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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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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COLOURFUL PLATES
We’ve noticed that it’s easier to eat healthy when your food looks attractive and inviting. No bowls of cabbage soup for us. Healthy food doesn’t have to taste or look bland. When vegetables and grains come in all colours of the spectrum, you can easily put together a vibrant, colourful plate that says “eat me”. […]
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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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