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Welcome to the blog. Here you will find loads of tasty recipes to try at home ranging from simple snacks to dinner party ideas. Plus cakes and desserts – because I love them! You will also find articles and helpful information all about whole-food plant-based eating. So have a browse through, or if you’re looking for something in particular, use the search box on the right.


Vegetable coconut stew

Living in South India is a food adventure; there are so many types of dishes, snacks, fruits and…

Frangipane vegan style

There is a fabulous, award winning vegetarian restaurant in Brighton, UK – Terre a Terre…

Green goodies and a couscous salad for tea

There’s a lovely little organic grocery store close to home. Buying fresh organic produce is…

Tastebud tales

There’s a BBC Radio 4 Podcast called the Kitchen Cabinet that I listen to in the gym, a kind…

Cocoloco – cucumber salad with coconut and peanuts

I love coconut. My love affair with that wonderful deep, sweet flavour started with my first Bounty…

The best carrot cake ever!

When I was a teenager, I had a job during the summer holidays at a small local whole foods cafe. It…

More than just a cooking demo….

One of the great things I’ve been able to do since coming to Bangalore is attend a number of…

Fajita seasoning

I love fajitas; crunchy fried vegetables with warming seasoning, either cooled by yoghurt and…

Headaches – NICE advice?

Last week, NICE (the National Institute for Clinical Excellence) issued a warning about people…

Nutrient popping pesto

I love the smell of fresh sweet basil; one waft captures images of warm summer days, luscious ripe…

The organic food debate – real evidence?

Who would have thought that a humble carrot or potato could cause so much debate and hype in the…

Yummy banana muffins two ways

I have a sweet tooth and just love cakes. Of course, every time I ate one it made me ill, so one of…