March 2016 – Events To Try Out
MARCH: It’s going to be a busy month with Mothering Sunday (Sunday 6th March), St Patrick’s Day (Thursday 17th March), Easter (Friday 25th – Monday 28th March), and The Boat Race (Sunday 27th March) all coming up!
So I’ve listed a few healthy food-related events below too that can hopefully tempt you away from all those Easter eggs and pints of Guinness…
When: Thursday 3rd March 19.00 – 21.00
What: Italy: ‘From Seed to Plate’ with Paolo Arrigo of Franchi Seeds
Fancy a Coffee?
Coffee is the most popular drink in the world – we drink around 70 million cups a day in the UK!
It’s most well-known for its caffeine kick and the effect it has on increasing our energy levels and alertness.
But caffeine only makes up 2% of the bean…so what else is in there? And what effects do these substances have on our health?
There are over 1000 different compounds, but some of the main ones include:
POLYPHENOLS - the perceived health benefits of coffee are linked in ...
Shrove Tuesday…Time For Pancakes!
Looking forward to some pancakes this Tuesday but fancy something a bit different?
Grain-free diets are growing in popularity due to increased awareness of intolerances/sensitivities, as well as more interest surrounding gluten-free and Paleo diets.
Below are some pancakes made without using conventional flour…give them a go and see what you think!
Coconut & Almond Pancakes
70g almond flour
120ml coconut milk
2 teaspoons cinnamon...
Happy Valentine’s Day!
“a food, drink, or other thing that stimulates sexual desire.”
As Valentine’s Day draws closer, what better way to stoke the flames of passion than with a romantic homemade meal?
Here are a few ideas to inspire you, coupled with a little bit of science from behind the scenes…
Oysters & Steak
These indulgent foods are perfect for a special occasion and contain high levels of amino acids and zinc. Both of these contribute ...