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Cottage cheese pancakes with fresh strawberry jam

Cottage cheese pancakes with fresh strawberry jam

Cottage cheese ups the protein content of these American-style pancakes, and along with the fibre-rich carbs from the oats they make a satisfying breakfast. The…

Silvio Bukbardis February 7, 2021
Puy lentil, orange & sunflower seed salad

Puy lentil, orange & sunflower seed salad

Walnut oil has a warm, rich, nutty flavour that works beautifully with the lentils, red cabbage and celery in this salad. For optimum health and taste benefits…

Silvio Bukbardis January 7, 2021
Salt-cured carrot lox on rye

Salt-cured carrot lox on rye

Who would have thought that carrots baked in a salt crust and then marinated would bear a resemblance to smoked salmon? Now, liquid smoke may sound a bit ‘Heston’,…

Silvio Bukbardis January 3, 2021
Tomato tarts with preserved lemon relish

Tomato tarts with preserved lemon relish

Super-easy and super-looking! Tomatoes are at their flavoursome best now, especially those allowed to ripen on the vine before picking. To keep things simple,…

Silvio Bukbardis June 16, 2020
Shiitake, miso & smoked tofu ramen

Shiitake, miso & smoked tofu ramen

Dried mushrooms are a true asset in the vegetarian kitchen – a handful goes a long way in the flavour stakes, and they also keep for months. I buy large bags…

Silvio Bukbardis June 16, 2020

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The Right Carb

If you avoid carbs, think again… research shows that eating the right type in the right amount may contribute to the long-term health of our body and mind. They provide energy, help improve the health of the gut, our digestion and mood, and can even aid sleep – but you have to be eating the [...]

The Right Fat

We’ve switched to low-fat foods, but are we any healthier? Research suggests not… now’s the time to make a stand for fat – but you must be eating the right type for long-term good health.   Fat is an important source of energy and vital for cell growth, hormone regulation, cognitive development and supports good [...]

Simple tips for flexitarians

If my house is anything to go by, when it comes to mealtimes tastes and preferences can vary. So, a household, whether it be a family or a group of friends living together, may comprise a vegetarian and/or vegan, a meat-eater and/or a pescatarian. I’ve found the answer is flexible meals that don’t rely on [...]

Breakfast bounty

Breakfast bounty I’m a creature of habit when it comes to breakfast and love my daily muesli fix, a throw-together mix of oats, nuts, seeds and fruit. This chocolate granola is a slightly more indulgent version, but still combines the essential mix of nuts and seeds. Feel free to chop and change the ingredients depending [...]