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Porridge: How Do You Like Yours?

Porridge: How Do You Like Yours?

Oat porridge is basically oats cooked with liquid and there are countless ways to make it. The picture shows my perfect porridge: made with soaked sprouted oats, date and spice; thick and creamy with a touch of sweetness; but perfect porridge really does come down […]

Porridge: Which Oats?

Porridge: Which Oats?

Now I know you can make porridge with all sorts of grains, but here we are talking porridge made with oats, and in oat porridge the most important ingredient is… oats. To make really great porridge you have to get your oats right.  You can […]

Bread Machine Bread

Bread Machine Bread

My bread machine is the workhorse of my kitchen. I make bread every other day, and it’s always wholegrain. I use various flour and seed ingredients but the basics are very similar for all my loaves. I tend to make a small loaf which equates […]

Dried Fruit

Dried Fruit

I usually check the ingredients label of everything I buy, but for some reason I hadn’t noticed that our raisins had added oil. Now in the grand scheme of things 1% oil isn’t going to make much difference, but even so I went on a […]

The Best Bought Stock!

The Best Bought Stock!

If you look at the ingredients list of most vegetable stock powders you’ll see they contain A LOT of stuff! After searching around for some proper stock I tried some stock concentrates made by the company ‘9 Meals From Anarchy’. They make a few varieties […]