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The Slow Fix: Yoghurt

The Slow Fix: Yoghurt

Ferments are on trend and I am working my way through the different kinds.  I’ve already written about sourdough but, unlike everyone else in lockdown, I started with yoghurt in an attempt to reduce our plastic usage.   Plus, I’ve always loved the little glass pots of yoghurt seen at posh hotels. 

Decades ago my husband and […]

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Food of the Future: Oilseed

Food of the Future: Oilseed

From unheard of in the 1970s, to the third most grown crop in the UK, oilseed rape and its iconic yellow flowers have come to dominate rural vistas. Yet, behind the bright facade, it is a sickly plant, requiring a life-support of assorted pesticides. It is plagued by diseases and pests, the most famous being […]

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Slow Garden Chronicle: Rhubarb

Slow Garden Chronicle: Rhubarb

Rhubarb season has started, and not a moment too soon.

My husband is the Rhubarb Grower.   We were lucky enough to inherit a good-sized crown and he has successfully divided it so that it is now a square metre bed of many crowns.   The smallest are allowed to strengthen for a year or two before we […]

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Slow Fix: Less Meat and Dairy – What is that actually?

Slow Fix: Less Meat and Dairy - What is that actually?

How Flexitarian do we have to be?  That’s the question that has been bothering me for the past year.   I think I have found the answer.

It must be obvious to everyone by now that the world needs to eat less meat and dairy in order live within environmental limits.  But how much less?  I know […]

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Denise Walton

Denise Walton

1. What is it you do in food? Produce high quality, high nutritional value meat including charcuterie (to organically and pasture-for-life certified standards), directly from the farm through the on-farm butchery to our community of customers – and sharing, guiding this experience with family and a small team of staff

2. What does good food mean to […]

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Susan Chestnutt

Susan Chestnutt

What is it you do in food?

I have a regenerative farm producing 100% outdoor raised heritage breed pork for direct to consumer sales at our local farmers market. With aims to produce poultry, eggs, beef, lamb and honey. 

What does good food mean to you?

I am a very keen cook, I love to cook from scratch […]

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Irini Tzortzoglou

Irini Tzortzoglou

What is it you do in food?

Following my win of MasterChef in 2019,  my life has been filled with food.  Writing about it, first for my book and then for magazines and online blogs, recipe testing for my website www.irinicooks.com and in paid partnerships,  demonstrating on line in ‘cook lives’ over Instagram and Facebook […]

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Dee Woods

Dee Woods

1. What is it you do in food?

I am a food and farming action~ist and advocate,  working with the grassroots in communities and farmers and in policy spaces building equity in the food system to ensure food sovereignty, the human right to food and nutrition and good food all. 2. What does good food mean to […]

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Erbology launches new sustainably-sourced, gut-friendly snacks

Erbology launches new sustainably-sourced, gut-friendly snacks

This week, Slow Food Supporter, Erbology is launching a brand new range of crackers with 100% sustainably-sourced, organic ingredients. And they’re gut-friendly to boot!Expanding on Erbology’s existing snack range, which includes crackers, prebiotic energy balls and tigernut granola, the new crackers are designed to get the most out of the raw ingredients.‘We always start with […]

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Wellbeing habits emerging from Coronavirus and are here to stay

Wellbeing habits emerging from Coronavirus and are here to stay

Where have you been turning to support personal wellbeing? Perhaps before Coronavirus, wellbeing was considered a fanciful ideal wrapped in Zen, perfect happiness and optimal health. Although this is still true, through recent events, many are beginning to realise that wellbeing is in fact, a way of living. Realising it touches all aspects of our […]

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