Fun with a Blender

Yesterday I was musing about the joy of juicing and today I am moving on to my other new bit of kitchen kit. One that has sadly been underused. I say sadly because I think that blenders must give you the benefits of juicing (nutrient dense drinks) without the disadvantages (throwing away the fibre) but……

Joys of Juicing

I bought a juicer at the start of the summer and a high powered blender to go with it. To go with these two lovely pieces of kit I ordered a stack of books on juice recipes from Amazon. I love my two toys but here is a little tip I wish I knew before…

Vegan Hero #3 Matt Frazier

You have Matt to blame/thank for this blog. In fact I have him to thank, at least in part, for me turning vegan. After 22 years of being a fairly unhealthy vegetarian I was starting to take my health more seriously and was reading more on nutrition. I started seeing through the misinformation about the…

Traditional Yorkshire Parkin

I hate fireworks. There I said it. At this time of year in Britain you may as well admit to hating puppies or a nice cup of tea. Fireworks are loud, they upset my dogs and firework displays largely involve standing in a drizzle saying ‘woooo’ with a few other bored souls. So perhaps we…

Autumn Fruit Crumble

I have heard distressing rumours that Americans don’t really eat fruit crumbles. Pies yes, cobblers yes but not the wonderful warming treat that is the crumble. I hope that someone in the comments below will tell me that this is just vile slander and that they are, at this moment in time, tucking into one.…