Colin McQuistan
I write about food mostly, though if something piques my interest sufficiently I may write about that too.

Entries by Colin McQuistan

What Personal Trainers Really Think

(1) Comments | Posted 25 March 2014 | (14:21)

I used to work in a gym for around 6 years and if you go to a gym you've probably wondered what's going on in our heads.

Well let me share a few of those thoughts:

If you wear lots of makeup
We think you're an idiot....

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Why Babymetal Are Going to Take Over the World

(0) Comments | Posted 16 March 2014 | (11:38)

I am one minute and twenty seven seconds into the track Death by Babymetal and my brain is having trouble making sense of, well, everything on my laptop screen. I think I see three small Japanese teenage girls dancing and singing along to one of the most brutally...

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Why Diets and Rice Cakes Don't Mix

(0) Comments | Posted 10 March 2014 | (15:08)


During my last contract I spent enough time hanging around the staff kitchen to know that these rice cakes things were an integral part of any girl about town's dieting regime. Ever since I have wondered "what is it about them that makes...

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Turning a £4.99 KFC Meal Deal Into Something Edible

(4) Comments | Posted 4 February 2014 | (10:03)


My friend came back from a shopping trip with this bag of goodies and was all like "I bet you can't make anything out of THIS."

Challenge accepted!

So what's inside the er, 'packet'?

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The Ice Cream and Chocolate Diet!

(0) Comments | Posted 5 January 2014 | (11:09)

OK ladies, if you're like me you've probably eaten ten times your body weight in incredible xmas fare and now need to go on a diet, and like me you hate diets cos they generally suck. But I have devised a special myfoodeeblog...
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Tropical Flakes Fish Food

(0) Comments | Posted 6 December 2013 | (16:52)


One day I was watching that film Finding Nemo (above) and it got me thinking "I bet fish food is amazing"!

As luck would have it, my home-style chef that I'm staying with in the USA keeps fish and had a packet of...

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A Review of Airline Food

(0) Comments | Posted 29 November 2013 | (19:28)


So I'm taking the blog stateside for LOLs and on the way out flew with British Airways. During the flight I recieved some delicious and amazing food which I simply had to blog about!

As an amuse bouche before my 'main...

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Californian Ultra Foraging Adventure

(0) Comments | Posted 10 November 2013 | (22:59)


In California they love their diets and one of the most popular is the ultra foraging diet where you can only eat what you find. So this got me thinking "I wonder if I can forage around my home-style chef friend's garden and...

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(7) Comments | Posted 28 October 2013 | (15:01)


Once again I was running out of ideas for my next 'food experimentalist's adventure' and had to beg my Facebook page to hand me free ideas; the excellent Kirsty Long suggested I cook with "Smash (or any other brand of instant...

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Cooking With Katie Hopkins

(0) Comments | Posted 24 October 2013 | (17:26)


It's almost Halloween time again and that got me randomly thinking about national treasure Katie Hopkins. She is a media sensation who is most noteworthy for her very forthright views on just about everything...

"Would I employ you if you were obese? No...

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Mr Blobby's Great British Bake Off

(0) Comments | Posted 13 October 2013 | (12:22)


I was watching The Great British Bake Off on BBC2 the other night and really liked its cheery tone. And this got me thinking "I bet Mr Blobby would LOVE cooking on The Great British Bake Off!"

I mean, haha, so funny,...

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Cooking With Paul Dacre

(0) Comments | Posted 6 October 2013 | (11:58)


As many visitors to this site know, I am a big fan of the Daily Mail as they published my thing about cat food and grass. So I think I need to write something for the paper's no nonsense, straight...

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Grants Minced Beef and Onion

(0) Comments | Posted 1 October 2013 | (19:06)

I was in my local grocery shop and was hungry and saw this can and thought "how incredibly intriguing!"

But what to do with it? After some thought I reckoned it might work as a basic bolognese; few cherry tomatoes, lemon, wee...

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Parson's Pickled Mussels

(0) Comments | Posted 26 September 2013 | (12:12)

It is once in a lifetime that one is presented with an opportunity to try an ingredient so unusual, so unique that to pass it by would be incredibly foolish. I simply had to purchase these delights before they sold out.

So what's inside...

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