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The Whole World’s Going Bananas!
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The Whole World’s Going Bananas!

The banana is arguably the world’s most versatile fruit. While most commonly eaten raw, its soft creamy flesh can be baked, fried, grilled, sautéed, toasted or liquidised. They can also be used as the chief ingredient in a variety of breads, cakes, puddings, pancakes, ice-creams, smoothies, etc. As well as a great source of minerals…

Five Exotic Fruits You Might Not Know!
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Five Exotic Fruits You Might Not Know!

Changing Times I don’t suppose when American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan wrote and released his 1964 protest song “The Times They Are a-Changin’, he was particularly thinking about fruit. Nonetheless, like just about everything else on our planet, it has proved to be the case for the produce. Growing up in the UK in the 1960s,…

And Now, Some Egg-citing Facts
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And Now, Some Egg-citing Facts

Eggs, Glorious Eggs! Eggs are one the most versatile foods in the world and remain relatively inexpensive for most of us. They are eaten in every country in the world, the vast majority of these being hen eggs. In omelettes, boiled, scrambled, poached, fried, baked, deviled, basted, shirred, coddled and pickled, are just some of…

The World’s Five Most Favoured Foods
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The World’s Five Most Favoured Foods

What is Food? Along with air, water, shelter, and clothing, food is one of man’s most basic needs. Did you know that all foods are either plant, animal or fungal in origin? They all contain essential nutrients such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals, i.e. substances that are essential for the growth, repair, and…

My Five Favourite Classic Cocktails
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My Five Favourite Classic Cocktails

There are thousands of different cocktail recipes that are available online and from other various sources around the world. However, they all use the same four key ingredients; alcohol, mixer, garnish, and ice. But, did you know there are only 77 cocktails that are officially recognised by the International Bartenders Association (IBA)? The IBA splits…

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