Category: spice

Christmas spring rolls made with paneer, butternut squash, puy lentils and beetroot

Christmas spring rolls made with paneer, butternut squash, puy lentils and beetroot

During Christmas my family and I eat throughout the day, you know to keep the energy up! There are no rules around the 5/7 a day or consideration of portion controls during the festive season and indulgence is high up on the agenda. The table is laid with abundance and variety and as we chat, chase children and chuckle we consume copious canapés like these pretty, seasonal and utterly Moorish…

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Creole spiced wild rice with carrots, edamame bean and tofu

Creole spiced wild rice with carrots, edamame bean and tofu

One of the high-spirited (and what I call) ‘professional mums’ at my boy’s school exhales animated banter full of expletives and honesty in the mornings. I tell her that her dose of reality is like a second breakfast for me.  She comically exudes what most of us are thinking; the temper inducing traffic, the unpalatable lack of child-gratitude for what mum does, the fading of an identity of our…

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