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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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One pesto at a time

One pesto at a time

Just over a year ago, the pandemic hit us. Looking back, I think that my closest ally to cope with all the stress and never-ending twists and turns has been cooking – and so, despite thenever-ending pile of dishes in the sink.

I’ve really enjoyed developing new “signature recipes” – some easy go-to dishes to cheer me up […]

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Urgent, untimely and by stealth: the government consultation on “the regulation of genetic technologies”

The term “regulation” may chime with “boring” and “bureaucracy” but in combination with “genetic technologies” the announcement of the consultation[1] on January, 7th certainly jolted me wide awake. The government wants to do away with at least some of the regulations that, under EU law, constrained the use of gene editing (GE) techniques. And […]

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Scottish Food Guide Launches its Charter

Scottish Food Guide Launches its Charter

Wendy Barrie of Slow Food Supporter, Scottish Food Guide, is nailing her colours firmly to the mast and publishing the Scottish Food Guide Charter. Wendy has steadfastly championed family businesses that exemplify the best in Scottish food tourism, creating Scottish Food Guide and its associated Scottish Cheese Trail and Scottish Farm Shops in 2002. The […]

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PAMA: Ferment Masters

PAMA: Ferment Masters

The UK Supreme Champion Product in the Slow Food Awards for 2020 was won by Slow Food Supporter, PAMA.

These awards are public votes, and no shortlist is made by Slow Food. PAMA didn’t win by a small margin either, they won by a landslide – so what is it that makes these products […]

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Let’s be proud of the British terroir

Let’s be proud of the British terroir

Last Christmas, I worked as a cheese monger at Neal’s Yard Dairy. Most of you must be familiar with the fantastic job the company has been doing to improve British cheese. However, many customers still asked for French cheese and were looking for brie, camembert or a piece of comté. With my relatively strong French […]

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