18 April 2011

Christmas spice and all things nice

Christmas-time is closely associated with feasting on special foods. But did you know that many of the seasonal treats we enjoy also have a healthy aspect?

Christmas-time is closely associated with feasting on special foods and (dare we say it?) gross overindulgence that ends only after bells have rung in the New Year.


Stuck in an orange or used to flavour the fat of a roast ham, cloves have an enduring scent that, sniffed at any other time of the year, instantly prompts yuletide memories.


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