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Foodies: why everyone loves to hate them


Foodies: why everyone loves to hate them (iStockphoto)

When a friend introduced me to his other dinner party guests as a foodie i bristled. I love food. I wolf it down as if i’m still competing with three siblings for seconds as i did in childhood, I relish a good pan rattling, I have a small copse in my kitchen in the form of glossy cookbooks, and I grow my own veggies in organic beds that i compost diligently with leftover scraps from wholesome meals that i cook most nights from – that’s right – scratch. But a foodie, me? I don’t think so. Continue reading


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