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Melissa’s 10 Spring Weekend Recipes

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    Hello, Melissa here, sharing 10 of my absolute favourite Springtime recipes to enjoy over the long weekend or whenever you please.  I’ve picked these out especially as they are all simple, cheerful and based on easy to get ingredients like seasonal veg, popular cupboard items and frozen produce too.     1. Chocolate Clusters Totally flexible chocolate bites – inspired by the rice krispie clusters that my Mum never let me have! Use whatever you have to hand in your cupboards; coconut flakes / seeds / chopped nuts work really well too. And look out for fairtrade chocolate. Get the recipe.     2. Asparagus Tray Bake This one pan tray bake makes use of frozen peas, broad beans or edamame if you have it in your freezer and if you can’t get asparagus yet, swap for broccoli of any kind or greens you already have. Get the recipe.     3. NEW: Broccoli & quinoa salad with pickled pink onions I love this with quinoa or len

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 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

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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 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