How to Cook and Prepare a Live Crab (including video guide)

The first thing to consider when you cook and prepared live crab is to try and get as fresh as you can, and there’s no fresher than still alive. First of all, you want to reduce the amount of pain the crab goes through. Here are the instructions with an explainer video below. To Cook […]

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Sammii G’s | Drinks, Ice Cream, Cake and Snacks | West Bay

If you haven’t already, you absolutely must visit Sammii G’s on your next visit to West Bay, Dorset. Sammii G’s replaced an old electrical shop and sells fresh coffee, local teas, ice cream, cakes and sandwiches. I visited today (Jan 2017) and had one of their homemade Chocolate Orange milkshakes, and I think it might […]

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Asia Delight, Chinese takeaway delivery, Colchester

Asia Delight Chinese food takeaway re-opened in 2016 with new owners and a new menu. The restaurant has had a makeover with the reception area now much more cleaner and with nice new seats. It offers takeaway only. The company can be contacted on 01206 548881. Asia Delight deliver within a 3 mile area (or […]

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Crickets for Protein

Crickets for Protein – could you eat insects daily?

As the world population increases and intense pressure is put on conventional farming to produce food, scientists have been looking at insects such as crickets for protein to add to our daily diet. It may sound like something from a backstreet food market in China, but the reality is that insects can provide a good […]

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McDonalds Terry’s Chocolate Orange McFlurry has actually happened

No, we can’t believe it either, but the McDonalds Terry’s Chocolate Orange McFlurry has actually happened. After all, it isn’t Christmas without a Chocolate Orange, is it?   There’s no better combination for Christmas As if a Terry’s Chocolate Orange isn’t nice enough we can no enjoy this chocolatey goodness mixed with McDonald’s very own […]

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Quark vs Mayonnaise – Which is better for you?

I was once a mayo addict, so it was no surprise that eventually my wife would tell me to try a substitute to help my expanding waistline, but what would I find better in the Quark vs Mayonnaise battle? When I say I was a mayo addict I really mean it. I’d eat the stuff […]

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Native Oyster vs Rock Oyster

Native Oyster vs Rock Oyster – which tastes the best?

Following on from my blog on how to shuck an oyster, I decided it was time to try and put an argument to bed – is the Native Oyster or Rock Oyster the best? I’m lucky to live in an area where there is an abundance of oysters waiting to be eaten. The wild oysters […]

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If you swallow oysters whole, you're definitely eating them the wrong way

Swallow oysters whole? You’re eating them wrong

If you swallow oysters whole without chewing them, you’re eating them totally the wrong way. Oyster are more than just a salty taste, but until you chew them you’re never going to experience the sweet flavour that oysters provide. Yes, sweet. This combination of salt and sweet is truly amazing, but you’re going to have […]

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Are pickled eggs Paleo?

So Are pickled eggs Paleo? Yep, they sure are. Eggs were available to our ancestors and would have been a highly sort after source of protein. I always keep a jar in my fridge at home and also my desk draw at work for an emergency protein source in case I’m hungry and need a […]

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Homemade Doner Kebab

Homemade Doner Kebab

Watching your figure doesn’t mean you have to give up your Saturday night treat, and that includes the Doner Kebab. In fact, my homemade Doner Kebab meat can be high in protein and with virtually no carbohydrates whatsoever. There’s a big difference between this homemade donor kebab recipe which you buy in a fast-food restaurant. […]

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