wild blueberry powder

Two Ways With Superfood Wild Blueberries and Oats (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free)

Blueberries were one of the first ‘superfood’ rockstars. Boasting high levels of antioxidant phytonutrients, vitamins C and K, manganese, copper and fibre, they are great for overall health and disease fighting. Wild blueberries, their smaller, more intense, siblings are even richer in antioxidants compared to cultivated varieties. However fresh wild blueberries are not easy to get hold of in London so the next best thing is … Continue reading Two Ways With Superfood Wild Blueberries and Oats (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free)

Top Tips For Healthy Asian Cooking At The Smart School of Cookery

Asian inspired food is probably what I cook the most at home as it’s quick and bursting with fresh flavours. So I was keen to attend a healthy Asian cookery demonstration hosted by LV= at The Smart School of Cookery in St Katherine’s Dock. I’m quite handy in the kitchen but I love that there’s ALWAYS new things to be learnt. Stu, our instructor and chef … Continue reading Top Tips For Healthy Asian Cooking At The Smart School of Cookery

Massaman pumpkin/squash curry

Recipe: Massaman Pumpkin Curry (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free)

I wouldn’t be a proper blogger if I didn’t post a Halloween or pumpkin related post now would I? BTW if like me you wondered what the difference between pumpkins and squash is – there is none. Pumpkins are a squash. I recently visited the School of Wok for a cooking workshop hosted by WORLDFOODS, a Bangkok based company that produce Asian ready-made pastes and sauces. … Continue reading Recipe: Massaman Pumpkin Curry (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free)

Recipe: Veggie Burgers That Don’t Suck #1: Beetroot & Halloumi

Veggie burgers are usually foul. Imagine sawdust patted together into a burger shape. If you’re very lucky you’ll get a big mushroom sliced in half and called a “burger”. I’m on a mission to show that it doesn’t have to be that way. In honour of National Burger Day, I’m sharing my recipe for beetroot and Halloumi burgers. I’ve had raging carnivores ask for seconds of … Continue reading Recipe: Veggie Burgers That Don’t Suck #1: Beetroot & Halloumi

Chop'd sesame, salmon & orange salad

Wonderlunching at Chop’d: new summer menu

I was recently invited to the launch of Chop’d’s (grammatically correct but unsightly I know) new summer menu, which is in stores next week. I had the chance to meet Eddie Holmes, the founder of Chop’d as well as some of the suppliers to the restaurant’s food chain and learn more about the company’s food philosophy. Chop’d has nine stores in London and is coming up … Continue reading Wonderlunching at Chop’d: new summer menu