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    Horsing around

    January 16, 2013

    I’m mot sure about all this fuss surrounding hamburgers containing horsemeat. OK, so the Tesco Everyday Value burger containing 29 per cent horse is a little hard to swallow, in every sense. But the other burgers tested only contained traces of horse DNA. I know, I know. If you buy beef, you should actually get beef. Not horse. And particularly not pig, as that provokes all kinds of religious complications. And we should definitely have no ambiguity in where, or…

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    Winning ways

    So, it’s virtually the last gasp of the summer holidays, and to celebrate, I decided to plunder the depths of the lovely Tesco back-to-school box which arrived a while back. As well as some…

    August 31, 2012
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    Bits and bobbles

    A few little bits and bobs which have happened over the summer, none of which is big enough for a post of its own, but all of which made me chuckle: 1. A friend,…

    August 21, 2012
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    Cambodian Cook-Off

    I’m enjoying the Tesco Real Food Cook-Off show on Channel 5, shown on Tuesdays at 7.30pm – not least because lovely Tesco have asked me to try out some of the recipes at home.…

    October 7, 2011
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    It’s review time

    Thanks to lovely Ben Shaws, who have lavished us with fizzy drinks this month. When they asked me to try them out, I remembered having seen the name in my youth. Turns out that…

    August 20, 2011
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    Back to school

    Sponsored post We came back from our many staycations (of which more in future episodes) to a satisfyingly huge parcel. It turned out to be from those delightful people at Tesco! As you see…

    September 1, 2010