Recipes

Dark Chocolate Dipped Homemade Crystallised Ginger Sticks

I really can't get enough ginger! It's one of the ingredients that's a safe bet when my stomach is feeling a bit dodgy. This recipe is a slightly different take on the juicy chunks of crystallised ginger that you'll find in jars. Instead I've created slightly crispy,...

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Ginger and IBS: 3 gingery drinks for trouble tums

Ginger is one of my absolute go-to ingredients when my stomach starts to feel a bit on the upset side. I generously grate it into stir fries, chew on delicious chunks of crystallised ginger and, best of all when I need something soothing, whip it up into a drink. I...

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Gingery Miso Noodle Broth

Oh yes February is a chilly old month, which just makes me want to curl up inside with a big old bowl of soup. My latest recipe is a very warming AND tummy calming concoction, full of ginger and a little fermented miso paste. When my stomach is feeling uncomfortable...

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All I want for Christmas: Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Baking is one of my favourite forms of therapy. And Christmas baking? Well that just takes things to a whole new level. When it's frosty outside (like it has been) and I'm feeling like I need a bit of comfort (which I have been), then it's to the kitchen I turn. Which...

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Halloween Pumpkin Soup

Oh yes, it's that lovely time of the year when small children dress up and shout boo to each other through the dark. Along with the changing of the clocks, Halloween marks the full launch into deep autumn. I'm definitely not a Halloween naysayer as the kids round my...

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Layer up: Savoury Vegetable Cake

I'm going to start with the bad news. You know that 5 A Day message you've been hearing for years when it comes to eating fruit and veg? Well that's the bare minimum you should be eating - and honestly it's not really enough. The reality is you should be aiming for 7...

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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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