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Canada OKs Sale Of GMO Salmon

The Canadian Government has approved the sale of genetically modified Salmon to the public, the first such GMO approval granted by Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. But issues still remain over labeling and the lack of consultation with the public on the approval…

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An Easy, Quick, Fool-Proof Elegant Dessert

Here’s a quick and easy recipe (more of technique, really) for a super-elegant, creamy delicious dessert. I’ve used it many times when something more complicated that I’d planned didn’t turn out right or wasn’t ready soon enough. And everybody showered me with compliments…

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Still confused about ‘healthy’ smoothies?

I just tripped across a post to a major online news service asserting, almost in a panicky tone of voice, that ‘Smoothies May Not Be Good for You!’. I thought we dealt with that one ages ago. But it seems some Smoothie lovers – and Juicers – still have not got the message about hidden sugar…

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Coconut Oil Fad Not Set To Taper Off Yet…

I haven’t taken too much notice of the current darling of the cooking fat world, Coconut Oil, because I honestly thought it was just a fad and would pass as quickly as it appeared.But it appears Coconut Oil is still riding a tsunami of hype and debatable ‘healthy’ claims…

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Rice: The Long And Short Of It…

If you thought Rice was Rice was Rice – all the same – I’ll bet you were shocked by my post in this space yesterday, giving the lowdown on how to cook the two main types of rice and how to kick them up with colours and flavours. Let’s look, now, at the different kinds of rice you’ll find in the store…

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Rice Is Nice – When It’s Done Right!

I must have touched on the art and science of cooking Rice at some time in the past few years in this space. But I couldn’t find the reference when I searched it a few minutes ago. So I decided to put all the Rice wisdom I may have imparted over the years in a single, comprehensive post…

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