Posts

Showing posts from June, 2020

Melissa’s Satisfying Salads for all weather

Image
    Hello, Melissa here! If like me, you’re in the UK, it usually means your salad needs to fit all weather and these ones really do. So here are 7 Summer salads for rain or shine; a delicious mix of hearty and wholesome with fresh and zesty. Lots of great ones to share as well as ones to make double and have the next day or take to a picnic. As ever, feel free to add in any ingredients you’ve got that need using up to minimise your kitchen waste and make your food go further.   1. Lentil Salad with Sumac Dressing This lentil salad with a delicious sumac dressing is a winner with everyone! If you haven’t been swayed with lentils just yet, maybe you will after this. A great hearty salad for a sunny weekend and great to take on a picnic too. Get the recipe.     2. The Big Chickpea Chopped Salad This was pretty much born out of me having an *ingredients check in* and trying to use up everything hiding in my fridge and cupboards before t

Jasmine’s 11 Recipes for the Perfect Picnic

Image
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 out my shop page for eco food storage. Spinach and Feta Hand Pies ( East by West page 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 Aioli Nothing 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’atar A Middle Eastern-inspired dish sauté dish that works well as a salad for your picnic. Pickled Red Cabbage With Hazelnu

Jasmine’s 11 Recipes for the Perfect Picnic

Image
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 out my shop page for eco food storage. Spinach and Feta Hand Pies ( East by West page 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 Aioli Nothing 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’atar A Middle Eastern-inspired dish sauté dish that works well as a salad for your picnic. Pickled Red Cabbage With Hazelnu

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 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