Category Archives: international foods

One of the most powerful plants – You’ve probably heard of Reishi? You’ve probably heard of Reishi? It’s one of those herbs that seems to be on everyone’s list of favourites! Dr George Lamoureux, (Founder of Jing Herbs) credits Reishi with helping him feel ‘peaceful, centred’, and helping him to transform … Continue reading

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Time for tea… the Danish way Time for tea… the Danish way The term ‘hygge’ has seen a surge in popularity in recent times, creating hysteria around the world. The Danish word ‘hygge’ (pronounced hooga) is the concept of bringing Scandinavian coziness into your home … Continue reading

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Heat retention cooking has been around for a while, but is enjoying greater attention as people seek to be more economical and “green.” The concept involves bringing food to a boil for a specific amount of time and then moving … Continue reading

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Quick Clean Eating: 40 Non-Processed Snacks for Busy People

In a society that is geared towards instant gratification, the problem with non-processed food is that it isn’t “quick”.  One of the major reasons that people give for eating processed foods over whole foods is that “I needed something quick.” … Continue reading

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The smallest tweaks can have the biggest effects. Sprinkle these spices on your food to add years to your life

Cayenne Health benefit Packed with vitamin A, which crushes winter viruses Add it to Wintry one-pot wonders Try this recipe: Hot stuffRefuelling doesn’t have to be a flavour-free affair, and this chilli proves it. It’ll give you the perfect blend of carbohydrates and protein and … Continue reading

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What Do You Know About Fair Trade?

  After the Bangladesh factory collapse, horrible images circulated widely detailing the story of more than 1,000 people dying in an unimaginable tragedy. This one incident seemed to wake people up to the horrors of indentured and slave labor and … Continue reading

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Four healthy kebab recipes – Restore the Kebas good name – for the Active Person

  Power provider: Satay beef sticks Serves four: 278kcal, 32g protein, 5g fat Prep time: 8 min; Cooking time: 10 min Ingredients 2 steaks 8 mushrooms 2 red chillis 2 cloves of garlic a few leaves of lettuce 4 wholemeal pittas Satay sauce 150ml coconut milkgrated ginger 1tbsp peanut … Continue reading

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Blueberry Ripple Yogurt Ice Cream

Ingredients * 250 g (8oz) blueberries * 125 g (4oz) caster sugar * 1 whole egg * 2 egg yolks * 300 g (10oz) full-fat Greek yogurt * 300 g (10oz) 0% fat Greek yogurt *  juice 1 lemon Method … Continue reading

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Depression Cooking with Clare who is 93 years of age

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Perfect Pasta – Orecchiette with greens

intermediate Serves: 4-6 Prep: 1 hr 15 min, plus resting dough and drying pasta Cook: 20 min Ingredients small handful of greens, such as broccoli raab, spring greens or chard, tough stalks removed, leaves sliced into bite-sized pieces extra virgin … Continue reading

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