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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

Green Smoothie for your breakfast

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I think green smoothie is a great idea for every fan of detox and healthy lifestyle. It boosts your energy for the rest of the day, makes your skin clear and soft and also in one glass you can pack all vitamins and minerals! Ingredients: 2 collard green leaves (can be spinach), Rockets (can be parsley or mint), Piece of peeled ginger, 1 big Apple without peeling, 1 lime Water (sparkling or still) Method: Rinse all the fruits and veggies Chop the ingredients into small pieces Peel off a piece of ginger                     Add everything in blender Blend it and enjoy it!!! Words: Dorota Ciolek
The power of bread: brunch at the Roasthouse in Poplar Union

The power of bread: brunch at the Roasthouse in Poplar Union

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The beautiful reality of ‘Just Bread’: baking workshops and a small cafe bakery chain with a conscience enabling refugee women in London to support themselves.   The sunlight gleams through the thick glass of the large windows, when I step in the Roasthouse in Poplar Union. It is just a few minutes away from the City, in London, but it seems far from the chaotic agglomeration of lights, voices and steps characteristic of Canary Wharf. The chitchat of the people sat at the tables blends with the humble noise of the coffee machine. The kitchen is open, so that everyone can see the food getting prepared. Two women move resolutely around the kitchen tools, mixing puffy dough in metallic pans. Nawal (not her real name), overlooks, with a friendly smile and a firm voice. She p
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