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Oil Is Back In Our Cupboard

Oil Is Back In Our Cupboard

If you’re going down the whole food road, oil is out because it is a refined product. I’ve been cooking without oil for a year or so now but until then the first step in most of my recipes was to add a small amount […]

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 […]