Posts

Showing posts from May, 2020

Jasmine’s 7 Favourite Organic Pantry Staples

Image
Happy Organic September!Organic September is an initiative from theSoil Association, who work to raise awareness of the many benefits of consuming organic, whether that be food, farming, fashion or beauty. Supporting organic products goes a long way towards the long-term health of the planet and of our bodies, soI try to buy organic foods wherever I can, especially for the ingredients that I use the most in my kitchen. These are my faves.Duchy’s basmati riceI need to have basmati rice in the pantry at all times — it’s the basis ofkitchari, my absolute go-to meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner, and plenty of other fave recipes too. White rice is much more digestible than brown rice, but Duchy’s do a brown basmati as well if that’s more your speed. Both are grown without artificial chemicals and fertilisers, and part of the sales benefit The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation.Supermarket own-brand or farmers’ market organic eggsA few years ago, I judged the eggs for the Soil Associ…

Having a BBQ? Jasmine’s Best Recipes for Grilling

Image
In anticipation of National BBQ Week, which starts in just over a week’s time on the 25th of May, and in a bid to spend as much time outside as possible, here are some of my favourite recipes for a barbecue party — whether for one person, 2 or more! Even if you’re just cooking up these recipes using an oven grill, griddle or regular pan, I’m sure you’ll agree that summer vibes are always welcome. Here are some recipes that have become firm favourites over onjasminehemsley.com.BBQ Basted Veggies With Almond AioliA recipe that can easily be made vegan by substituting your fav cooking oil for the ghee, and that works with whatever veggies need using up in the fridge.Pickled Red Cabbage With Hazelnuts and Griddled AppleThis recipe says to griddle the apples on a pan, but you can just as well do them on the barbecue for an extra special touch. Plus this makes a wonderful crunchy and tangy side to richer dishes.Black Rice BBQ SaladA lovely filling salad that works as a main or as a side, to…

Having a BBQ? Jasmine’s Best Recipes for Grilling

Image
In anticipation of National BBQ Week, which starts in just over a week’s time on the 25th of May, and in a bid to spend as much time outside as possible, here are some of my favourite recipes for a barbecue party — whether for one person, 2 or more! Even if you’re just cooking up these recipes using an oven grill, griddle or regular pan, I’m sure you’ll agree that summer vibes are always welcome. Here are some recipes that have become firm favourites over onjasminehemsley.com.BBQ Basted Veggies With Almond AioliA recipe that can easily be made vegan by substituting your fav cooking oil for the ghee, and that works with whatever veggies need using up in the fridge.Pickled Red Cabbage With Hazelnuts and Griddled AppleThis recipe says to griddle the apples on a pan, but you can just as well do them on the barbecue for an extra special touch. Plus this makes a wonderful crunchy and tangy side to richer dishes.Black Rice BBQ SaladA lovely filling salad that works as a main or as a side, to…