Healthy cooking

What is your relationship with food and eating?

20 great ways with fresh rosemary

Recently I posted on Instagram how much rosemary I had growing in my garden in the bush. It thrives in that hot dry climate which is not dissimilar to the Mediterranean world. From two tiny plants, I now have two huge bushes, each around one metre in diameter bursting with aromatic fragrance. So what to do with it all? I’d already used it to marinate a shoulder of lamb and boost the flavour of crispy-roast potatoes – both traditional pairings for the fragrant but woody herb. But this...

5 April 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Ingredient substitution – how to make it work!

Ingredient substitution – how to make it work!

When the urge to cook strikes or you need to get dinner on the table, there’s nothing more annoying than realising you don’t have...

8 March 2017 by Guest post

What is your relationship with food and eating?

What I’m eating now (Summer 2017)

Summer means eating al fresco. All those lovely picnics, barbecues, beaches and time spent in the sunny outdoors. I love the warmer...

18 January 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Take 5! Healthy recipes with only 5 ingredients

Take 5! Healthy recipes with only 5 ingredients

Thanks to the abundance and variety of foods available these days, many recipes now consist of intimidatingly long lists of...

9 November 2016 by Guest post

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Discretionary foods – what the heck are they?

Discretionary foods are often called ‘junk foods’or ‘treat foods’. However, I prefer to call them, ‘sometimes foods’. You...

2 November 2016 by Guest post

New foods from the 2016 Healthy Food Guide Awards

New foods from the 2016 Healthy Food Guide Awards

This is the fourth year I’ve been a judge in these comprehensive Food Awards. I never cease to be amazed and impressed at the...

19 October 2016 by Catherine Saxelby