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Spices can be an alternative to salt

Spices can replace taste of salt

January 26, 2011

Herbs and spices can be used in place of salt and sugar in order to reduce the quantity of sodium in dishes without sacrificing the taste.

This is according to Becky Crawford, who said in an article for there are a number of...

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Garam masala is used when making mulligatawny soup

Garam masala vital when making mulligatawny soup

January 26, 2011

Garam masala is a key ingredient in mulligatawny soup, which can be an ideal dish to serve up during the colder months.

This is according to Katie Scarvey, writing for US newspaper the Salisbury Post, who described soup as "the...

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Lonely Planet rates the south west for its restaurants

Chefs in the south west are creating every foodies dream

January 27, 2011

The south-west's chefs are doing the region a great service by creating innovative dishes, it has been suggested.

In the new Devon, Cornwall and Southwest England edition of Lonely Planet, the region has been highlighted for its...

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Herbs and spices can help bring out the flavour of soup

Herbs and spices could add flavour to pupils soups

January 27, 2011

Yesterday (January 26th) pupils at Auchenblae Primary School competed to create the best healthy soup under an Apprentice-style task.

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) revealed the students had to use locally grown produce and be aware...

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Freezing herbs can help them keep their flavours

Freeze herbs to retain flavours

January 27, 2011

One kitchen tip that every chef should know is that of freezing herbs, it has been revealed.

Many cooks will use a mixture of fresh herbs and dried herbs, which can prove to be a convenient, cost-effective and time-efficient way to add...

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GM food is said to be healthy

GM foods offer huge potential to improve health

January 27, 2011

The use of genetically modified (GM) food has the potential to significantly improve Britons' health.

Such is the assertion of Barbara Gallani, director of food safety and science for the Food and Drink Federation, who states that GM...

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Shopping could be cheaper when buying GM goods

GM foods can keep grocery bills down

January 27, 2011

Britons could find that purchasing genetically modified (GM) produce helps to keep grocery bills down, in the wake of one report revealing that the price of food is set to surge.

Commenting on the publication of the...

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London chef favours herbs and spices

Herbs and spices are favourites of London chef

January 28, 2011

Dishes that contain herbs and spices are a firm favourite of one top London chef.

In an interview with Big Hospitality, Israeli-born Yotam Ottolenghi reveals what he prefers when it comes to the kitchen.

He studied at Cordon Bleu...

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Spices can be used in a variety of dishes

Spices can replace butter and salt in dishes

January 31, 2011

Herbs and spices are great for adding flavour to recipes without resorting to ingredients such as butter or salt.

This is according to Cathy Kenny, writing for Braintree Patch, who explained that one of her new year's resolution is to...

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Restaurants will demonstrate their passion for food this year an expert has said

Restaurants to move away from voucher culture

February 1, 2011

Restaurants are to focus on moving customers away from the vouchers and discounts that became popular during 2010 by demonstrating their passion for good quality food and service.

This is according to foodservice analyst for Mintel Helena...

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