Fresh Spinach Pancakes (no wheat flour)

1 bag fresh spinach, chopped finely1 medium egg3 level tbs gram flour2 level tbs flax seeds, finely ground1/2 tsp dried yeast60g warm water1/2 tsp salt Add the water and yeast to the gram flour and whisk to get all the lumps out. Let it stand for about 15 minutes. It won't floof up much, but …

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Calcutta Cabbage Tangles

This is not my recipe, but one borrowed from Nisha Katona, founder and powerhouse behind the Mowgli chain of Indian restaurants. I say chain, but they are the furthest from the bland, corporate chain than anything could be. There’s a beating heart in each one, and each one, like siblings, retains the looks, but the …

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Sprouts Are Not Just For Christmas Salad

I love sprouts. There. I said it. It’s true though, I really do! I used to hate them as a child, and would try to hide them under leftover mash, but then as I got older, and my tastebuds changed, I got to liking them, and then to loving them. Poor, maligned creatures they are, …

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Bean cakes. Yes. Beans.

I have bought a lovely book by Tori Haschka. I bought it because I saw photos on her Instagram feed of Raspberry, White Bean and Rose Cake, and Chocolate, Black Bean, and Cherry Cake. I was hooked, there and then.CAKE. WITH BEANS. CAKE MADE OF BEANS.Of course I bought the book!Lowering your carb intake isn’t …

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Low carbing, lunches and ignoring bread.

According to a lovely GP, years ago, I am supposed to eat a low carb diet. I have a fabulous thing called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – PCOS for short – which basically means that fertility is scarce (thankfully I care not) losing weight is not easy at all, and I am prone to acne, depression …

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