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British Food Ambassador of the year – Thank you Farmers Weekly

In yesterdays blog I said I had a bit of dancing to do. Well, it got better.

I was invited to the Farmers Weekly Magazine Awards at the Grosvenor Hotel on Park Lane in London. To my surprise I was humbled and presented with an award for my work. I now hold the title of British Food Ambassador of the Year. To find out more about my work, see

Sitting at the top table with James Martin, Lords, MP’s, and members of staff from the Royal household it was rather something. Lord Coe presented the awards. Farmers Weekly, thank you.

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I bet you look good on the dance floor

We all love a good wedding and there’s nothing lovelier or perhaps funnier, depending on the wedding, than the wedding dance. Watching a couple in love glide around the dance floor to a beautiful, romantic song can bring a tear to the eye.

But at many weddings, the tears are tears of laughter as uncoordinated newly-weds stumble across the floor to a highly inappropriate number. And now a new survey, commissioned by TOTAL Greek Yoghurt shows just how bad it can get

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Pink Salads raise money for breast cancer charities

Lasting Leaf Salads have pledged to raise GBP 10,000 for breast cancer charities from the sales of two of their most popular salad combinations, as part of this year’s Tickled Pink Campaign. Special pink salad bags have been created for breast cancer awareness month – Baby Pink Sweet & Crunchy(iceberg, romaine, cabbage and carrot) and Fuchsia Pink Crispy Crunchy(iceberg, frisée and radicchio).

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The most expensive cheese

The world’s most expensive cheese was unveiled at Frome Cheese and Agricultural Show in Somerset last month.

The price for the indulgent cheese board tops £840 and includes a Cheddar with gold leaf and white French truffles, a goat’s cheese which is matured inside brown chestnut leaves and a smoked variety made from DONKEY milk.

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National Curry Week

The 15th National Curry Week 8-14th October 2012 will not only celebrate the fantastic curry houses all over Britain but also acknowledge the influence curry has had on other ethnic cuisines such as Thai, Chinese, Caribbean, Japanese, South African and more.

National Curry Week is now in its 15th year and exists to promote the cuisine, recognise the contribution of the ethnic communities to British cities and raise much needed funds for the malnourished and impoverished of the world through The Curry Tree Charitable Fund.

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