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‘Bag Ends’ Bread for World Earth Day 2017

It's a good week to do some tree hugging: just in case you missed it, Saturday was Earth Day 2017. This annual celebration of loving our planet comes at an important time with the world feeling a bit politically wobbly and a certain leader, whose name starts with T...

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Food thoughts at 40: a few Food At Heart musings

It's been an exciting last week for me: I've celebrated a couple of birthdays and while I’m writing this I’m lucky enough to be travelling around Vietnam. One of my main reasons for travelling, which is probably not surprising, is to taste the food and flavours of...

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Toasty Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini Dressing

Making cauliflower cool again For a long time, cauliflower was the mushy, uncool cousin to some of the 'more exciting' crucifers, like purple sprouting broccoli. I think that this is in part down to overcooking of this crunchy veg, which can lead to a slightly...

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Get Your Hygge On: Yumble Spicy Rhubarb Crumble

Crumble is one of my ultimate comfort foods. And by comfort foods, I mean something that makes me feel warm and fuzzy. In the depths of February, this is just the type of food that gives me a big smile and a happy stomach. For me, it's also the perfect hygge food. If...

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Warming Coconutty Vegan Chickpea Curry

Well, it has definitely been a surprisingly chilly week in the UK. The temperature dropped to -6°C where I live and the mornings have been delightfully white and frosty. It's the kind of weather that makes me want to curl up with a warm cup of dark hot chocolate or a...

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Hello 2017: feelgood flavours and mindful moments

Is it still okay to be saying Happy New Year in the second week of January? Well, I think so, so here it is: Happy New Year Food At Heart-ers. It's a natural time to look back over 2016 and think about some of the things you'd like to do in the year ahead. Between...

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Festive Feelgood Moments: pause, smell, smile

There's no denying that the Christmas period can get a bit hectic. In between present buying, Christmas drinks, preparing your house for visitors or fighting off winter colds, things can feel overwhelming. But it's also a wonderful time of the year, particularly when...

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