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Start the day right with a breakfast of creamy vanilla bean porridge topped with turmeric chai tea figs.

In collaboration with Yogi Tea Start the day right with a breakfast of creamy vanilla bean porridge topped with turmeric chai tea figs. As some of you know, I’ve long been a vocal cheerleader for turmeric. Not only have I created many recipes featuring this hugely useful spicy root, I have written on its medicinal …

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This time of year – despite the falling temperatures and falling leaves – is a favourite time for me as a homecook, and glutton. And figs are one reason why. Beautiful, black bursa figs – with their soft, edible dusky-leather jackets, and their tiny crunchy seeds – are my favourite fruit of autumn. I know …

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This time of year – despite the falling temperatures and falling leaves – is a favourite time for me as a cook, and glutton. And figs are one reason why. Beautiful, black Turkish figs – with their soft, edible dusky-leather jackets, and their tiny crunchy seeds – are my favourite fruit of autumn. I know this sounds …

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Don’t let the fancy name fool you, tartine is just French for ‘open-faced sandwich’. And I find it easier to say than the Danish smørrebrød, or the Finnish voileipä – the latter of which I have eaten when ages ago I did some work in Helsinki. Cured herring and butter as I recall. I ate it to be polite but …

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Move over quinoa, there’s a ‘new’ ‘grain’ in town. Well, actually it’s not new, and quinoa is not a grain. But you know what I mean. Of course I’m talking about freekeh. And just to confuse us further freekeh is not  a grain, but a process. Actually it sounds to me more like a dance …

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