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Jerusalem artichoke, white wine & thyme pie

Just to clear up any confusion, globe artichokes are the big green spiky things and Jerusalem artichokes are the little knobbly things that look like potatoes. They have an unusual sweet flavour that is difficult to describe. Word of warning, they oxidise quickly, so you need to peel them and drop them into cold water mixed with the juice of half a lemon to prevent discolouration. Try swapping the white wine for red wine and the thyme for rosemary, simple substitutions that give totally different results.


Aubergine Mango Salad with Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

This vegan aubergine (eggplant in the US) and mango salad was inspired by both Yotam Ottolenghi’ s Soba noodles with aubergine and mango (from Plenty) and Smitten Kitchen’s Carrot Salad With Crisped Chickpeas. Roasted chickpeas make a delicious snack on their own and add a bit of crisp (and spice) to this salad. Feel free […]


Tahini & Lime Greens with Cinnamon Sweet Potato Mash

Tahini and fresh lime juice take basic greens to a new level, creating a stunning dish, with minimal effort. Enjoy with a bowl of cinnamon speckled sweet potato mash. By Lara Smallman


Yellow Cous Cous with Saffron, Turmeric & Almonds

At its finest, couscous should be a tender, fluffy, delicate affair – light grains of rolled wheat steamed and seasoned with whatever you fancy. This version is hand-rubbed with saffron and turmeric, studded with almonds and sultanas and feathered with spring onions. Author: From ‘Near & Far: Recipes inspired by home and travel’ by Heidi […]


Beet Pesto

 Recipe courtesy of International Year of Pulses. In December 2013, the United Nations General Assembly (UN) voted unanimously to declare 2016 the International Year of Pulses (IYP). Since 1959, the UN has dedicated special years and observances to promote international awareness and action on various topics. Throughout 2016 the Global Pulse Confederation (GPC) will celebrate, […]

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