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Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction

from NYT Cooking

D.I.Y. Vegan Mayonnaise

NYT Cooking: The condiment company Sir Kensington's uses kombu, Japanese seaweed, to add oomph to its vegan mayonnaise, Fabanaise. The good news is that you can easily do this too, because many brands of canned chickpeas, such as Eden Foods, include kombu to aid with digestion.


Salad consisted of wet lettuce, cucumber, tomato and maybe spring onions. Definitely no dressing or mayo!! But on special days we could have a dollop of salad cream:)


3 large baking potatoes 1/4 cup of low fat buttermilk (2 fluid ounces) 1/4 cup of half fat salad cream 1/4 cup of half fat mayonnaise (Use a good brand. I use Hellman's) 1/4 cup of soya bacon bits (you would never know the difference between this and real bacon. If you can't get them use 8 slices of turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled) 4 ounces half fat mature cheddar cheese, grated (1 cup) 2 spring onions, trimmed and chopped 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper dash of celery salt…

from POPSUGAR Fitness UK


In this recipe, toasted bread rubbed with garlic gets topped with a creamy and subtly spicy mix of avocado ...

Unilever ‘Using Brexit To Exploit Customers’ .The company is in the middle of a dispute with Tesco after the supermarket chain halted the delivery of Unilever products when the firm raised prices by 10 per cent. Tesco stores now face a shortage of brands ranging from Hellmann’s mayonnaise to Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. October 14 2016 #Brexit

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