IN SEASON: SPRING GREENS
The seasonality table asks us to load our shopping trolleys with spring greens this month. A variety of cabbage, these greens are versatile, quick to cook and also easy to integrate into our meals for added fibre and nutrients. With long, broad leaves, they don’t even take as much time or effort to prepare – […]
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When I visited our local community garden last autumn, they had big piles of bay leaves for all of us visitors to help ourselves to. The manager generously welcomed me to take a bunch and gave me tips on how to store it. I won’t regret the effort I took – those leaves had a […]
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WINTER WARMERS
It looks like the winter weather is here to stay for a few weeks longer. Most of us who made New Year’s resolutions have to put in a little extra effort to discipline ourselves. As this article suggests, we tend to eat more during the cold months. So even if we are consuming larger quantities […]
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In Season Now: Oregano
Oregano is an amazing plant, much like marjoram, but more pungent and not as sweet. It has has purple flowers and spade-shaped, olive coloured leaves. Because of its pungency, oregano requires a bit more caution in its use. Oregano is an all important, Mediterranean herb, used for the flavour of its leaves, which can be […]
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This Herb Can Help Reduce Your Free Radicals
The herb we speak of today, is nothing more than the humble oregano. Primarily growing in Greece as well as in Italy, Spain as well as in Turkey, oregano is a summery herb that its purple flowers give an usurpassed fragnance, especially if you just happen to be on a picturesque Greek island. However, lets talk […]
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You Would Never Believe How This Culinary Herb Helps Fight Inflammation
Traditionally, culinary herbs were used by cooks to add flavor  – but did you know that long time ago, they also used them to preserve and enhance the healthfu properties of foods. From having consentrated sources of antioxidants, to being antibacterial. Today, our chosen culinary herb is Rosemary, which has proven anti-inflammation properties. Rosemary is […]
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