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Book Review: Good Together

When I ask a friend how they are, they’ll inevitably reply: ‘Busy.’ I’m guilty of it too – it’s a symptom of the modern world. But it only confirms the need for quality time spent with the people you love. The more you do it, the more you understand it’s what really matters – good times with friends and family are the most effective panacea for a busy week/month/year.

Ryan Chetiyawardana, a.k.a. Mr. Lyan

Now that’s a great introduction to a book, isn’t it? Meeting the people who matter most in my life over good food and drink is certainly one of my preferred ways to slow down. I believe that in life we need just a few dear friends, and having a good chat over a relaxing lunch is one of the most uplifting things ever.

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Food Revolution Day 2013

frd-Tagline-graphic-a5-horizontal-bg“I am so busy, I don’t have time to cook.” I have been the first to admit to that, especially after a long and stressful day. And guess what? It’s OK. (We all have been through it.) As long as we don’t order takeaways everyday!

Listen up. Cooking can be a joy, so let’s support Jamie Oliver and Food Revolution on May 17. Cook with your friends and family. Anything. Recreate your favourite recipe or bake something completely new to you. It doesn’t need to be complicated. Simple is good. The most important thing is to enjoy the food and the company. Be aware of what you eat and where your ingredients are coming from. Spread the word and your love of cooking. Don’t be too bossy though!

Cook it! Share it! Live it!