Date & Coconut biscuits (Sugar- free)

My new favourite thing to do with my daughter is to bake biscuits & cookies. She loves it… it’s like Play Dough but she’s allowed to have a  taste and enjoy the results. Predictably her favourite word is now ‘cookie’ but I don’t want her to eat too many sweet treats.  The problem with most…

Buckwheat pancakes with Ricotta & Spinach (Galettes de Sarrasin)

I think Buckwheat pancakes work great as a savoury meal. Using buckwheat flour gives the pancake a slightly heavier texture than your standard crepe, with a robust and earthy flavour that tastes delicious. A traditional pancake from Northern France, these galettes de sarrasin are quickly cooked in the pan for a minute or two, served…

Maybe we should be eating more amaranth?

Wheat is everywhere. We eat so much of it! Bread, Cakes, Pastries, Pasta, even couscous… World wheat production is predicted to be near record this year as we are expecting to produce 690 million tons of it. We are mad on the stuff. It’s not a new thing but I’ve been reading more and more…