All posts tagged: CannedFoodUK

Canned Food Challenge

I love a challenge, of any sort, so when CannedFoodUK approached and challenged us to cook using canned goods, rather than fresh, I, of course, had to say yes! We do use canned food in this home already, don’t get me wrong but it is only for a few recipes. Our famous spaghetti bolognese is most of the time made with canned tomatoes and we have also been known to resort to a can of rice pudding, when in need for a sweet treat but other than that, we are limited in our consumption of canned goods. I do think that this streams mainly from the recent food scares and theories that fresh is best and we are certainly victims of the latest health trends here. But are those trends always accurate and is canned food to be demonised? I embarked on a virtual search to find out what the real truth(!!) might be and I did discover some stunning facts: Canned fruits, vegetables and beans are considered minimally processed. After being picked at peak …