John Allen

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Organico Orecchiette Organic 500 g (Pack of 4) by Organico
5.0 out of 5 stars Just Perfect, 21 Dec 2011
Move over Jamie Oliver, this is the real thing - I tried the Orecchiette, which is quite common in Italy, with a simple classic basil sauce and then with courgettes, thinly sliced, char-grilled in a grill pan, olive oil and lashings of parmesan. The pasta really holds well, it reminded me of romantic dinners on the Italian Riviera, the best pasta I've tried. Lots of other shapes in the range to try next.
Fish 4 Ever Yellowfin Tuna Fish in Organic Olive O&hellip by Fish 4 Ever
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stunningly Good, 5 Dec 2011
This is a quality tuna like you get on the continent, not really for mayo sandwishes, great in salads or in pasta sauces (add at the end as canning means it's already cooked) or straight from the can as a tapas. My best recipe is an italian bean salad, great as a starter for 4 and so easy to make! Drain one can of cannellini beans, place in a bowl, coarsely chop a generous amount of parsley, add a whole can of Fish4Ever yellowfin with all the olive oil, breaking the fillet up - it's very firm, the sign of a good canned tuna. Now squeeze in the juice of 1/2 lemon and some milled black pepper. Taste and add salt if you need it. This tuna is good in more ways than one, and that's where… Read more
Eat Your Heart Out: Why the food business is bad f&hellip by Felicity Lawrence
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This is a must read introduction and sufficiently detailed overview to the dark heart of global Food Inc written with passion, flair and above all a great deal of painstakingly thought out research. Each chapter deals with a different food commodity and leads us page by page in a journey of discovery of what lies behind the modern and highly globalised food business. This is not a book written in a difficult or complex language and the personal stories that link into the big picture make it both accesible and enjoyable. I particularly like Felicity's ability to link up so many complex issues or angles together. At a time when so much misinformation is offered up by big agri-business and… Read more

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