Articles tagged with: ancient grains

What is your relationship with food and eating?

The kale backlash

Why is kale (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) singled out for superfood status? It appears in many ‘lists of the healthiest vegetables’. And yes, I know it’s good for our health, but I really doubt that most of us actually LIKE kale.

6 October 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Grains you may not know about - teff

Teff (Eragrostis tef ) is one of the so-called “Ancient Grains” which I have talked about on the Foodwatch website...

18 August 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Grains you may not know about - buckwheat

With an earthy flavour and its distinctive triangular shape, buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) is a wonderful addition to your...

21 July 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What I’m eating in a day this Winter (2015)

What I’m eating in a day this Winter (2015)

Nutrition is a young science and this is reflected in the way its guiding concepts change as new studies appear. When enough of...

22 July 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Use quinoa as the base but enliven it with the stronger flavours of cranberries, mint, parsley, onion and pistachio nuts. It's a...

28 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Ancient grains salad

Ancient grains salad

Cook up a quantity of this salad and you’ll find endless uses for it. With its sweetish undertone, I like to serve it with grilled...

1 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby