The Matchacino

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I love matcha green tea. Not only is it delicious but it has so many fantastic health benefits. It is full of antioxidants and 1 gram of matcha green tea powder provides 137 times the antioxidants of standard green tea and 9 times the beta carotene of spinach. I like to make this ‘matchacino’ with…

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Edible flower ice cubes

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I love working with edible flowers and it always amazes me how many flowers can actually be eaten. Whenever I have flowers left over from making food, I like to use any leftover flowers in ice cubes which are delightful served in drinks for parties and relaxed social gatherings. It also ensures that none of…

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Making and Storing Date Paste

How to make and store date paste

Date paste was one of those ingredients that I used to look at in raw food recipes and it really baffled me. I thought for a while that it was date syrup, a thick molasses or treacle like syrup that is available to buy in bottles. It isn’t date syrup and date paste is very…

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Raw Mango, lemon and ginger cheesecake

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Decadent desserts are a fabulous way into raw plant based food, and I think that even the most hardened of raw sceptics would be pressed to turn this down. Even if raw food isn’t your bag, then this cheesecake is a really delicious gluten free and dairy free alternative. For this to be at its…

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A week in the kitchen ….

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Last week I had my second car accident in a month, closely followed by a third. I managed to drive into the back of a burning car in the middle of a main road. To be fair, no car was visible as it was surrounded in smoke and a dense fog of black smoke quickly…

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For the love of the green stuff

For the love of green stuff

If your heart lies in Ireland, or at the very least you have been known to fling yourself around the room to the sound of The Irish Rover, then you’ll be happy to know that the feast of St. Patrick is upon us. If you are in the mood for something green, I have three…

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