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Sep,

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Honest Food by James McIntosh

I’ve just launched my own range of foods in China and Hong Kong.  I’m taking Great British foods where I know there are no additives or preservatives and bringing them to the Far East. Distribution is sorted, if your interested get in touch.  I call it Honest Food, and here is why…

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Sep,

14

Northern Irish Connections

As I travel around the world, most have never heard of Northern Ireland.  A place I’m very proud to call my birthplace.  However, once I hear that dulcet twang of “how are you?“, I know I’m home, and no matter where I roam, I do hear it.  Northern Irish people have a special bond and thanks to Northern Irish Connections, I’ve made some rather good ones recently…

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Apr,

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April Fool Food

If your like me you like a practical joke, I’m good at delivering them and also seem to be the victim of them too.  It’s all in good fun.   Continue reading
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Feb,

14

Is ‘The Taste’ to your taste?

It is the high octane cooking contest that judges the contents of just a spoonful of food. The search is on for the first British winner of the high stakes cooking competition, where flavour is the only thing that matters.

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Feb,

14

The Popcornist

Dear readers, meet my friend Philip.  I’ve known Philip for about 10 years now, a Gentleman who has a bit of a thing for popcorn.  Philip is on a mission to make popcorn better, he is –  The Popcornist.

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Feb,

14

PipsDish – cooking without recipes. How does he do it?

I was never one for rules, I was never one for constant meticulism, but I do like processes.  And I do most certainly like good results.  Philip Dundas is the same.  I envy him, I may have won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for Best Series of Food Books in the world, but Philip was listed in the Telegraph top 10 books with his book Cooking Without Recipes, does that scare you?  Probably at first look yes, but I bet you do it every night!

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Jan,

14

AGA, Rubs the dark clouds away

I don’t know about you, but it’s January and its full of gloomy wet days here in London.  That’s another reason to love my AGA, and as the new campaign says, it ‘rubs the dark clouds away’…

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Jan,

14

The Mango Lounge Windsor

It’s not everyday one is invited to Windsor, the home of The Queen.  A beautiful town just outside London with so much history, a place that’s great to go to for a little escape from the hustle and bustle of London.  However, this time I’m invited to try the Gourmet side of Britons favourite take away.  Indian.  Now, Gourmet food I can tell you much about, having eaten in the world’s finest restaurants, winning the World Cookbook Award and having worked for Le Cordon Bleu there is many a Michelin starred Chef in my little black book.  But gourmet Indian?  Best bib and tucker on, and a strict talking to the other half we jump on the train at Clapham Junction and arrive just outside the Castle at the Mango Lounge Windsor.

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