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One recipe I didn’t manage to make during a recent visit to my parents, simply as there wasn’t enough days to fit it in, were millet stuffed courgettes. I did try it in advance with quinoa, which you could also … Read more…

This is my absolutely favourite Great British cake: the great carrot cake. I literally fell in love it it from the first bite. What’s not to like? Moist, indulgent and so flavoursome. Ten years ago, when I first tried it, … Read more…

Who would believe you can have such a treat whilst on the anti-candida diet? Well, one of my girlfriends couldn’t quite believe it. She visited us a few weeks back and as I knew she also started her anti-candida treatment … Read more…

On a warm summer day, I could have a bowl of this tabbouleh as a salad, on its own, or accompanied by some green leaves or fresh tomatoes. It’s a great ingredient of a mezze too. And it makes a … Read more…

Is it difficult to keep up with a healthy diet over the festive period? Well, I certainly wouldn’t recommend starting any restrictive diet like anti-candida during this period. But if you’re in the swing of it already, like I am, … Read more…

Just a very quick and pretty unplanned post this time. Given that going back to work after long weekend also meant coming back to a new desk and new work neighbourhood (an office-wide desk move at work over weekend) I … Read more…

It’s been slightly quieter on the blog over last few weeks. I admit. I think I simply needed a few weeks and in particular weekends to rest, recover and refocus. But here I am again, refreshed, recharged and ready for … Read more…

Cold, still dark evenings are just the time for warm, creamy pasta dishes. One by one, every mouthful fills your body with warmness, wrapping around you like a cosy blanket. Yes, the first feeling is the one of warmth, then … Read more…

I’m so excited about the upcoming winter holidays! Hoping for plenty of snow on the slopes that will act as a cushion for any falls and make them a little bit more fun. As we pack up, I’m also packing … Read more…

Days are getting inevitably shorter. Cold breeze in the morning makes it a bit more difficult to get out of the bed. And the balance between the sunny and rainy days steadily moves towards the latter.  Yet, I think there’s … Read more…