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Cooking with Primroses II

March 15th, 2013

by Susan Clark

There's nothing more satisfying than watching a curd slowly start to thicken says Susan Clark...except, perhaps, knowing that your key ingredient was growing in the hedgerow just a few hours earlier. more...
Five of the best... ways to green up your kitchen

Five of the best... ways to green up your kitchen

Laurie Tuffrey

6th February, 2012

Home experts Andrew Leech and Chris Askew explain how to make your kitchen a greener place to be more...
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Could we be entering the era of greener air travel?

Henry Gass

12th July, 2011

Last week Thomson announced the launch of a weekly flight to Palma, fuelled by old cooking oil. Henry Gass asks whether more sustainable air travel could finally be in sight more...

Five of the best... environmentally friendly cookbooks

Valentina Jovanovski

13th June, 2011

Greener eating doesn’t have to mean compromising on taste or quality, as these five books, reviewed by Valentina Jovanovski, prove more...
Herbs

How to…grow your own herbs

Hazel Sillver

17th May, 2011

Whether you’re after a garden that’s both pretty and practical, or a ready supply of flavoursome home-grown herbs; Hazel Sillver has the goods on making your dream herb garden a reality more...
teflon

Out of the frying pan: cooking without toxic Teflon

William McLennan

13th April, 2011

Non-stick pan coatings made from PTFE, otherwise known as Teflon, release carcinogens, pollutants and even a World War One nerve gas when heated. So what’s the alternative? more...
Flax field

Our top three alternatives to olive oil

Laura Sevier

23rd April, 2010

Hemp, flax and rapeseed - not a sexy sounding trio compared to olive oil's Mediterranean aura - but storecupboard essentials if you want homegrown oil more...
Darina Allen

Video: how to gut, scale and fillet a fish with Darina Allen

Darina Allen

19th November, 2009

One of Ireland's best-known chefs, Darina Allen takes the fear out of buying fresh, whole fish with her simple preparation guide more...
Spices

10 (organic) spices to cook with this winter

Laura Sevier

6th November, 2009

Why cooking with spices can be great for the tastebuds and good for your health, plus ten spices to cook with this winter more...
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Salt of the earth

James Frankham

15th December, 2005

Half way between Cusco and the lost city of Machu Picchu lies the ancient artery of Inca trade and production - the salt terraces. For over 1,000 years little has changed for the salt farmers of Maras. Now, thanks to a clumsy, unnecessary and potentially dangerous attempt at mass medication, this traditional livelihood is at risk. By James Frankham. more...

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