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Jazz Up the Jar

I wouldn’t say that processed food, ready meals and even takeaways aren’t relevant to modern life, it’s just that over the past 40 years there are three generations of people who have come out of school and gone through their home life without ever being shown how to cook properly.

Jamie Oliver

Load the compost heap with peelings, not the recycle bin with plastic. Dieticians and health fanatics take an aggressive, no-give approach to processed foods, and pretty much anything out of a packet. But for the humble eater seeking sustenance, many factors affect what they put in their mouths: time, availability, knowledge and price to name just a few.

This August bank holiday 28° plus temperatures saw many pink, part roasted beings grab the phone for a takeaway, or shuffle to the supermarket aisle stocked with jars of processed sauces, prepared to sacrifice the beauty of a steaming plate of home cooked food in favour quick and ease.

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