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The need to eat regularly
Thursday, September 02, 2010      7 comments

Yesterday I thought I would do a day of just fruit and veg detox to atone for the previous evening's meal out at friends' place. I had grapes for breakfast, then I was busy and honestly I did not feel hungry so I thought I would be clever and s... Read more
Recipe: Japanese boiled fish
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      5 comments

This is the way my late Japanese grandmother used to cook mackerel. Any other good-sized fish can be used. Scale and gut fish, wash, cut off head, tail and fins, lay it with the spine side down on a cutting board and with a cleaver, large c... Read more
A day at a time
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      3 comments

I've stated that I am following the Fat Smash diet. In fact I don't have the book yet (I've ordered from Amazon but it hasn't arrived yet) so I'm using a bare-bones outline I found on the web. However, I'm doing it my own way, adding one new f... Read more
Useful website for saving money on food
Sunday, August 29, 2010      8 comments

I've just posted this link on the Living Life on a Shoestring group, and thought it might be useful for my Friends here as well. http://www.lovefoodhatewaste
.com/ It has lots of tips and a two-week menu planner with suggestions for cook... Read more
Chilled Japanese Noodles
Sunday, August 29, 2010      3 comments

These make a light meal in summer. Make the dipping sauce the day before if possible. 1 cup dashi (fish bouillon from instant granules--can substitute chicken stock cubes) a good pinch of dried bonito shavings if you can get them 1/2 cup... Read more
Meatless days
Saturday, August 28, 2010      4 comments

(I'm copying this comment I made on somebody else's blogpost.) Interesting blogpost, and I agree wholeheartedly that it is not necessary to eat meat at every meal. However, I think the term 'vegetarian' should remain reserved for people who d... Read more
Recipe: Greek style stewed vegetables
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      4 comments

One of the delights of Greek cuisine, if properly cooked, is the 'ladhera' or 'oily' dishes. These are vegetables such as peas, okra, French beans, often with chopped tomatoes, simmered in olive oil until very tender. Forget al dente in Greek ... Read more
Drink water before meals to eat less
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      2 comments

I've just read this article:
ed-the-pounds.htm reporting research which shows that drinking 560ml (one pint) of water before each meal increases weight loss. Very simple rea... Read more
SlimmerCook Blog
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      2 comments

I have my own blog website at which you are very welcome to visit for recipes and tips. I haven't posted there for quite a while, so I don't know yet whether I'll keep up posting here instead/as well. ... Read more

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