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It is still (just) January, the month of resolutions, detoxes, and get-fit regimes that may or may not last until February. And inΒ January people like myself get inundated with requests to cook from and review the latest weight loss cookbooks. I rarely get excited about suchΒ cookbooks for the simple reason that diets don’t really work. …

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Only a few days to go until Thanksgiving, and I’m positive that you have everything organised. But, if there Β is a teensy gap in your menu, please scroll on down for some links to Thanksgiving Day-friendly Food To Glow recipesΒ from the past five years. Never mind the photography.πŸ˜‰ Cauliflower Cheese is such a family favourite …

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Today I was supposed to be writing up two recipes for clients, cooking a mega-huge vegetable and chickpea tagine for two classes on Wednesday, meeting the in-laws for a late lunch, cleaning the house, and then packing my case for a morning train to London. Did I accomplish these things? Yes. Was I distracted. Of …

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By the looks of these images you can probably tell I have been sitting on this awhile. No sparseΒ concrete background to set off the dish, just a narrow floor tile and a crumpled piece of paper. But regardless of the dubious aesthetic I really wanted to share this recipe.

One of the things I love most about autumn is the fact that I can legitimately enjoy soup. Of course, one can enjoy soup at any time, but as I hailΒ from a hot climate the idea of soup in the summer jars. Badly. To me it feels like wearing a wool coat and Uggs to …

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If you can get past the awkward title I promise – hand on heart – that you will not just like this dish, you will absolutely love it. But first, a confession: it has tempeh. Is that a deal-breaker? I hope not.Β  Now, I don’t know about you and your nearest and dearest, but we …

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As a matter of habit and, I suspect, genetics, I get up rather early in the morning. Sometimes 3 am or 4 am, in which caseΒ I am often able to go back to sleep, grasping my deluxe eye mask (ask if you want more details – it’s amazing) down firmly over my eyes just as …

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As with some televisionΒ shows, where an entire episode seems to be based round a joke that came up in a production meeting, this recipe was an off-beat idea of mine that grew into a recipe. I started with the hybrid name and it kind of went from there. But unlike some TVΒ shows, this works. No …

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How do I love thee? Weeellll….enough to not only give you the obligatory sweet treat and some flowers for Valentine’s Day {food to glow passim},Β but also this awfully easy – and possibly a bit saucy {er, drizzly!} – savoury galetteΒ recipe. I know! I do love you! Enjoy responsibly.πŸ™‚

Bacalao, bacalhau, salted cod: whatever you call it, this is lovely stuff. Although we no longer need to salt food to preserve it, bacalhau is a gorgeous and still useful relic from an age before refrigeration. I first had bacalaoΒ many years ago at – of all places – a Scottish-French restaurant. It was in a …

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