Fermentation – fad or fab?

Fermentation – fad or fab?

Along with plant based diets and alcohol free drinks, I think it's safe to say that fermentation is one of the top food trends in 2018. From kefir (a fermented yoghurt) to kimchi (fermented vegetables) to kombucha (fermented tea), fermentation is everywhere you look. So should you be having kimchi with your breakfast whilst sipping some 'booch' (yep, kombucha [...]

Is your home making you ill? How to detox and live a healthier home life

Is your home making you ill? How to detox and live a healthier home life

We are all more health and environmentally conscious these days. And, if you're anything like me, you are probably looking for ways to eliminate toxins in your home, especially if you have children or pets. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s website Tox Town, on environmental health concerns and toxic chemicals, the most common [...]

What to cook this weekend

What to cook this weekend

Penne con salsiccia This penne con salsiccia (Italian sausage) is incredibly warming, rich and so full flavoured...perfect for a cooler autumn evening. You can absolutely make it with shop bought Italian sausages, but I like to make my own sausage meat with fresh minced pork to avoid any preservatives and, bursting with fennel seeds and [...]