Chilli salmon cakes with coriander & lime hollandaise

This recipe is can be made using any fish and is a great answer to left over fish. It can be kept really simple or supercharged healthy. The fish and spices can be changed for almost any combination and it can make a really impressive breakfast or dinner without being difficult or expensive! As always…

Wild Pheasant Pate

Shoot the bird using a high power air rifle, clean to the head  Pluck the bird. If you are making a casserole you would take the skin off but if you were roasting you would leave the skin off. In the case of pate we take the skin off. Cut off the head and extremities …

Top Foods to beat Anxiety and Depression

A combination of Omega 3 fatty acids, B-Vitamins and Magnesium can relieve the symptoms and decrease the risk of mental health problems including depression and anxiety, schizophrenia, autism and ADHD. If you suffer with any of the following you could benefit from just a few simple nutritional changes: Depression Anxiety Insomnia Nervousness Stress Mental health…

Fish Tacos

street food businessDuring a road trip through Mexico we fell in love with yet another Mexican dish. We drove over the border and down the Baja peninsula to La Paz where we got the ferry to the mainland. The journey down the Baja was very, hot, dry and silent. We wouldn’t see another car for…

Ceviche

Ceviche is a seafood dish originating from Latin America and involves curing the seafood in citrus juices. In Mexico each family recipe varied in fish type and spice. In this country it works really well with mackerel which is a highly nutritious and sustainable fish. It really feels like summer when we head to the beach…

Spiced crab cakes with avacado and mango salsa

This recipe is perfect for summer BBQ’s if you don’t eat meat or if you just fancy something a bit different and healthy. Having grown up in a fishing village It’s easy for me to get access to fresh, local and sustainable crab from the protected Jurassic coast. Small pot of crab approx. 250g MSC approved (magnesium…

Protect against Hayfever

Its getting to that time of year again when so many suffer with irritating snuffling and sneezing but I have a few tips to help prevent this allergy using a holistic and nutritional approach Increase your intake of antioxidants through a variety of fruit and vegetables Include foods rich in Vitamin A such as veal or beef…

Vegan Fudge Brownies

     Finding ways to reduce the amount of animal products from your diet is not only great for your body but for the environment to. I do eat some animal products when I feel I need it nutritionally but there are some things we can easily go without. Vegan is a loaded buzz word. People back…

Wild Garlic Pesto

Every Spring we move back into our outside home. With a showman’s caravan and a small communications box we spend a lot of our time cooking on fires outside and using as much natural, free food as we can. Living a semi outdoor lifestyle is made all the more exciting when the wild garlic starts appearing in abundance…

Granola and Almond milk

Granola and Almond milk Published by laurenehales Hunting for a good granola without all the added sugar, tones of honey or additives was harder than I expected, let alone expensive! I was even more bemused when I realised that the standard almond milk I pay around £1.50 for is 2% almonds, the rest is water. Making my…

Banana Bread

Banana Bread written by laurenehales Gluten and refined sugar free Like losing one earing from every pair or never finding a matching pair of socks, I always seem to end up with black bananas. Despite not being bananas about bananas my kitchen feels cold and heartless without them piling over the wrack or the side of…