Discover: Lentils

I love red lentils as they are delicious, filling and quick and easy to prepare. You can turn them into hearty soups, or add them to many meals to add their wonderful flavour. Lentils History The earliest lentils were found in Greece dating back between 13,000 – 9,500 years ago. Lentils have been found in…

Discover: Tahini

Tahini is a delicious paste made solely from ground sesame seeds. It is an ancient nutritional powerhouse, and exceptionally versatile. You can add it to any course – breakfast, lunch or dinner and it tastes amazing. From toast to fish to frozen yoghurt, tahini makes everything better! Tahini History Sesame Seeds have been cultivated in…

Discover: Millet

Millet is tasty, with a mildly sweet, nut-like flavour and contains a myriad of beneficial nutrients. Unfortunately, many people think Millet is just for birds! It’s actually a delicious and ancient grain that harks back to biblical times. Millet History Chinese legend attributes the domestication of millet to Shennong – the God Farmer! Millet was…

Discover: Red Onions

Red onions are one of my favourite vegetables as this humble vegetable has many health benefits. It’s also at home in so many dishes, it can be hard to put down sometimes! From delicious chutneys, to adding a new flavour to a stir-fry, I absolutely love red onions! Red Onion History The three main types of red…

Discover: Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato is one of my favourite vegetables. This modest looking tasty treat with its bright orange flesh and its delicious sweet flavour has a surprising amount of health benefits. It is also easy to prepare, and adds interest to any dish. With all these benefits, what’s not to love? Just so you know: although americans…

Discover: Quinoa

Quinoa has become the punch-line of many people’s health food jokes, but behind the humour is a delicious and versatile food. It also good for weight loss, and has been revered for thousands of years. Just so you know – Quinoa is pronouned ‘keenwah’ not “Quin-Noah”. Quinoa History Quinoa is ancient! It was referred to…