Food Challenge

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Food Challenge – 5 Days Without Eating

A while back, our cofounder Jack decided to see what life would be like without food for 5 days (IRONY: TOP SCORE). Partly as a personal challenge, but mainly to raise money for Cancer Research UK (in the end we raised near to £700). So – what is a 5-day water fast like,
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Food News – Ever Taken A ‘Supermarket Siesta’? Do you want to?

Despite its title… … the Supermarket Siesta has nothing to do with the hard working people of ASDA or Lidl finally enjoying the benefits of hammocks, long lunchtimes or suntans in the workplace. No, the Supermarket Siesta could be thought of as a kind of philosophy
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Food Challenge – Our Dom is making a beer with Wychwood Brewery!

Dom: Tasting Britain has been involved in some interesting concepts since its inception; many of which have normally ended with yours truly imbibing a healthy amount of alcohol (or unhealthy to be more accurate)…’professional glutton’ is a phrase I use often.
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Product Review / Food Challenge – ‘The Upbeat Challenge’

What’s going on here eh? Upbeat – a whey based protein drink who describe themselves as ‘a bit of extra willpower in a bottle’  challenged me to a week of high protein eating. I think the idea is getting people to be more active and to eat more protein. OK. So
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Food Challenge – Burns Night 2014 Retrospective [The Sassenach* Edition]

*Sassenach: “The Gaelic term for a Saxon. Survives in modern day Ireland and Scotland as a derogatory term for an English person…” Lets Talk About Scotland What comes to mind when you think of the food of Scotland? For me it’s Haggis, single malt Scotch
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News – Tasting Britain eats bugs and meets Grub

Jack: New contributor Tris weighs in on food pop up/start up Grub. Grub have a simple and excellent USP – almost everything on the menu contains insects. And you get/have to eat all of them (oh yes) That, pretty much sells itself so I’ll shut up now and let you read
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Food Challenge – St. Patrick’s Day 2014

Dia Duit*, everybody… What are you upto this St. Patrick’s Day?  I’m not sure what I am doing, but I can tell you what I did do a few days ago… (You could think of it as ‘preemptive celebrations’ or something) The
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