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There’s nothing more comforting than a big bowl of pasta, but traditional wheat products are usually highly processed and refined, leaving few useful nutrients. Wheat is difficult to digest and can encourage inflammation in the body. Spelt on the other hand, along with other ancient grains like quinoa, amaranth and millet, has not been refined in the same way, so is far more nutritious, and (for most people), really well tolerated.
Continue reading “Recipe: Spelt Spaghetti with Avocado Pesto”
It is always fascinating to discover which blog recipes become super-popular, and get lots of Pinterest Pins, re-Tweets and Facebook likes, (and similarly, which don’t!). Often, it’s not the ones I expect… and recently some of my most-viewed recipes have been the super-quick ones, using supermarket ‘cheat’ ingredients or shortcuts, which can be on the table in under half an hour for a speedy midweek supper.
With this in mind, I’m starting a ’20 minute meals’ series, (I know Jamie does 15 minute meals, but it takes me at least 5 minutes longer Continue reading “Recipe: Thai Coconut Noodle Soup (& how to rescue curdled coconut milk!)”
Jersey Royals really are potato royalty, and must be treated with the greatest of respect. They have a very distinctive flavour, unlike most other potato varieties, and should be boiled until just tender with their papery skins still intact.
Here they are paired with their springtime partners of asparagus, peas and spring onions, in a delicious and traditional Spanish tortilla.
Continue reading “Recipe: Spanish Tortilla with Jersey Royals and Spring Greens”
Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Ocado
Happy National Vegetarian Week one and all! I hope you have been celebrating in style and taking the opportunity to try some new recipes and interesting ingredients.
The lovely people at Ocado fittingly chose this week to launch their new vegetarian shop, and offered me the opportunity to try some of its products, err… yes please! Like a kid in a sweetshop, I could wax lyrical about all the yummy products they now have in store, but instead will just suggest that you hop right over there now and have a look, you won’t be disappointed: www.ocado.com/vegetarian Continue reading “Recipe: Herby Giant Cous Cous with Asparagus and Lemon”