Recipes

An end of summer bite: Crunchy Tofu Salad

Until quite recently, tofu was one of those words that made my husband slightly recoil in horror. I think it has something to do with the fact that some tofu (and I stress some!) is pretty bland and the texture can a bit mushy - or even rubbery. Don't get me wrong;...

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Build A Rainbowl: Summer Bounty Bowl

One of the most exciting moments when I was little was when, on particularly hot afternoons (of which we had one or two in Perth!), the milkshake cups came out of the cupboard. These wondrous creations looked like they'd stepped out of an American diner and into our...

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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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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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Mulled Hot Chocolate: a moment of festive mmmm!

My first experience of hot chocolate was the sugary, powdery confection type. It was a bit of a guilty pleasure as a child when anything sweet was a treat. We didn't have it too often at home when I was very little, so when we did it was pretty special. I may have...

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Get warm with 3 autumn porridge recipes

Ah, porridge; how much do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Porridge is one of my favourite go-to foods when I want something simple and tasty - and I don't necessarily restrict it to breakfast or sweet options. I think maybe I'm distantly related to Goldilocks....

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