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My Thoughts On Plant Milk

My Thoughts On Plant Milk

There are hundreds of plant milks available on the supermarket shelves, but unfortunately a lot of them are full of emulsifiers, thickeners, stabilisers…etc, with a dismally small amount of actual food ingredients. Many plant milks are also full of sugar: even milks that have no […]

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 […]

Rustic Passata

Rustic Passata

Rustic passata is one of my favourite ingredients. It’s crushed tomatoes, so somewhere between a tin of chopped tomatoes and smooth passata. I don’t like smooth passata: too slimy! If you can’t find the rustic variety then roughly blitz a tin of tomatoes in a […]

My Thoughts On Tofu

My Thoughts On Tofu

I’m not a fan of fried or baked tofu because, even if it starts out crispy, it inevitably ends up chewy. So when I use firm tofu I tend to add it cold to the finished dish, or just warm it through slightly. I used […]