An impromptu and rapid cooking session with our good friend Giles, sourced mainly from veg box leftovers which included a particularly forlorn looking cauliflower, led to this delicious cumin and dill flavoured crunchy gluten-free couscous which is sure to become a reliable recipe in the often time-starved Rainbo / Naturalista […]
I have been cooking quite a bit with maca root recently, going beyond the daily habit of whacking it (and everythubg else) on my breakfast or in a smoothie. While it’s a brilliant natural superfood and source of essential nutrients it also has a lovely malty taste which goes so […]
Autumn winds, handmade treasures and raw nutty goodness. Happy Halloween.
These super maca-macaroons come courtesy of my lovely yogi friend Atty who lives in Berkeley and knows a good raw food recipe when she sees one. You will be amazed at how quick and easy they are to throw together and how insanely good the sweet maple, salty-sweet berries and […]
Almond milk is the best. I was raised on full fat cow’s milk and have always craved its rich creamy texture in a dairyless alternative. I like to play around with other bases – cashew, rice, sesame and lately a bit of hemp – but almond is my king nut. […]
My good friend and crowned style-sister Alice recently told me about Luxdivine, a US-based handmade jewellery company that makes beautiful bohemian inspired gold, brass and gemstone creations. One look at their earthy druzy, glowing stones and bold naturally-inspired pieces in gold and brass and I was hooked. I have been […]
A week of autumnal colour and crunch. Happy weekend.
Ben has been busy filling his newly glazed hand-thrown bowls with quick and yummy goodness. Enjoy. This impromptu creation that I once thew together based on what was in the kitchen has fast become a quick, easy and protein packed brunchtime favourite. And since we always have a wonderful abundance […]
Coconut water is taking over the world. No self-respecting health junkie can do without the occasional hit, and with good reason. Coconuts are full of natural electrolytes and minerals including potassium, magnesium, calcium, sodium and chloride – which are lost during exercise and general frenetic excursion – and they provide a […]
Love it or hate it, garlic is certainly a strong and powerful little plant. While we most often use it for fun and flavour in the kitchen, since Ancient Egypt it has been used for medicinal as well as culinary purposes, its potent anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties making it a […]