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Free from Friday’s: Lentil dal with bottle gourd and spinach.

    Bottle gourd also known as Dudhi , Lauki, Calabash, opo squash or long melon is a long green vegetable full of hidden benefits. Made of over 90% water makes it very easy to digest. In the Ayurvedic world, bottle gourd is known to be cooling, calming, rich in vitamins and minerals, popular for… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Lentil dal with bottle gourd and spinach.

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Free from Friday’s: Masala Broccoli,Pepper and Potato Parcel

How many of you buy broccoli as part of your weekly shop and then tend to “forget ” about it in the fridge? Hands up I am one of them,  never really been a huge fan of broccoli however, over the years by  cooking it in different ways I found my self starting to enjoy it… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Masala Broccoli,Pepper and Potato Parcel

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Black Turtle Bean Dal Makhani served with Millet and Wholewheat Roti’s.

In this cold, wet, wintry weather there’s nothing more comforting than delicious dal that is nutritious, filling and tasty. This recipe is my personal twist on the universally recognised Dal Makhani. If you have ever tasted this dal dish, you will know exactly what I am talking about. Dal makhani is slightly different to the… Continue reading Black Turtle Bean Dal Makhani served with Millet and Wholewheat Roti’s.

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Spicy and Sweet: Roasted Pepper and Sweet Potato Soup

This week I am on a mission to use up all the food I have available in my fridge before my next big shop. Over the past few weeks I found myself throwing away some fruit and vegetables that I could have easily made a meal out of and it really upsets me especially as… Continue reading Spicy and Sweet: Roasted Pepper and Sweet Potato Soup