I often credit my Sicilian heritage for my love of pasta. It is such a versatile dish that can accommodate the simplest or most sophisticated combination of ingredients. So, I was very intrigued when Explore Asian contacted me to try their range of pulse pasta. Pasta made from beans . . . something I certainly was keen to try. A […]
A few months ago, I received some sets of Top Chomps to try out. The timing could not have been more perfect as, this year, I have been working as a school Cook Club tutor with Sutton People’s Kitchen. Our aim is to engage kids and parents to cook from scratch and learn what a balanced […]
When the weather gets hot, nothing beats an ice cream. Keep it plant-based with this selection of delicious vegan ice creams. In its simplest form you can just blend a frozen banana. Or if you are in the mood for something more elaborate blend your favourite flavours. Coconut milk, avocado, banana, cashew or other nuts work […]
Contrary to popular belief, British bees feel more at home today in cities than in the countryside. This urban migration is linked to high pesticide use, pollution and changes in habitat affecting the rural environment. In the UK, bee populations have been in sharp decline as crops and plants are sprayed with pesticides such as neonics. According to […]
What is your name? Steph Landymore Where do you live? London Current Diet? Flexitarian, mostly cooked from scratch. What was your motivation to start eating less meat? It’s been a gradual shift over several years, starting with efforts to seek out higher welfare meat in my very early 20s, probably thanks to awareness-raising campaigns such as […]
Ever found yourself wondering what to do with leftover rice? There is no need to throw it away. Cooked rice is so versatile, don’t let it go to waste. Instead transform any leftover into a delicious meal. Below I have compiled some of my favourite recipes. STUFFED VEGETABLES Tomatoes, peppers, courgettes, mushrooms, aubergines, marrows etc… can all be […]
1. COCONUT & PEANUT BUTTER FROM MERIDIAN I could not resist grabbing one of these from the supermarket shelf. The best of both worlds, coconut and peanut brought together in a delicious smooth spread. Great on toast, porridge or in smoothie. The taste is not as strong as peanut butter with the added mellowness of […]
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