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Welsh Cawl {lamb and root vegetable soup}

Welsh Cawl |

A bowl full of tradition Cawl (pronounced cow-l, like towel in one syllable) is a thrifty traditional Welsh soup dish, dating back to the 14th Century. Recipes vary from kitchen to kitchen in Wales, and are often passed down through families. It is really very simple – a soup made from a cheap cut of… 

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Gluten Free Imitation Rye Flatbread with Pea & Purslane Purée

Imitation Rye Flatbread with Pea & Purslane Puree

Rye on time Teff was meant to be one of the new food trends of 2014, but it never quite took off the way that quinoa did. I’m not surprised, since teff’s not easy to get hold of in the UK and is fairly expensive for a gluten free flour. You’ve all heard the story that… 

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Shrove Tuesday Crepes with Ricotta and Blood Oranges

Shrove Tuesday {Gluten Free} Pancakes with Blood Orange & Ricotta

Oh Crêpe To me, crêpe-style pancakes are the only pancakes we should be eating on Shrove Tuesday. Fat American-style pancakes do have a time and a place (with maple syrup and bananas or bacon), but are just not what tradition calls for on this pre-Lenten celebration day. I have always celebrated Shrove Tuesday. At infant… 

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Katie's Roasted butternut squash soup with coconut, miso, and lime

Why I Veg. Some thoughts on Vegetarianism

Today’s post is brought to you by Katie Trant of The Muffin Myth. I met Katie a couple of years ago at food blogger connect in London and as fellow nutritionally minded folk we’ve stayed in touch via our blogs and social media. Katie has an MSc in nutrition so she certainly knows her stuff!  Last Autumn Katie… 

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Pear & Ginger Frangipane Crumble

Fumble with a Crumble  This healthy crumble recipe featured in my Winter Warmer cooking class at Made in Hackney last weekend. I’ve been wanting an excuse to work on a healthful version of crumble (my pastry topped apple pies came close), so when I agreed to devise a Winter Warmers community class I couldn’t not put crumble… 

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Breaded Haddock Gluten Free |

Oven baked breaded haddock, sweet potato chips and minty mushy peas

Chish and Fips I’m sure we all have recipes that remind us of our childhood family days – I have plenty, and chish and fips, or more accurately fish and chips is one of them. We had fish and chips a lot at home.  Not the unhealthy take-away version, but a breaded baked version from… 

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