More simple summer entertaining… Strawberry and ricotta tart

Posted by on Dec 3, 2012 in Blog, Latest News, Recipes, Sweets | 2 Comments
More simple summer entertaining… Strawberry and ricotta tart

Everyone loves a good tart. In my last post I promised that I would share this recipe. This is one of the easiest tart recipes I have ever come across. It is a mish mash of two recipes – I have used the pastry from a Donna Hay cookbook called Modern Classics Book 2 (because of […]

Superfoods made easy: Part Two

Superfoods made easy: Part Two

In an earlier post I talked about superfoods. To me, superfoods are foods that are packed full of nutrients, readily available, minimally processed, have some decent scientific research behind them and most importantly, are really tasty! With Christmas just around the corner (and all the busyness, hidden expenses, festivities and ‘not-so-healthy’ eating  that goes with it) […]

Quinoa porridge with berries

Posted by on Dec 11, 2011 in Blog, Breakfast, Gluten free, Recipes | 2 Comments
Quinoa porridge with berries

This is one of my favourite breakfasts to cook when I have the pleasure of being able to make a leisurely start to my day. It takes about the same time as to make a bowl of traditional oat porridge but has the benefit of being higher in protein and gluten free. Quinoa is actually […]

Superfoods: Do you believe the hype?

Posted by on Nov 23, 2011 in Blog, Latest News, Nutrition Tips | 2 Comments
Superfoods: Do you believe the hype?

Acai berries, Goji berries, wheat grass, chia seeds, pomegranate juice …. There always seems to be a new ‘superfood’ being touted as being the key to better health, longer life, a cure for this and as essential for that! Should you believe the hype? What is a superfood? ‘Superfood’ is not a scientifically defined term. […]