Category Archives: Food Thoughts & Nutrition

Watercress

One of my favourite ingredients is watercress. It is amazingly healthy, it contains iron, calcium, folic acid, vitamin A, vitamin C and lots of other nutrients too. The Victorians used to eat Watercress sandwiches to provide their diet with vitamin … Continue reading

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Free Range Eggs

I like to buy free range eggs, but of course they are more expensive and here I’ve considered quality over price. I watched Hugh Fearnly Whittingstall’s free range chicken campaign on TV about two years ago and now when I … Continue reading

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What Makes a Wedding Breakfast?

Saturday morning, as I ate my porridge and Baby G shared marmalade and toast with his Daddy, I got to thinking about why it was that we would be eating ‘breakfast’ again that same afternoon at our friends’ wedding. Why … Continue reading

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English Tapas?

Last week I saw Jamie Oliver cook tapas on ITV’s This Morning. Jamie Oliver Does Tapas At the end of the segment he quickly mentioned that tapas doesn’t have to be limited to Spanish cuisine, he suggested making English tapas … Continue reading

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Sunday Lunch Shepherd’s Pie

Today my Mum cooked us Sunday lunch and we had Shepherd’s Pie, a firm favourite with us all, but funnily enough it turned out to be Cottage Pie. It seems so often that regardless of whether it is beef or … Continue reading

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ilovemealplans.com begins….

Woo hoo!!!!! My very first website, my first blog entry. It’s taken me about four months to get here and I’m proud to say from my meagre computer knowledge I’ve created this site all on my own. Well I promise … Continue reading

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