Over the past four years, we’ve ditched most of the instant (processed) foods from our kitchen but one condiment has managed to retain its presence on our pantry shelf all this time, basically because there’s just nothing else quite like it: vegemite. Personally, I could live without vegemite but the kids really, really like it.
Last week I learned a new word. I had never come across it before and yet it popped up twice in two days, in two completely different pieces of writing. My New Roots is a healthy food & lifestyle blog I recently discovered and have started to follow. In her latest post the author, Sarah,
It’s been 6 months since I wrote about how, and why, I quit milk. I’ve actually ended up eschewing dairy completely, except for the odd restaurant or takeaway curry. Oh, and I still occasionally buy a wedge of Castello cheese – there will always be a place in my stomach for Castello cheese! Given that
Late last year I decided to switch to a gluten-free lifestyle to see if I could improve my health through my diet. Well actually, it was more about eschewing wheat in particular, rather than about me believing I’m an undiagnosed coeliac or thinking that I have a gluten intolerance. It seems to me that wheat is
I’ve been meaning to write about dairy for months, but my original intention was to write about why we were prepared to spend more on organic dairy. Well, now we don’t drink milk anymore and we’ve cut out all dairy except for milk kefir and cultured butter from our family’s diet! The old me wouldn’t have
Hmm, the title of this blog post sounds a little bit like one of Jane Austen’s novels, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, my story is far less civilised and subtle than anything she would have written! In fact, I doubt Ms. Austen’s heroines ever farted, much less talked about it. Well I am about to do both,
A few weeks’ ago I was really excited at the prospect of writing this post about hay fever because I planned to proclaim that for the first time in my adult life, I don’t have it! No sneezing, no itchy dry eyes, no fuzzy head, no runny nose… nothing! Unfortunately, after three plus weeks of wind,