The Wholesome Foods of Huckleberry Finn

I recently re-read Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.1  I had read it once as a kid and didn’t appreciate it then.  Reading it now, I found it extremely entertaining and culturally revealing, however, my original purpose in re-reading this piece of literature was to learn of some of the foods that … Continue reading

Homesteading is Possible for Most People

Since becoming interested in nutrition and the overwhelming effect of politics upon it, I’ve gradually come to the conclusion that the only way to obtain nutritious food is to either (1) buy it from a small farm or (2) grow it yourself. The first option is becoming more and more … Continue reading

Fiery Apple Chutney

Right now the British apple season is in full swing! From early August until May next year keeping the doctor away defines us as ‘British’! British apples have started making appearances in farmers’ markets and farmers’ shops. If you are lucky, you might have an apple tree within walking distance or … Continue reading

LOAF: Eating Ethically Without Going Vegan

I have a problem, and this is it: I love meat and dairy. I love rare steak, Cumberland sausages and bacon. I regularly crave a good roast chicken and furthermore, I love buttery potatoes and cheesy pasta bake. Recently, I’ve been eating a lot more fish, meat substitutes and vegetables … Continue reading

Win Tickets to BBC Good Food Show Winter

City Connect has teamed up with simply.food – the blog written by our Food Writer Nayna Kanabar – to offer readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to the BBC Good Food Show Winter taking place at the NEC Birmingham between 28 November and 2 December 2012. The Prize Draw closes … Continue reading