• Rockmelon, feta and baby kale with roasted pumpkin seeds

    Rockmelon, feta and baby kale with roasted pumpkin seeds

    30-08-2014

    It is always fun to combine sweet, salty and even slightly bitter flavours in a salad. This Italian inspired salad features sweet succulent rockmelon pieces, tossed through baby kale leaves dressed with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and lime juice. The feta and roasted pumpkin seeds jus... Read more

  • Discover what is local, fresh and in-season

    Discover what is local, fresh and in-season

    30-08-2014

    Do you just love going to the local flea or farmers markets in the towns and villages to discover what is local, fresh and in-season. I have not spoken until now about organic food, but yes, I have used them, especially when I was... Read more

  • Witlof salad with apple and walnuts

    Witlof salad with apple and walnuts

    30-08-2014

    When I was living in Holland I was introduced to a strange salad vegetable called witlof. I have to admit I wasn't a huge fan of this bitter tasting vegie at first. But I soon grew to love its unique flavour.Witlof has a really interesting and different taste. It reminds me a little of the asian gre... Read more

  • Salt free vegetables for baby Gaia

    Salt free vegetables for baby Gaia

    24-08-2014

    I was concerned about the level of salt in foods, so throughout the first year of baby Gaia's life, my aim was not to add salt at all. The main method of cooking that I used to prepare my vegetables (and still use for the whole family) is steaming. ... Read more

  • Apple and walnut salad with raisins

    Apple and walnut salad with raisins

    23-08-2014

    I present my proposal for a salad this month. This is a very simple idea, but healthy and delicious! and as always, also very colourful :) Apples are rich in vitamins and minerals, which makes it one of the most beneficial fruits for our health just as the saying ... "an apple a day , keep... Read more

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