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Jasmine’s 6 Supreme Summer Salads

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It’s salad time! I’m not one for craving or missing salads, but when that sun kicks in, I definitely get that salad feeling. With a dish that’s light, seasonal and nourishing, there’s truly something for everyone. Here are some of my favourites that play with textures and ingredients to keep things fresh and delish.Vata Pakti Bowl: Sautéed Cucumber, Green Beans, Beetroot and CarrotDesigned to ground you when you’re feeling wired, this bowl of sautéed veggies is a great one to wind down from stressful summer days.Pitta Pakti Bowl: Caramelised Celery, Avocado and Radicchio Salad Bowl (East by Westpage 144)Designed to cool you off with that creamy avocado and crunchy veg, this is the ultimate hot summer day recipe.Kapha Pakti Bowl: Roasted Broccoli, Cauliflower and Aubergine Salad Bowl(East by Westpage 145)This bowl is perfect for when you need a bit of a kick — slow, sweaty August days, anyone?Caramelised Celery, Courgette and Pumpkin Seeds With Mint, Manchego and RocketA salad that pla…

Jasmine’s 11 Recipes for the Perfect Picnic

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As lockdown restrictions ease, one of the safest ways to have a social life that doesn’t include a screen and a wifi connection is to get outside! Keep the groups small, of course, and abide by  distancing measures when meeting up with friends and family for a picnic in the park. Here I’ve put together some of my favourite recipes that are easily packable into your tiffins and Tupperwares for the perfect summer celebration — check outmy shop pagefor eco food storage.Spinach and Feta Hand Pies (East by Westpage 211)Inspired by Greek flavours, these chickpea pastry wonders will steal the show at your picnic. They make a great vegetarian main.BBQ Basted Veggies With Almond AioliNothing says summer like grilled wares, so I present: BBQ basted veggies with a tangy, garlicky vegan aioli. *chef’s kiss*Sautéed Buckwheat Sprout Pilau With Harissa and Za’atarA Middle Eastern-inspired dish sauté dish that works well as a salad for your picnic.Pickled Red Cabbage With Hazelnuts and Griddled Apple

Jasmine’s 11 Recipes for the Perfect Picnic

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As lockdown restrictions ease, one of the safest ways to have a social life that doesn’t include a screen and a wifi connection is to get outside! Keep the groups small, of course, and abide by  distancing measures when meeting up with friends and family for a picnic in the park. Here I’ve put together some of my favourite recipes that are easily packable into your tiffins and Tupperwares for the perfect summer celebration — check outmy shop pagefor eco food storage.Spinach and Feta Hand Pies (East by Westpage 211)Inspired by Greek flavours, these chickpea pastry wonders will steal the show at your picnic. They make a great vegetarian main.BBQ Basted Veggies With Almond AioliNothing says summer like grilled wares, so I present: BBQ basted veggies with a tangy, garlicky vegan aioli. *chef’s kiss*Sautéed Buckwheat Sprout Pilau With Harissa and Za’atarA Middle Eastern-inspired dish sauté dish that works well as a salad for your picnic.Pickled Red Cabbage With Hazelnuts and Griddled Apple

Black Lives Matter

In a racist society it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist.’ – Angela Y. Davis

We all need to do the urgent work to be better allies, and be actively and vocally anti-racist, with our voices and platforms, but also in our day-to-day actions.There are funds we can support, petitions we can sign and books we can read. Here is a small selection.We will continue to add any other helpful resources, information or accounts to follow as we come across them. 

SIGN: ⁣
Justice for George Floyd⁣ – https://www.change.org/p/mayor-jacob-frey-justice-for-george-floyd⁣ ⁣ ⁣
Justice for Belly Mujinga – http://chng.it/tLwV84Txsw

DONATE IF YOU CAN⁣:
Colours of Change⁣ – https://www.winningjustice.org/directory⁣ ⁣
Official George Floyd Memorial Fund⁣ – www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd⁣ ⁣
Minnesota Freedom Fund⁣ – https://minnesotafreedomfund.org⁣ ⁣
Justice for Ahmaud⁣ – https://www.runwithmaud.com⁣

READ:
Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins⁣
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Disc…

Black Lives Matter

In a racist society it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist.’ – Angela Y. Davis

We all need to do the urgent work to be better allies, and be actively and vocally anti-racist, with our voices and platforms, but also in our day-to-day actions.There are funds we can support, petitions we can sign and books we can read. Here is a small selection.We will continue to add any other helpful resources, information or accounts to follow as we come across them. 

SIGN: ⁣
Justice for George Floyd⁣ – https://www.change.org/p/mayor-jacob-frey-justice-for-george-floyd⁣ ⁣ ⁣
Justice for Belly Mujinga – http://chng.it/tLwV84Txsw

DONATE IF YOU CAN⁣:
Colours of Change⁣ – https://www.winningjustice.org/directory⁣ ⁣
Official George Floyd Memorial Fund⁣ – www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd⁣ ⁣
Minnesota Freedom Fund⁣ – https://minnesotafreedomfund.org⁣ ⁣
Justice for Ahmaud⁣ – https://www.runwithmaud.com⁣

READ:
Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins⁣
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Disc…