Category Archives: Spices & Flavourings

Umami and Kokumi – A quest for satiation

In my last post I mentioned that on my sugar free diet so far this year, I have found it easy to become full, but I crave total satisfaction on taste. By removing sugar, sweetners of any kind (natural or … Continue reading

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Spiced Gluten Free Fried Chicken

My latest version of fried chicken, this time it’s gluten-free

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Spelt Scones, in fact, Spelt and Wild Garlic Scones

Easy peasy. Spelt and Wild Garlic Scones First pick a handful of wild garlic leaves……worth the effort….usually I can find a few clumps of it in Wick Woodlands near where I live……OR today I spotted growing pots of it at Panzers …. not … Continue reading

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Studio E2 this week – A veg box catch up.

One whopping long post…catch up time….. …….So I’m at the end of last weeks veg box, and I’ve friggin got my Organic Wick order in too late for this week. Bummer. But!…. I’ve had a good week playing with the last … Continue reading

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Wild Garlic Wick Woods – I’m not really a forager, but I’ll give it a go…..

I was food styling a photoshoot for Jamie Magazine this week, and one of the recipes called for Wild Garlic, which is also known as Ransoms and is a great forager’s garlic substitute.

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Kitchen Garden No.5 – It’s not much but it’s mine….

A few months ago, as you may know, I started a tiny kitchen garden outside my front door. Now, my dad was a good gardener, but it’s not apparent that any of his green fingered genius is in me. Plus, … Continue reading

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Veg Box No.4 from Organic Wick

In my medium veg box from Organic Wick this week….. Bag carrots….another salad I think….
large bunch spring onions….handy….
 2 beetroot…..I might make the Baked Beetroot and Hazelnut salad again and an omelette with the beetroot leaves…..
 bag spinach…..not sure yet…
 1 kolrabi….another salad … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn, Squash and Coconut Soup

Carrots, celery, onion, garlic, bay leaves, parsley stalks, black peppercorns, thyme, tarragon, fennel bulbs, squash, olive oil, sesame oil, sea salt flakes, coconut milk, lime leaves, ginger, corn on cob, palm or soft brown sugar, limes and Nam pla, (fish sauce)….For a vegetarian version leave out … Continue reading

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