Leaf wrapped stuffed salmon

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By Stephen John Salmon has long enjoyed well-deserved regard among foodies as one of life’s great delicacies. Even with the general public who usually prefer beef to fish, salmon has become very popular. Salmon in itself is considered a healthy dish, but you can enjoy a healthier salmon … [Read more...]

Moroccan Style Quinoa

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Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is often thought to be a grain but in fact it is a highly nutritious seed from the Andes. This dish can be made as vegetarian (and more authentically Moroccan) if you leave out the bacon - but it is a delicious addition for those of us who like a bit of meat! Ras … [Read more...]

New (oldish) greens

Flower Sprouts

It’s always interesting to find a new product, especially when it’s a new kind of vegetable! Yes while strolling though Mark & Spencer picking up some ingredients for a Sunday roast, I noticed a pack marked “flower sprout” I had never heard of this before. Further reading confirmed this is … [Read more...]

Please sir can I have some more?

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I don’t know if you missed this recent article on the BBC news website, because it certainly caught my attention. It was in the business section titled “Kidz Breakfast: Giant breakfast boosts cafe's business”, I must say I was intrigued. It appears a café in Great Yarmouth has come up with a … [Read more...]

Apricot and chocolate bars

healthy bar

Preheat oven to 180C Ingredients 150g plain flour 1/2tsp bicarbonate of soda 75g porridge oats 140g soft brown sugar 75g soft butter 75g chocolate chips Apricot jam Method Sieve flour and bicarbonate into a bowl stir in the porridge oats Beat together sugar and butter … [Read more...]