Dhaba, one of the gems…

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These beverages cause weight gain

fruit juice

Many people watch what they eat, but don’t watch what they drink. Beverages that many people drink often, such as soda and alcohol, are loaded with calories, which can contribute to weight gain. The average American gets a fifth of…

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Top 3 Tips for Choosing Cheeses

Top 3 Tips for Choosing Cheeses

Popularly used as an ingredient in innumerable dishes and a delicacy that many of us enjoy, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone who cannot appreciate good cheese. While this dairy product is famous for its cheddar and Swiss variants, there…

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The Delight of Tawny Port

Tawny Port

While uncomplicated to make, Port is made in a bewildering variety of styles, ranging from wines designed for immediate enjoyment to those that require as long as twenty years of cellaring. They can be found at prices under $10 or…

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What is a whole grain; how much serving needed in diet

whole grain

A whole grain is any grain that still has it’s endosperm, bran and germ in it’s original proportion. The bran and germ are what make the whole grain substantially better for you. An enriched grain has had the bran and…

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Where to Buy German Food on the Internet

german food

Anyone that has ever visited Germany, lived there, or has German roots will remember the sausages, breads, schnitzels, and baked goods. Street vendors sell curry wurst – a favorite snack, while cafes dish out scrumptious tortes. Although many of these…

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A vegetarian Christmas is more than a nut roast

Christmas Nut Roast

At Christmas time the meat-eaters at the table will probably have a vast choice of not only meat but also roast vegetables, typically drenched in goose fat. Unfortunately most people struggle for inspiration when it comes to a vegetarian Christmas,…

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