Speedy Spiced Rolls

I LOVE Cinnamon rolls. I also love Cardamom buns. So much so that much of the time if I see fresh versions of either in a cafe I have to exert extreme willpower..or else give in and just dang well … Read More

(O) My Daaling

Dal (also known as daal or dhal) is both the name of split pulses (of varying types) and the soup/stew made with the pulses! This is one of our favourite recipes of the latter type, using the quick to cook … Read More

Strawberry Moon Pie 🍓

Vegan cheesecake? Now there’s a strange idea – how can something so very dairy possibly translate into a non-dairy version? The key is re-imagining your idea of a ‘cheesecake’ as something perhaps slightly less unctuously thick and creamy and instead … Read More

Chop Chop – safe knife skills

One of the risks that concerns many parents about getting their younger kids cooking is around using knives, but learn to respect knives and you’ll unlock a confidence around cooking In some cultures around the world learning how to use … Read More

Going green…

With the current tidal wave of environmentalism hitting the mainstream media, these past few weeks the discussion around climate change has become a big part of all our lives. While the issues that surround the ongoing eco-crisis are valid and … Read More

Quick ‘n easy Burmese Curry

This is one of those easy to make curry dishes that’s surprisingly simple but SO tasty – it’s the right balance of sweet, sour, earthy and creamy plus so very versatile! If you’re after a gentle spiced dish that introduces … Read More

The Coconut Oil Controversy…

Fran aka The Brighton Nutritionist looks at the research and latest information surrounding Coconut oil, one of the most popular cooking fats in the ‘clean eating’ movement… Before you spread it on your toast, put it in your coffee or … Read More

Spice up your life!

☝️ How many of these can you recognise? Is spice a part of your family diet or something you save for adult palates? 🙊 A lot of children use the word spice for all strong flavoured foods and often associate … Read More

Going green this pancake day…

Peas, we love ’em. Somewhat under-appreciated, the pea is often relegated to the sidelines of the plate ready to roll off and be squashed underfoot or projected across rooms. However, as with most legumes the pea is a powerhouse of … Read More