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How to do all the prep actions – making preserved lemons, cold pressed coffee and nut butters.

Rice Milk
3 months ago

Rice Milk

Rice milk is a refreshing plant-based alternative to nut, seed and soya based dairy free milks. It is a useful addition to your culinary armory if you are seeking to …
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How to make Chai spice
4 months ago

How to make Chai spice

Chai spice is easy to make yourself. Simply make up your blend, adjusting the spices to your liking. Combine well and store in an airtight jar until required.

For a …
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How to make elderflower vinegar
6 months ago

How to make elderflower vinegar

 

Nothing says summer quite like elderflowers. Flowering from late May until early July, the white flowers are said to have immune boosting properties. Make sure that you pick the …
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Gathering and Using Wild Garlic
9 months ago

Gathering and Using Wild Garlic

It certainly feels like Spring when your neighbour knocks on your door with the first of the seasons foraged wild garlic. That’s what it felt like this morning. The sun …
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5 surprising ingredients that add sweetness without the sugar
11 months ago

5 surprising ingredients that add sweetness without the sugar

It is now widely recognised that reducing sugar is a good idea for your health and your waistline. However, our addiction to sugar is so strong it can feel impossible …
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How to make raw unpasteurised apple cider vinegar
1 year ago

How to make raw unpasteurised apple cider vinegar

 

Part of my curiosity about developing plant-based cuisine is how we can make use of the entire vegetable or fruit. Each part of the plant has its own distinct …
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Lacto-fermented Garlic
1 year ago

Lacto-fermented Garlic

There is something very satisfying about food in jars.

I visited the local market garden and discovered that they were growing garlic. I bought a fair few bulbs to …
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How to make Chive Blossom Vinegar
2 years ago

How to make Chive Blossom Vinegar

This weekend marks the end of the Chelsea Flower Show and what better time to celebrate the diverse and rich experience that flowers can give us in culinary terms.

The …
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How to make chocolate hazelnut spread
2 years ago

How to make chocolate hazelnut spread

Hooray! You can have a healthy raw version of chocolate hazelnut spread. Although I like this equally if it is made with either almonds or hazelnuts. You could also use …
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How to make Brazil nut parmesan
2 years ago

How to make Brazil nut parmesan

This is such a simple recipe yet it’s really effective. It’s full of flavour yet won’t over dominate the majority of foods that it is added to. It will brighten …
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