Seasonal Chicory & Beetroot Salad Recipe. PLUS, Why Bitter Foods Are Essential Right Now

Eating seasonally is something humans have done without even thinking about it for thousands of years – it wasn’t until the 1960s that supermarkets sold avocados! Now however, with aisles of food from across the world, it takes only minutes to grab tropical fruits, coffee, rice, and chocolate from across the world, that would beContinue reading “Seasonal Chicory & Beetroot Salad Recipe. PLUS, Why Bitter Foods Are Essential Right Now”

Bitter Is Better: Utilising The Power of Taste This Festive Season

If you’re looking to keep your digestive tract healthy, your hunger and blood sugar levels stable, and prevent cravings from causing you to go overboard with the mince pies and chocolate this Christmas, consuming more of the bitter taste could be your best bet.  Of the six tastes known throughout Eastern medicine (sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungentContinue reading “Bitter Is Better: Utilising The Power of Taste This Festive Season”

Autumn Chutney #1: Waste – Not Bitter Lemon, Honey & Ginger

Autumn is the time for warming meals and digestion-enhancing condiments, spiced chutneys and flavourful feasts. This recipe ticks all the boxes, and all the ingredients are especially talented at helping the body digest heavier meals. Think of this as part side-dish, part medicine. Naturally paired with a curry, this chutney includes lemon zest for itsContinue reading “Autumn Chutney #1: Waste – Not Bitter Lemon, Honey & Ginger”