November

Nov 21st: Tom Yum Soup

Nov 21st: Tom Yum Soup

Introduction Tom yum or Thai Hot and Sour Soup is now a firm favourite in the west also. Its fresh, vibrant flavour acts as an instant pick-me-up at any time of the day, summer or winter, and best of all it’s packed with vitamin-rich ingredients.   […]

Nov 22nd: Eggs, Bacon & Veggies

Nov 22nd: Eggs, Bacon & Veggies

Serves 1 Ingredients: 3 rashers of streaky bacon Handful of cherry tomatoes, halved 2 free range eggs 1 tbsp. coconut oil or olive oil Fresh chives, chopped   Method: Grill of fry bacon to your liking Heat coconut oil or olive oil in frying pan, […]

Nov 23rd: Slow Cooked Spare Ribs

Nov 23rd: Slow Cooked Spare Ribs

Introduction The choice here is between pork or beef spare ribs. Pork ribs are certainly more versatile and will happily take on almost any flavour, though beef ribs tend to be a little meatier. If using beef ribs, it is worth gently simmering them in […]

Nov 24th: Vegetable Frittata

Nov 24th: Vegetable Frittata

Introduction A classic frittata, or Spanish omelette: Potato, eggs, onion, and cheese.   Ingredients: 1 large white potato (Maris Piper or Cyprus potatoes work particularly well) 2 medium Spanish onions, finely sliced 2 cloves of garlic, finely sliced 1 red pepper, finely sliced 50g garden […]

Nov 25th: Chicken & Bacon Meatballs with Cauliflower Mash

Nov 25th: Chicken & Bacon Meatballs with Cauliflower Mash

Introduction Chicken thigh meat is higher in nutrients compared to the breast meat, and tastier too. It is a good source of vitamin K2. This makes around 40 meatballs which is plenty for 4 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children with enough for a […]

Nov 26th: Poached Eggs & Asparagus

Nov 26th: Poached Eggs & Asparagus

A poached egg is such a simple thing that it can be deceptively difficult to get it right.  The secret lies in the timing: prepare everything else that you need and poach the egg(s) at the very last  minute.   Ingredients: 1 large free-range egg […]

Nov 27th: Grilled Sardines

Nov 27th: Grilled Sardines

Introduction As with any fish, freshness is key. Look at them carefully: their eyes should look bright, their skin shiny, and they should look slightly oily – rather like petrol in a puddle – but not slimy.  Sardines are such a simple treat that it […]

Nov 28th: Breakfast Pancakes

Nov 28th: Breakfast Pancakes

Makes 4-6 Ingredients: 25g coconut flour 15g arrowroot 10g ground almonds 1 tsp baking powder pinch salt 1 egg Optional: 1 tsp honey/maple syrup 60ml coconut milk 1 tsp vanilla coconut oil / grassfed butter to fry   Method: Place the coconut flour, arrowroot, almonds, […]

Nov 29th: Banana, Blueberries & Chocolate

Nov 29th: Banana, Blueberries & Chocolate

Not really a recipe – just a delicious dessert idea!   Ingredients: 1 banana A handful of blueberries A few squares of dark chocolate – 85% or higher   Method: Melt the chocolate either in the microwave or in a glass bowl over a pan […]

Nov 30th: Bullet Proof Coffee

Nov 30th: Bullet Proof Coffee

Ingredients: 1 cup coffee 1 tbsp coconut oil or MCT oil 1 tbsp coconut cream / raw cream / raw butter   Method: Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend.