A History of Tinned Foods

Posted on: August 27th, 2009 Posted by

So, you’re off this weekend in your lovely self-catering cottage. And what do you pack to eat? I bet the first thing that you reach for is the tinned foods. But have you stopped to think where this idea came from? Bet you haven’t. Let me enlighten you….

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The Five Quickest Meats To Cook

Posted on: August 20th, 2009 Posted by

When you’re on holiday, you don’t really want to spend hours and hours slaving away on some massive meat joint or work your way through cooking a Turducken. You want to have fun relax but also have a good meal. You need quick meats!! Here’s a list of five of the quickest meats too cook:

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The Development of NASA food

Posted on: August 13th, 2009 Posted by

The Soviet cosmonaut, German Titov, was the first human to eat food in space back in 1961. Ever since then the development of space food has continued to evolve. The first American to consume food in space was John Glenn during the third manned mission to the Moon in 1962. The ‘food’ he ate was apple sauce. These very early versions of space food took the form of purees which were squeezed from tubes similar to toothpaste tubes. Other foods were available in cube form. It was only following these historic missions that we learned that humans could actually eat and swallow in the weightlessness of space. Following on from this realisation there have been many years of research devoted to developing appropriate foods for astronauts.

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The worst hospitals in the world

Posted on: August 6th, 2009 Posted by

So, the nightmare comes true. You’re in your lovely, secluded cottage and one of you falls ill. You have to go to the local hospital. The UK? Now that might be ok, but what happens if you somewhere else?

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