Windfall Apple & Plum Chutney

If you have an overflow of apples or have been given some by a friend, this recipe is the perfect way to use a lot of them in one go. Deliciously tangy, naturally sweet and a great accompaniment to curry, cauliflower bites or cheese, this chutney recipe is simple yet really satisfyingly similar to theContinue reading “Windfall Apple & Plum Chutney”

BBQ Cauliflower Bites

Whilst in LA, cauliflower seemed to be on the menu everywhere, mostly in the form of deliciously spiced, salted and roast bites. A vegan alternative to ‘chicken wings’ is the easiest description of this recipe, and it really does work well as a savoury side dish. Couple this with curry (featured in the picture toContinue reading “BBQ Cauliflower Bites”

Easy Apple & Pear Chutney (V + low sugar)

Spice up these seasonal fruits and serve them along side a warming curry or festive platter of cheese and wine! (is it ok to say ‘festive’ in October?) Easy to make and with no refined sugar, this chutney will keep in the fridge for roughly a week, and will taste best a couple of daysContinue reading “Easy Apple & Pear Chutney (V + low sugar)”

Not-Quite-Thai Green Curry Paste (vegan + low sugar)

A recipe with the salty, zingy, satisfying flavours of a traditional Thai curry paste, but with ingredients you’re more likely to have on hand at home. Consider this the quick, mild and family-friendly Thai curry paste. Adapt this curry paste recipe to suit your own taste buds, and experiment with using different herbs and spices!Continue reading “Not-Quite-Thai Green Curry Paste (vegan + low sugar)”

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”

Mushroom & Kale Dahl (V)

A great way to use up those bags of lentils, stock cubes, rice and spices in your kitchen cupboard, this is a wonderful warming recipe for cold Autumn and Winter evenings. Make enough to save leftovers for lunch the next day and the flavours will have further matured, becoming even more satisfying. Dahl, ‘daal’ orContinue reading “Mushroom & Kale Dahl (V)”

Fresh Coriander Chutney

Colder, darker evenings call for cosy curries and quality time spent experimenting in the kitchen. There are hundreds of different chutney flavours, however many of them are made with a host of preservatives, additives and sugar. As always, the wonderful thing about preparing your own meals, is that you get to decide what goes in, and whatContinue reading “Fresh Coriander Chutney”

Ayurvedic Carrot Subji

As we enter into Spring, it’s time to get together and celebrate the lighter evenings and warmer weather. Whilst more sunshine may seem like the opportunity to include more raw foods in daily meals however, many people find them difficult to digest. Ayurveda suggests always cooking foods to make them easier to digest, and thisContinue reading “Ayurvedic Carrot Subji”

Cough and Cold Curing Curry, With Pumpkin & Chillis

  Get the tissues ready (seriously), because this curry recipe is going to un-block and clear-out your annual bout of cold or flu! All the ingredients in this recipe have a purpose: to get you back on your feet if you’re feeling unwell. High in vitamin C, antioxidants, spice, and a little help from seasonalContinue reading “Cough and Cold Curing Curry, With Pumpkin & Chillis”

Mushroom, Chickpea & Spinach Curry

While Summer is usually the season of salads, fruit, ice creams and smoothies, these kinds of raw, cold foods have the potential to wreak havoc on the digestive system. Having at least one cooked meal per day (especially in the afternoon and evening) helps the body to digest things a little easier, which means less energyContinue reading “Mushroom, Chickpea & Spinach Curry”