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Blythman is brilliant in Belfast

Jim Kitchen: It was towards the end of the evening when we’d invited questions from the audience and someone asked about GM food – the response flowed with authority, evidence and complete conviction. Joanna Blythman was in Belfast, appearing at a Soil Association event as part of the inaugural Restaurant Week, an initiative of Belfast City Council. A sold-out audience of forty lucky people had enjoyed the splendid hospitality and exquisite local organic food provided by Niall McKenna at his celebrated restaurant and heard Joanna talk about her latest book, What to Eat.

16 October 2012 | 0 Comments | Recommended by 6

A website to watch

Lynda Brown: I'm not the biggest fan of websites - I skim them when I need to, get infuriated when I can't click on instantly to the only bit I want, can't bear banal chit chat, and actually much prefer thoughtful, joined up writing that gives me interesting information written in an engaging but focused way. My pet hate are food websites with no real content, written in simpering prose, padded out with snippets gleaned from press releases or gushing recommendations from some press trip or other, not to mention all those "delicious", "simple " fake recipes full of ingredients you haven't got and you're never going to make. Moi, cynical? You bet.

20 July 2011 | 0 Comments | Recommended by 0

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