There is something wonderfully indulgent about a Phaidon book. They are so elegantly designed, printed on a paper sympathetic to the subject and beautifully bound to complete the perfect package. ‘The Garden Chef’ is no exception to this rule. Printed on an uncoated stock to give it a rustic feel, with copper foil lettering on […]
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Tasty & Healthy is a book devised by top Israeli chef, Omer Miller, food writer, Elinoar Rabin and gastroenterologist, Professor Dan Turner, mainly aimed at providing support for cooking for those with food intolerances and special conditions. When I was asked to review this book, if I’m honest my initial reaction was ‘not another self […]
In all honesty, when I was approached to review this book I thought to myself ‘Really? Siberian Food? Honestly?’ I guess I was one of many, guilty of stereotyping Russian food into either matriarchs romantically eating Blinis and Caviar whilst downing shots of icy Vodka, or Soviets desperately scratching around the shelves for whatever tinned […]
Leith’s-trained chef, Susie Morrison, finally found a cookbook which totally floored her. Daniel Clifford’s Out of my Tree, combines the raw brutality of the chef world with technical dishes that boggle even the most advanced chef. It left her in a disarray of emotions – from empathy to hate, to admiration. It’s taken me a […]
“This is a characterful ferment both in looks and taste. I make it all year round and use it in salads, soups and stews. You will see several recipes throughout the book that include this magical ingredient, as the rather pungent but incredibly delicious sauerkraut will bring a real kick to your dishes. Adjust the […]
When Eliza, my editor at Healthy Living London, suggested I reach out to Sarah Bentley for an interview on raising a plant-based family and her thoughts on the vegan movement more widely, I jumped at the chance. For those unfamiliar with Sarah’s work, she is one of the co-founders and project directors of the first […]
As Cirque du Soleil returns to London with the incredible TOTEM, which explores the ties that bind mankind to other species, as well as his dreams and infinite potential, Healthy Living London’s Lucinda was delighted to join the cast for the premiere at the Royal Albert Hall. The show follows the journey of evolution, from […]
This vegan malt loaf recipe from Matt Pritchard’s Dirty Vegan cookbook was the one which intrigued writer Lizzie the most. Mainly because it used tea! There are so many plant-based sweet treats available now but a lot of them are rather sickly sweet – this is quite different and also pretty dense so a slice […]
If you’re looking to impress visitors, these chickpea kickshaws will do the trick. Unusual and tasty, these are from Matt Pritchard’s Dirty Vegan cookbook. These tasty little treats make the perfect starter, although they’re so moreish, it wouldn’t be hard to get through a whole batch in one go… The sambal compliments the kickshaws perfectly […]
A hearty warming meal from the Dirty Vegan recipe book by Matt Pritchard. This was one of the first recipes Lizzie made and she loved it. If you’re looking for somewhere to start with going meat-light or meat-free, this is a fantastic first recipe. Especially if you’re a proper meat-eater! The jackfruit gives it a […]