Welcome to my Food Adventure
To rediscover real food, regain the habit
of cooking from scratch with locally sourced
ingredients, and free myself from the
banality of the supermarket.

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Chris Malme

Chris is the founder of Food Adventure, which he created to encourage him to get into the kitchen more often. He is a fan of farm shops and other direct-to-customer suppliers. A BBQ enthusiast, he currently has 3 grills in his BBQ area, not to mention the baby Weber kettle in storage.

Web Site: http://www.foodadventure.org.uk/


Speaking of gloves

November 14, 2013
Speaking of gloves

Here are the best pair of heatproof gloves I have found, for kitchen or BBQ use - the Gloven.

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A brush with danger

November 14, 2013
A brush with danger

It is important to keep your grill surface clean. I used to use a wire brush, like most people, but it seemed to me that they soon got very tired and flat looking. For the last year or two, I have instead used a ball of ordinary alumunium foil. It gets the grill grate...
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Cold Smoked Olive Oil

October 29, 2013

In May, I tried smoking some olive oil, using oak. I poured a 500ml bottle into a very shallow bowl, and placed it on the bottom rack of my cold smoker, while I also smoked some cheese and butter. It was probably smoking for 6-8 hours.

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New cooker has arrived

October 21, 2013
New cooker has arrived

My new cooker has arrived, and is fitted; having been without a kitchen stove for a month or so, it was well worth the wait.

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AllTheCooks App

October 20, 2013

I've been playing with the Android allthecooks recipe app over the weekend, and it looks quite fun. Thousands of recipes, and an easy way of turning recipes you select into shopping lists.

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Vegetable Box Schemes – good value?

October 16, 2013
Vegetable Box Schemes – good value?

I was recently exposed to a minor rant from a friend for mentioning veg box schemes in her presence, as I knew how much of a budget she was on, and that veg box schemes are for "rich w*nkers".

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My Mystery Tomato Crop

October 9, 2013
My Mystery Tomato Crop

In August, I posted about how some tomato plants had grown amongst my sugar snap peas; due, I think, to seeds making their way into the veg trough via my wormery.

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New cooker on its way

September 24, 2013
New cooker on its way

I've got a date for the delivery of my new cooker at last - October 21. Although I have managed with just the microwave and the BBQ, I will be pleased to have a stove in the kitchen again, and perhaps I will start doing some proper cooking again, and provide some content for...
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Zoku Pop Maker

September 13, 2013
Zoku Pop Maker

I love ice lollies, particularly as a quick dessert, so I normally have a selection in the freezer. However, having them there makes it easy to binge on them.

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Simple fruit smoothie

August 29, 2013
Simple fruit smoothie

For the last few months, my garden has provided enough veg for me, so I stopped my regular fruit and veg delivery from Riverford Organic Farms and replaced it with a fortnightly fruit box. Then, because I liked what it was doing to my diet, I stepped that up to a weekly fruit box.Read More »