A reader in Ireland writes to say that he heard a doctor on the BBC attempting to justify the proposed fat tax. The best line, apparently:
The tax would “give the poor freedom to choose healthy food”
Somewhere George Orwell is laughing.
Meanwhile, I have been deluged with requests (well, one person asked) for guidance as to how to make a pork pie. Naturally, I have no idea, but good advice is available here. On a completely unrelated – and considerably more unpleasant- topic, a well-known blogger (if the e-mail address is not a fake) sent pictures of food that had been cooked in Dr Pepper – the results looked a little like some of the dinner treats portrayed in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and as this is a family-oriented web site they cannot be reproduced here, but this, on the other hand, can.
Scotch Eggs – wholesome food for wholesome people.