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Keeping our heroes healthy

SOLDIERS are generally fit, but their eating habits may not necessarily be the most. Packed with favourites such as bangers and new potatoes, devilled salmon steak and pasta carbonara, the book is a collection of easy, quick and healthy dishes that can be made with limited equipment, but don’t skimp on flavour: Michelin-starred chef Adam Gray, who provided the recipes and presented them last week to an audience of junior (and presumably hungry) soldiers at the Mons Barracks in Aldershot, Hampshire, said he would happily serve them to his customers. The soldiers, who picked a dish and made it on the spot, certainly seemed impressed, with some praising their food as ‘delicious’.

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