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I remember as a child going to ‘the honey house’ with Mum (a house on the outskirts of Christchurch that sold honey from the garage) to buy a huge jar of fresh honey for on our toast in the mornings. The aroma, the creaminess, the golden colour…. little did we know that we had some pretty [...]
A quick and healthy banana bread is a great recipe to have up your sleeve. This one is no guilt; with no sugar, butter or white flour. It uses coconut flour and coconut oil. The mixture is lovely and moist. Arrange a cut banana on top with a light glaze of maple syrup to make it look extra [...]
n ancient China, black rice was set aside for the Emperor and royal family due to its health benefits. Antioxidant-rich (one spoonful of black rice contains more antioxidants than a spoonful of blueberries), it also contains vitamins, minerals and fibre.... namely iron and vitamin E. Black rice [...]
I love that sweet, woody scent of cinnamon sticks; for me it’s always been one of those special fragrances and flavours that I can’t get enough of… up there with vanilla bean, peppermint, licorice, basil and orange. Only since managing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome however, did I research into the [...]
This is based on kedgeree principles but made in a risotto style.... so the best of Indian flavours with Italian finesse (but no cheese). You can of course change up the ingredients to suit but smoked fish is the key element here. I used to make kedgeree for Sunday brunch many years ago, using [...]