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Firefighters eat sausages made of piglets they saved from blaze

Farmer sends gift of sausages to thank Wiltshire firefighters who rescued piglets and two sows from fire in barn A farmer whose piglets were saved from a barn fire has served the animals up as sausages to thank the firefighters who rescued them. The baby pigs and two sows were freed by firefighters from Pewsey in Wiltshire when a barn went up in flames in February. The farmer, Rachel Rivers, promised she would present the firefighters with organic sausages when the animals were slaughtered for their meat. Six months later…

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Blind date:’ We had a long dialogue about cows’

Will lawyer Jen, 26, hit it off with chartered surveyor Jeremy, 29? Jen on Jeremy What were you hoping for ? Someone who was a laugh. First impressions ? That he bore a faint similarity to Elijah Wood. What did you talk about ? My proximity to the Arsenal stadium, his course on how to cook Christmas dinner on a BBQ, and our respective niece and nephew. It was great to present someone pictures of my nephew, as my friends are running out of interest. Any awkward moments ? I…

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It’s poke, human: the ultimate hipster-food glossary

Know your khachapuri from your Kalettes with our handy guide to the coolest, most obscure and sometimes ludicrous food trends Modern food moves at a bewildering pace. Where once, influences from star cooks would circulate slowly and new products could take years to establish themselves, today rare ingredients and new dishes can proliferate online, globally, almost instantaneously. On Instagram, a alliance of food nerds not just cooks, but( amateur) bakers, baristas, brewers and artisan producers are producing a creative frenzy of new ideas and potential break-out trends. It is depleting.…

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How to celebrate the Fourth of July if you can’t deal with America right now

Alternative things to do if youre not a fan of hotdogs, fireworks or immigration policy Every Fourth of July, Americans gather in yards and on rooftops, congregating around grills full of meat and coolers full of beer, wearing tank tops and sunglasses while potentially burning themselves with fireworks. They do these things to celebrate America. Yet according to data from the Pew Research Center, only a third of millennials consider America the greatest country in the world– a significant dropoff from gen-Xers( 48%) and baby boomers( 50% ). This year…

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US website calls mince on toast a ‘British classic’- then New Zealand claims it

Observer critic Jay Rayner leads disowning of monstrosity, leaving New Zealanders to take credit for ultimate comfort food New Zealand has claimed the abomination and monstrosity that is mince on toast, after an American food website triggered hubbub in the UK when it claimed the dish was a classic of British cuisine. Eater.com posted a video featuring the dish on Twitter on Monday, saying: Mince meat on toast is a quintessential British comfort classic. There was an immediate backlash on social media, with most Britons claiming they had never heard…

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It’s poke, human: the ultimate hipster-food glossary

Know your khachapuri from your Kalettes with our handy guide to the coolest, most obscure and sometimes ludicrous food trends Modern food moves at a bewildering pace. Where once, influences from star cooks would disseminate slowly and new products could take years to establish themselves, today rare ingredients and new dishes can proliferate online, globally, nearly instantly. On Instagram, a coalition of food nerds not just chefs, but( amateur) bakers, baristas, brewers and artisan producers are producing a creative craze of new ideas and potential break-out trends. It is exhausting.…

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