About Foodgetsreal


This website is about real food and it's for you.  However, it's only courteous for you to know a little about myself.

Who laid which egg?

I have no formal qualifications - not in science, nutrition, health or anything else similar.  So everything on this website is based purely on my opinions, passions,  thoughts,  and personal experiences and odds'n'sods I've learned over the years, plus things I've heard about or would like to see happen.

I have an ever growing passion for real food.  I'm passionate for other things too but those are other stories.

Passionate, but not obsessed.  I do eat ice cream and chocolate too, because I'm human.  I don't necessarily always practise what I preach, but I certainly would like to be able to.  It would be perfect to have the discipline to eat nothing but the real thing all the time, but there is also a need to keep sane in this modern plastic world, so like most humans, I do succumb to foody indulgences of evil sugary stuff at least once a day.

Also, not so naïve to think that everything that is natural is good, or that everything that is artificial is bad.  For example, how many people have been made very ill, or even died from eating the wrong plants?  And how many have been saved by ingesting antibiotics.  You have to keep an open mind and keep a balance, and prioritise.

Yes, sometimes you have to prioritise.  After all, when your gorgeous grandson presents you proudly with something like this........

Heartmeltingly delicious gift from a child. How could you possibly refuse?

............. how can you possibly say "Sorry, I'm not eating that crap"?  Instead you eat it, enjoy it and tell him the truth, that it is almost as magnificent as he is.

And yes that is me, Shirley, in the photo, those are my ducks and these are some of the rather pathetic but totally delicious vegetables I try to grow.

Now let's talk about you

Are you at all passionate for food too?  In some way?  It would be great to hear your thoughts, see your photographs, try out your recipes.  If you are, let's hear your enthusiasm, listen to your opinions and broadcast your voice for  you.

Let's share our passions and our concerns with the world

Maybe we could even start a revolution by voting with our feet in our modern supermarkets selling their modern substitutes for real food. 

If you would like to comment or even write your own page for this website please feel free to use the forms which can be found at the bottom of every page of this site.

And thankyou for coming but don't just sit there reading -please join in.



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