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Wasabi and Avocado Mousse

I am a big fan of Japanese cuisine. I find it simple, yet distilled to perfection; not to mention visually appealing. On top of this, it is a very healthy option. In short, pure zen in manifestation. One of my favourite foods to come from Japan is the wasabi. I know it is not everyone’s cup of … Continue reading

William Ledeuil’s White Chocolate Soup

White Chocolate Soup? …. I am very intrigued though some feelings of doubt prevail as well. What is your hunch? See the recipe below, the original link appears on the Guardian Website. Serves 4, 10 minutes preparation 400g (1 can) coconut milk 200ml passion fruit nectar/juice 200g white chocolate 1 stalk of lemon-grass (optional) Break … Continue reading

Chocolate is Good for You, Scientists Say

Chocolate may be good for the heart, say scientists cautiously, following a large study which found that those who eat more of it are less likely to suffer heart disease and strokes. Full article on the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2011/aug/29/chocolate-is-good-for-you-study

The Skinny Tart by Lorraine Pascale

Ingredients 80g/3oz butter, melted and cooled, plus extra for greasing 270g/10oz shop-bought filo pastry 4 tbsp apricot jam 500g/1lb 2oz low-fat (or no-fat) Greek yoghurt 2 tbsp honey 1 vanilla pod, seeds only (or alternatively 2 drops of vanilla extract) small bunch black seedless grapes, halved bunch redcurrants 1 dragon fruit, peeled and cubed 2 … Continue reading

Tangerine and Carrot Juice

  Gourmet pursuits do not need to be complicated, lengthy and expensive endeavours. Often you will find that  a combination of simple things can turn out to be quite exciting! And when I say simple, I do not mean bland and boring! Here is why a simple combination of tangerine and carrot juice is a … Continue reading

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