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Make your very own perfect cheese toastie

Make your very own perfect cheese toastie

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The task had been set, I had visited three of London’s best cheese toastie hotspots. I had done my research, tasted the toasties and I was going to try to use this knowledge to create the perfect one. You may be asking yourself, but why all of this effort for a cheese toastie? It’s because it's never just a cheese toastie. It's so much more, it's comfort and just what all of us need as the temperature starts to dip outside. You have to check out the video below to experience my passion towards this issue and hopefully it will urge you to get a load of cheese in and get creative. I used various elements from the three toasties which I had tasted in the capital at Melt Room, Pickle & Toast and Kappacasein and constructed my recipe. Here it goes:  Ingredients: 100g
A fine line between veganism and eating disorder

A fine line between veganism and eating disorder

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There is no denying that veganism is on the rise - more than 90% expansion in 'vegan' searches, according to Google Trends, and 40% increase in vegan sales.  Great news for the animals and the environment. But do we really care about the ethics? Or, is there something more? When I turned to plant-based lifestyle almost four years ago (WARNING: a cringy remark to follow), I entered the euphoric galaxy of ultimate enlightenment. Suddenly, the blurry interconnection between nutrition and overall health grew clear. Like many, I had had a long history of subconscious dieting, cleansing and starvation that always had the same grand finale of bingeing and gaining back double the lost weight. And, like for many, veganism was my last resort.  I too, was well-aware of the dark secrets of t
The Cheese Chronicles: An experiment into the capabilities of cheese…

The Cheese Chronicles: An experiment into the capabilities of cheese…

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The time has come, it's the final episode of the cheese chronicles. Hold tight, grab your cheese toasties and watch this video, there's no doubt it will open up your eyes into an extraordinary world of cheese. via GIPHY We put the statement that "cheese will go with everything" to the test. Is it true? Unless you've done a similar test then you better watch this, as we delve into the cheesy underworld and find its friends and foes. This ones certainly not a stinker with a feature from the cheesemister himself, Mr Etienne Fermie. We know It's that time of year and we are here to help you embrace your cheesy cheer. We want to see you get creative with your cheese over Christmas. Why not put it on the turkey? Set fire to it on top of your Christmas pudding? Layer it over your Nan? T...
How restaurants trick you into spending more

How restaurants trick you into spending more

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It might not be your choice what you end up ordering at the restaurant Were you feeling like steak before having a look at the menu? Sometimes what you choose when you dine out is not so much down to  your choice but the restaurant’s, selling you what’s most profitable for them. Front of house contacted Sue Bradley, Eating Psychology Coach, to understand why these tricks work so well on our subconsciousness. Bradley says that often, when we relate to food, the limbic brain is knocking out the prefrontal cortex; so the rational, ‘adult’ part of the brain is not fully able to control the situation, effectively leaving a toddler in charge who can hardly stay in control. Moreover, Bradley continues, 30-40% of total digestive response to a meal is due to the CPDR (Cephalic phase digestive
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