Fruit consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: results from three prospective longitudinal cohort studies. Isao Muraki et al. BMJ 2013;347:f5001 (published 28th August 2013) This recent study published in the British Medical Journal (28th August 2013) triggered a number of articles in the Guardian newspaper, questioning the health benefits […]
Makes: 8-10 medium-sized burgers Contains: soya, minimal oil. Gluten-free (except for the buns). Ingredients: 25g dried shiitake mushrooms – soaked in a small amount of water and finely diced 6 medium white or chestnut mushrooms – washed and finely diced 50g dried soya mince (textured soya protein) ½ […]
Following on from my last post, you can’t get better than nature’s free food. I’m hardly a seasoned forager, but I know a juicy blackberry when I see one, and yesterday there were hundreds along a little wooded strip that leads to our local city park. Remembering my dad’s old […]
I’m guessing mine is not the only family thinking about saving a few pennies after the glut of summer and before the festivities of Christmas. Also recently I’ve been giving some thought to the kinds of recipes I want to feature on this site, and how I might offer something […]
This is a very simple recipe for a creamy pasta sauce. I’ve kept it very plain for little taste buds, but you could play with adding extra ingredients such as mushrooms, or onions and garlic, depending on taste. My two ate every last bit.
Alpro 1+ soya milk? This is affectionately known in our house as “giraffe milk”, not because it comes from giraffes but because, even though we should know better, we are still complete suckers for a good branding campaign (and there is a cute cartoon giraffe on the front of the […]
In the first two weeks of August my partner and I took our three-year-old twin girls to stay at the Kalikalos Holistic Education Centre on the Pelion Peninsular in Greece. We were there for their annual family fortnight, which I have written about in more detail elsewhere. The food at […]