Exposing lies, pretensions and stupidity in the world of food.

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Saturday, September 03, 2016


  1. WTF is wrong with potatoes?
    WTF is wrong with potatoes?
    Sep 23, 2016
    For anyone who missed the news, I am trying to write a book at the moment. What? Us writing a book? How did that happen? To be honest I am not really sure, but it involved a few fairly surreal meetings in London where I had to pretend I wasn’t completely out of my depth. At one point I was told I was zeitgeisty and had to go home and look it up. Once you had worked out how to spell it. Yes, that is true. In fact, I had to Google it because I couldn’t even get close enough for spell check
  2. A Sometimes Forgotten Evil
    A Sometimes Forgotten Evil
    Aug 17, 2016
    Today, I would like to talk about a food related health issue. A recent report by PWC estimated that it costs the UK economy around £15 billion pounds per annum. The NHS spends £500 million pounds per year treating it, and much more trying to deal with the chronic health conditions that arise in sufferers. It has a horrendously high rate of mortality with many of its victims dying at tragically young ages. To make matters worse, it appears to be on an unstoppable rise, with hospital
  3. The Shocking Truth Behind Clara Gluten-Free Water
    The Shocking Truth Behind Clara Gluten-Free Water
    Aug 03, 2016
    I recently found myself on a long haul train journey down to London. Everything was good with the world as I nicely settled myself into the joyous peace of the Quiet Coach... Mmmm. Quiet Coach.  A chance to be miserably unsociable without facing the usual criticism. ...idly checking Facebook and Twitter. Regular Angry Chef contributor ShazzBakes had sent through a link to a website, adding her own tagline that ‘Civilisation is Over’. It did appear that she might be correct as the link
  4. The Convenience Truth - Part 5
    The Convenience Truth - Part 5
    Jul 22, 2016
    Hold on, just checking the list. Yep, I think you managed to offend everyone. Why thank you. That was definitely part of the plan for The Convenience Truth Parts 1-4. Like there’s a plan. It was supposed to be a trilogy. Unfortunately, when you challenge an easily believed rhetoric like ‘convenience foods are bad and are making us all sick’, you tend to cause a bit of upset. You are likely to be challenging people’s fundamental beliefs, attacking something that sits at the core of their