The Horrors of Farmed Salmon

The bright salmon makes such a lovely meal, and I was always bursting with virtue when I ate it, so slimming, so much omega 3, no fat, so much protein from those beautiful fish swimming upstream. It took a movie, “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”, for me to think a bit more deeply about the…

The Trouble with Colours

Artificial may be bad, but surely natural colours are ok? Possibly not. Did you know that most artificial colours are derived from petroleum? Think again before you use any artificial colours in your children’s food. Rather than peering at tiny tiny lables with colour codes, I just avoid anything with a numbered colour in it,…