Monthly Archives: October 2011

National Geographic 360º Energy Diet

This month National Geographic are calling for participants to take part in a eight week Energy Diet where participating households attempt to reduce their carbon footprints. Participants must be willing to take part in a series of actions in different areas of … Continue reading

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Pestouille – Pesto Ratatouille

A nice, light refreshing dish that would work well as an alternative bruschetta topping, admittedly that was the plan until I forgot to take them out of the oven. Heat a small wok or frying pan of rapeseed oil and leave until sizzling. Slice … Continue reading

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Garlic Mushroom Medley with Onions, Potato and Samphire

Heat 2 tbs of Rapeseed oil in a small wok or frying pan until sizzle. In the mean time chop the 2 small potatoes, half an onion and prepare 100g mushroom medley (pre-prepared, or a selection of shittake, chestnut, button … Continue reading

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Chili Bean Mushroom Medley

A light Mushroom alternative to Chili Con Carne and 5 Bean Chili with chicory and samphire. The bulk of the meal comes from the beans and mushrooms medley as opposed to from mince. It is prepared by heating 2tsp Rapeseed … Continue reading

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Vegan Dog food

Many of us wonder if it is safe and possible for our omnivorous friends to thrive on a plant-based diet. This could be due to a number of reasons, perhaps we disagree with the treatment of food animals, are concerned about the qualify … Continue reading

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Garlic Mushrooms

An incredibly simple side dish that I have prepared three times in the past two days, it’s just that good! Ingredients (serves two): 8 Chestnut Mushrooms (for their nutty taste) chopped, Olive oil, Garlic paste, pinch of pepper. Bread slice … Continue reading

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