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Foodie Friday – when is a week not just a week?

Two weeks ago, it was Allergy Awareness Week. The second week in November is Australian Food Safety Week. Last week was Law Week in Queensland. There are weeks for just about everything now, so do the messages get lost because of the sheer amount of them? I’d have to be honest and say that like…
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Foodie Friday – Food waste, it really depends upon where you are

Came across a really interesting article. It has a series of photos that show all the food that a family has bought for use in just one week. It shows the amazing difference between cultures and incomes. The difference between the USA and Chad is like night and day. It also clearly shows the difference…
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So when does food become an icon?

We all have favourite foods, that should be just so. My aunt makes the most incredible pavalovas and I cannot help but judge every one by that standard – it is crisp on the outside and chewy inside – very few come close. I can not eat homemade biscuits without comparing them in my head…
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So just how many people get food poisoning each year?

The current publicised estimate for the number of cases of food poisoning in Australia is 5.4 million each year. This statistically works out to a greater than 1 in 5 chance of each person reading this getting gastroenteritis from a food borne source this year. So how do they work this figure out when the…
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Some Foodie Facts

This week there has been a lot happening for many of us, so thought it might be a good idea to just have some pure escapism and look at some of the fun facts in my new eBook and game Five Hundred Foodie Facts. Israel consumes more turkey than any other country The largest Bluefin…
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