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Sunday 13 March 2011
There's still very little fresh fruit in season right now – blood oranges are few and far between and quinces have left us now, so we wait for loquats and the first apricots to arrive. What is not to be underestimated, however, is the use of dried fruits in the kitchen. Almost all fruit can be dried, although their flavour does change dramatically: the sugar content becomes intense and it changes their flavour – though that does not prohibit the goodness of their taste. Buy in small quantities and keep in airtight jars. Look for fruit that is dried as naturally as possible with little added sugar. 1
Saturday 12 March 2011
Saturday 12 March 2011
Tuesday 08 March 2011
Alan Sugar has been named as chairman of YouView, the internet television venture, replacing the former Ofcom director Kip Meek after just eight months.
Sunday 20 February 2011
Saturday 12 February 2011
Bolivian president Evo Morales has abruptly left the southern highlands city of Oruro after protesters angered by rising prices booed him and set off dynamite.
Monday 07 February 2011
Thursday 03 February 2011
In 2006 the small sugar town of Innisfail, near the north Queensland coast, was virtually destroyed by Cyclone Larry, a category-four storm. Today, Innisfail was set to wake up to even worse scenes after being battered by a storm said to be twice the size and far stronger than Larry.
Sunday 23 January 2011
Friday 21 January 2011
Primark ratcheted up the pressure on rival retailers yesterday with a pledge to keep its prices down, even as other fashion chains warned of price increases to offset soaring costs.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
An ad for Coca-Cola's Vitamin Water has been banned for claiming that the drink is "nutritious" while containing up to five teaspoons of sugar, a watchdog said.
Sunday 09 January 2011
Sunday 26 December 2010
Thursday 23 December 2010
Thursday 09 December 2010
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign
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- 4 Benedict Cumberbatch's Alan Turing gay-rights campaign snubbed by Prince William and Kate Middleton
- 5 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'