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I saw a tweet today that said: ‘If I have three-fruit marmalade on my toast, does that count as three of my five-a-day?’ As a committed marmalade maker (recipe here), this made me think just how thickly would you have to spread marmalade on your toast to get 1 recommended serving of fruit per day.  So I did some rough calculations based on my normal marmalade recipe. In my experience, […]

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Introducing Bistros and Beetroot

I started writing short restaurant reviews in 2004 for attendees at a software engineering conference in Edinburgh and I’ve been reviewing restaurants, mostly in Edinburgh, intermittently since then (you can get to it from the link in the My Blogs box)). When I started there were hardly any review sites, Tripadvisor didn’t exist and I […]

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