Of all the animals of prey, man is the only sociable one.
Every one of us preys upon his neighbour, and yet we herd together.
The Beggar's Opera: John Gay

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

I damn' well hope it can!

From - where else? - the Daily Mail:

Boom time for beetroot, the new superfood: Sales up 20% in four years after claims root vegetable can help treat bloody pressure and boost athletic performance

3 comments:

  1. I've been meaning to get back into beetroot but one meal of it and the rest goes to waste. Not an easy veg to fall in love with.

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  2. We eat lots of beetroot but I sprinkle salt on it in spite of all the bloody pressure to cut down.

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  3. I'm very partial to a nicely-cooked beetroot but the Spouse has recently become a fan of raw beetroot juice, which is quite another matter.

    "An interesting bouquet; very earthy! I'm getting...cellar floor and..hmmm...compost and overtones of damp canvas with, perhaps, just the merest hint of earwig."

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