General Food Articles

Food ShoppingThose of us who grow our own are interested in what we eat – we know what’s involved in actually producing our own food. These articles are relevant to what we eat rather than ‘how to’ guides.

Few of us have the time or ability to be self-sufficient in food. What they do to what we buy is relevant and important to our lives.

Chorleywood Industrial Bread Making Process

Chorleywood Industrial Bread Making Process

For hundreds of years, if not thousands, bread has been made in the same way. Flour, water, salt and water combined with yeast as a raising agent. In 1961 a new method was developed, known as the Chorleywood Process which reduced the time to make bread...
Holistic Healthy Mediterranean Diet Starts in the Garden

Holistic Healthy Mediterranean Diet Starts in the Garden

By Dick Handscombe, author and gardener in Spain who enjoys a self-sufficient lifestyle and promotes slow food. When in 1993 I was recommended to stop work and retire early to Spain to enjoy a Mediterranean diet. It was difficult to determine what...
Pesticide Residues in Food Crops

Pesticide Residues in Food Crops

History of Chemical Use in Food Production Since man became settled and grew crops, pests and disease have been a problem. There was little he could do to combat these for insects have numbers on their side and spores can not be seen. Jump...

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