Kalamon Olive Tapenade

We’re getting multicultural by doing a Greek twist on this much-loved French, sharp-tasting paste that’s great with bread. But we have to say that we liked how it works with Kalamon olives! This food is typical of Provence and is essentially made of olives, capers, olive oil, parsley and anchovies. It’s a quick process. You […]

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You know when you really need to get a lot of work done at the weekend, you feel conflicted because you partly want to enjoy yourself but you remember your priorities. It’s on those days that we are sometimes tempted to eat unhealthy food, get a rich takeaway or sometimes eat nothing at all. All […]

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Rye Honey Cake!

When you want a sweet treat in the summer, you usually tend to go more for fruits rather than cream cakes. But sometimes when you do crave baked goods, it’s good to have in your repertoire some simple recipes that are no-fuss and not too heavy. This traditional French cake is a perfect example. The […]

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The top fruit in season, or in fact, the only fruit in season in this part of the world is the surprisingly versatile rhubarb. Usually grown forced (in a space devoid of light) or outdoors, it brightens up any meal with its delicate pink hue. Most people use rhubarb in a dessert. You’ll find it […]

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If you’re a sufferer, you are probably dreading the turning of spring into summer. Just when the weather gets good enough to wear brighter clothes and enjoy the outdoors, you are once again find yourself struggling with symptoms of nasal congestion, sneezing, etc. It’s caused predominantly by pollen from plants and grasses, but airborne dust […]

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GET YOUR VITAMIN C

You’ve heard the messages about increasing your vitamin intake, but did you know how easy it is to incorporate Vitamin C into your diet? Let’s first take a look at the benefits. How does this nutrient help the human body? It’s vital for our immune system, good heart health, prevents the effects of ageing and […]

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ALL ABOUT SALT

Today’s post is dedicated to that all-important and yet humble seasoning – salt. It’s not only flavoured our food and kept our bodies going for millenia, salt was once used as salary (that’s where the word comes from) and also the cause of wars and conflict between kingdoms and their subjects because of high taxation. […]

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